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Letter to the Editor: Celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week through Oct. 21

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Dear Editor, A wise man once asked: “Does it worry you to be alone?” Fortunately, this is not a problem we have to grapple with: To paraphrase Ringo Starr, we at the Bartlett Library get by with a little help from our Friends! In fact, we’ve been getting by a lot of help from the […]

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Letter to the Editor

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Ballew Bridal rescues wedding from designer’s abrupt shutdown Dear Editor, My name is Melanie Brooks and up until recent I have been an excited bride due to wed on the 23rd of September. Planning a wedding can be exciting, fun, and stressful. Every woman longs for the experience of picking a dress for herself and […]

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Letter to the Editor: Quail Ridge donates leftovers to soup kitchen

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Hello, and I would like to say that I have never written in to the Bartlett Express before, but I am a subscriber and have enjoyed it for years. I felt so moved by the generosity of Quail Ridge Golf Course, that I felt it important to let someone know. The Quail Ridge Golf Course […]

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Screenings: Life-savers for colorectal cancer

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  EDITOR’S NOTE: The Bartlett Express welcomes letters to the editor and guest opinion columns; see guidelines. Dear Editor, March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and an opportunity to bring attention to potentially lifesaving actions people can take. This year, the American Cancer Society estimates over 135,000 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer […]

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Letters to the Editor for Oct. 13, 2016

Support legislation to limit out-of-pocket medication costs Letters to the Editor Have an opinion? Write a letter to the editor at The Bartlett Express. We want to know what you think about city activities, your pet peeves or wishes, notes of thanks, or your comments on broader state, national, or global topics. All views, respectfully […]

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Letter to the Editor: BPD chief thanks Bartlett citizens for support

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Dear Bartlett Community, The past few months have been a roller coaster ride for the law enforcement family. We have experienced extreme lows with the intentional deaths of our brothers and sisters nationwide, but we have also experienced warmth and love from our community. You have demonstrated your support through prayer vigils, thank you cards, […]

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Relay for Life matters in fight against cancer

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Dear Editor, What started as one man walking around a track in Tacoma, Wash., in 1985 has turned into the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. I’m talking about the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, which unites more than four million participants in 6,000 communities across the globe to celebrate […]

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Letter to the Editor: We need to expand de-annexation bill

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Deannexation HB bill 779 passed 68 to 25, giving residents in Gestapo-like annexations the right to vote to stay in the municipality or be deannexed. Unfortunately it only pertains to Tennessee’s largest municipalities and does not address the smaller cities such as Bartlett that used the same tactics as these larger cities in tramping over […]

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Lakeland resident calls for ‘Mayor Alderman’ type of charter

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In the Jan. 11, 2016, Commercial Appeal was an article titled “In the Loop” by Clay Bailey. Let’s be fair and reasonable and allow Lakeland voters to choose. I have a fair and reasonable solution for the Mayor and Commissioners to consider. If the Mayor and Commissioners want to have elections in November instead of […]

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Take Spoontember photos and pledge to fight hunger

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Dear Editor: I am writing in response to Feeding America’s Spoontember and Power Your Lunchbox Pledge. September is Hunger Action Month and Spoontember is the social media activation launched by Feeding America in order to raise awareness of the 1 in 7 people struggling with hunger in America. In order to participate in Spoontember, grab […]

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Letter: ‘No Kid Hungry’ supports children in need

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Dear Editor: I am writing in response to the Spoontember challenge that Feeding America is implementing this month to raise awareness of hunger in America. Child hunger still is a problem in the United States. One out of six Americans struggle with hunger. Three out of the top five states having the highest-rate of food-insecure […]

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Vet proclaims readiness of U.S. military

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Dear editor, In 1917 and 1942 when our young men and women went off to war, they were told it was “a war to end all wars” and “a war to make the world safe for democracy.” Well, here we are 97 years later and we have less of a democracy now than we had […]

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