Letter: Bad Option
Published 4/10/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Headrick: In order to strip skin off the backs of low-income workers making less than $15,415 per year (2012 dollars), Gov. Haslam refused to accept $730.7 million from the feds to supply TennCare to 144,500 low-income Tennesseans in 2014.
Letter: Pension Reform Costs
Published 4/3/2013 at 10:17 a.m. 0 comments
Anderson: As Senate Bill 1005 and House Bill 948 go up for another committee vote today, March 26, higher-education employees question the full cost analysis and the potential risk that this “reform” may cost taxpayers more in the long run, ...
Letter: Further Tips
Published 4/3/2013 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments
Bodnar: Even fewer are aware that the word “tips” is an acronym for “To Insure Prompt Service.” Because income is dependent on performance, this system offers workers an incentive to provide adequate service.
Letter: Fix Education
Published 3/27/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Spencer: Our own education system is destroying our children’s future.
Letter: The Mystery of Roy's Portraitist
Published 3/27/2013 at 10:44 a.m. 0 comments
Perkins: There is a painting of the famous musician Roy Acuff on the ground floor in the Museum of East Tennessee History located on Gay Street. Can anyone else help?
Letter: Final Riposte
Published 3/20/2013 at 11:00 a.m. 0 comments
Letterman: My point about “current education” should have been directed at the fact students are taught to take “the test,” not to assemble the facts and come to a logical conclusion.
Letter: Making Some Noise
Published 3/20/2013 at 10:57 a.m. 0 comments
Ogle: Congratulations to Knoxville’s Black Lillies and kudos to Ryan Reed for a great cover story!
Letter: Internet Insider
Updated 3/22/2013 at 4:26 p.m. 0 comments
Websites are an integral part of an overall communications package—but only a part.
Letter: Voting is Great!
Published 3/13/2013 at 10:50 a.m. 1 comment
Griffin: Thank you for your concern about my education. I spent a lot of time ducking-and-covering at school and probably missed something.
Letter: Underused Podium
Published 3/13/2013 at 10:48 a.m. 0 comments
Innes: To be fair, municipal Web designers face crushing workloads that often exceed their private-sector colleagues. Still, a relevant message is no more costly to digitize than any other.
Letter: Consequences of Annexation
Published 3/6/2013 at 10:37 a.m. 0 comments
Haupt: For years rural Tennesseans have been living under the threat of involuntary annexation, yet, nobody has questioned why 47 other states allow annexation by referendum only?
Letter: Rocking the 9
Published 3/6/2013 at 10:36 a.m. 0 comments
Kennedy: I had the esteemed privilege of listening to the University of Tennessee School of Music perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor OP. 125
Letter: Naming Names
Published 3/6/2013 at 10:34 a.m. 0 comments
Mercks: There is no real restriction on street naming by developers, i.e. those who file the plats, outside of not using names currently in use.
Published 2/27/2013 at 3:04 p.m. 0 comments
Billy Joe Finuchi: "The decision by the Anderson County Commission to post the motto “In God We Trust” outside of the county courthouse has elicited both praise and condemnation from the general public."
Letter: Knowledge of the Intent
Published 2/27/2013 at 3:02 p.m. 0 comments
John Letterman: "You could say that the states no longer have the power they had in the beginning thanks to a Republican named Lincoln. In the beginning, each state was a sovereign country called a state joining together to form ...