To the Editor: People do not appear to understand how important it is that Obamacare be repealed with no replacement.…
To the Editor: As a constituent of Rep. Mark Meadows, R-Asheville, I am disappointed that he did not use this…
To the Editor: Once there was once a busy, thriving community nestled in beautiful mountains that surrounded the town on…
To the Editor: North Carolina state Sen. Jim Davis, Franklin, in a recent newspaper interview indicated he opposes the repeal…
There has never been a president like Donald Trump. There has never been a campaign like the campaign that Trump…
To the Editor: It is interesting that the U.S. is so outraged over Mexican illegal immigration when Mexico was actually…
To the Editor: In these days of political bickering, I believe that words we use must be precise in order…
To the Editor: We have made much progress in our long-term protections of air, water and the environment since President…
To the Editor: The right to clean air and clean water seems to have become a partisan issue in our…
To the Editor: Democrats might well consider that you can’t justify your actions based on the idea that, “we are…
To the Editor: For the last decade, I have questioned my party allegiance, as well as the allegiance of others…
To the Editor: The article ”Unfair collection practices in tax collector’s office?” (Feb. 25 edition) wisely includes a question mark…
I was in the Disney bubble for seven days straight, so it was rather depressing driving home with the daily…
By Martin Dyckman • Guest Columnist The press must be the keyboard on which the government can play. — Joseph…
To the Editor: Thank you Smoky Mountain News and Becky Johnson for writing an article bringing to a close the…
To the Editor: It’s gotten to the point that I’m hesitant to listen to or read the news. President Trump’s…
Many thanks to The Smoky Mountain News for the recent article by Becky Johnson (www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/19193) to update the citizens of…
To the Editor: Unfortunately, anti-abortion supporters named themselves pro-life, thereby labeling pro-choice supporters pro-death. This serves to demonize the pro-choice…
To the Editor: Our fathers and grandfathers fought in World War II to save the world from Nazi domination. Over…
To the Editor: The Constitution guarantees the right to assembly, and Americans continue to exercise that right throughout history. In…
They were both quiet, their voices barely audible even during roll call, and absolutely silent otherwise. Even as a new…
We leave for Disney World this weekend.  I should be more excited, but with all that’s going on in our…
To the Editor: I am writing to express my concern about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.”…
To the Editor: Regarding Scott McLeod’s piece last week about the availability of internet service (www.smokymountainnews.com/opinion/item/19234), it is a big…
“Ignorance and misinformation, if allowed to prevail in foreign policy, handicaps the country’s security. In a world of complex and…
To the Editor: The very first section of President Donald Trump’s order banning immigrants from seven nations refers to the…
It was just a press release, one among the dozens a week that media outlets receive and that may or…
To the Editor: Those job killing North Carolina Republicans are at it again. The Republican General Assembly has cost North…
Although many poets and musicians have won awards, there is only one person who has a world-wide celebration every year…
To the Editor: Scott McLeod’s recent editorial “Looking more for ideology, less politics” (www.smokymountainnews.com/opinion/item/19140) truly resonated for me and I…
To the Editor: When you write “Looking for more ideology, less politics,” what exactly does that imply? And when you…
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in hopes that people walking their pets will be more considerate to…
To the Editor: Mr. McLeod, am writing to commend your timely Opinion piece. You made a number of excellent points.…
My wife was stranded in Mississippi. She was supposed to get home late on Friday night, but then the big…
To the Editor: Is it just me? Or are any of your readers just a wee bit concerned about (this…
To the Editor: The Oxford Dictionary of the English Language defines ethics as: “moral principles or code.” The Office of…
To the Editor: Given the recent suggestion in The Sylva Herald that the Jackson County Tourism Development Authority possibly fund…
Throughout my entire life, I’ve awoken on New Year’s Day energized to be more, do more, see more. This year…
To the Editor: I very much appreciated your comments about Castro and Cuba, particularly your childhood experience at Guantanamo. I…
License plate sales raised nearly $815,000 to support the Great Smoky Mountains National Park this year, with the grand total…
“The smartest countries tend to be those that have acted to make teaching more prestigious and selective; directed more resources…
To the Editor: Nothing in a recent letter (“Please, just check the facts,” Dec. 14, The Smoky Mountain News) rings…
To the Editor: Have we ever seen such hypocrisy? The Russians have now hacked the 2016 election, really? Liberal news…
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that…
To the Editor: There was a story with the headline “Haywood County wipes the dust off the bottle” in the December…
To the Editor: In the recent edition of The Smoky Mountain News, Carl Iobst’s letter seems to indicate that traditional…
To the Editor: To my friends in Western North Carolina, I will be retiring on December 31.
I am writing a fictional spy novel. Here is the draft outline of it.
By Greg Christopher • Guest Columnist This time of year, as many people are counting their blessings, they also realize…
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