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Latest Editorials

State, local officials need to reach out effectively to unvaccinated

The COVID-19 numbers say it all: Not enough Carter Countians are safe from the disease, and our death rate from COVID 19 in the past ... Read more

2 days ago by Our View.

Heartbroken wife ready to end long marriage

Dear Abby: When I found out a few months ago that my husband of 24 years had been having affairs with several men, it devastated ... Read more

4 days ago by Contributed Content.

Fall the most colorful of the seasons

Today is the first day of autumn. Summer has now left the room, even though some signs of it remain. And, with some cooler nights ... Read more

5 days ago by Our View.

Freedom’s story deeply vetted in local history

The annual Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration will be held next weekend at Sycamore Shoals Park and will be highlighted by the crossing of the Watauga ... Read more

1 week ago by Our View.

September is Suicide Prevention Month

To the Editor: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2020 when 44,834 Americans ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

Tragedy breeds unity in the Volunteer State

BY SEN. MARSHA BLACKBURN Overnight on August 21, an entire community was washed away in the deadliest flooding event in Middle Tennessee history. We lost ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

General Milley: Military coup or Washington spin

BY LT. COL. ROBERT MAGINNIS I was shocked as many of you by the allegations made by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa in their new ... Read more

1 week ago by Contributed Content.

High school sports bring communities together

Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. This time of year, all eyes are on Friday night and high school football. Whether it be Hampton, Cloudland, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Our View.

We will always remember 9/11

BY SEN. BILL HAGERTY Before Sept. 11, 2001, we Americans moved about our lives with a confidence that our land was safe, secure, and protected ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributed Content.

Memphis animal shelter hides records based on animal ‘privacy’ rights

BY DEBORAH FISHER In late April, the city of Memphis abruptly changed course and shut down access to records that show how the city-owned animal ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Contributed Content.

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