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Immigration plan compares to emancipation

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I wanted to congratulate the editorial writer in today’s paper (Jan. 13.) I thought it made several good points regarding the proposed Keystone pipeline. It did not...

Community blessed to have JRMC

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Recently I spent several days in Jefferson Regional Medical Center after undergoing a surgical procedure. Dr. Simpson and the operating room crew were competent,...

Stop harassing our students

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I am a concerned grandparent. What I am concerned about is the treatment of our students at Watson Chapel High School. I am concerned about all of the write ups that...

Cotton’s Iran policy well founded in history

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

Contrary to Charles Isgrig’s contention, Sen. Tom Cotton’s Iran policy is well founded in history. On Jan. 20, 1981, Iran released 52 Americans who had been held...

Help others through ‘Souper Bowl of Caring’

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

Editor, The Commercial:

I am writing this on behalf of the local youth of Grace Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church. The young people are collecting non-perishable food items and...

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White Hall tests SkyCop technology

Jan 27, 2015 2:01pm

White Hall citizens who might have been wondering what the big flashing object is on Dollarway Road no longer have to wonder as it’s part of a new security technology called SkyCop.

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Tips offered for conservation candidates

Jan 27, 2015 1:01pm

Individuals interested in running for a position on the Jefferson County Conservation District Board should:

—Be a registered voter;

—Own land and reside in the district;

—...

Fizzy history moves a nation

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” While the precise origin of this aphorism is lost to time, this weekend we note an important milestone in technological...

Tobacco Free Awareness Week

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

In 1964, the Surgeon General published its first report on smoking and health.

Over the next 50 years, more than 20 million Americans have died because of smoking.

According to the...

The Five Year Election Sale

Jan 26, 2015 11:01pm

It’s often amazing how one U.S. Supreme Court can change the whole course of American social and political life. There are cases in pursuit of social fairness, the most famous of which is the 1954...

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