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Letters To The Editor Policy

The Daily Chronicle welcomes letters on public issues. Letters must include the author's full name, home address and day and evening telephone numbers. We limit letters to 400 words and one published letter every 15 days. All letters are subject to editing for length and clarity.

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Letters to the Editor

  • Letter: Wind turbines help environment, landscape

    To the Editor:After reading Paul Ballard's letter to the editor ("Wind turbines harm environment, la ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Letter: Trump should be held to higher standard than Costanza

    To the Editor:Delbert Nordbrock’s letter to the editor on Feb. 7 (“The difference between beliefs, f ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Letter: Citizens should stand up for beliefs

    To the Editor:President Donald Trump vowed Monday to allow only people who “want to love our country ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Letter: New board must choose right leader for DeKalb School District 428

    DeKalb school boards traditionally have had a problem with hiring the right superintendents. One of the reasons I am running for school board in DeKal ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Letter: YMCA will suffer with coming of hospital health center

    To the Editor:I served on the DeKalb County Board from 2000 to 2010, and during that time was a memb ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Letter: What's in a name?

    To the Editor:Donald Trump is the first Donald elected to the presidency.I discovered six presidents ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:57 pm
  • Letter: DeKalb should not take over or expand Egyptian Theatre

    To the Editor:Barlow & Associates consultants presented a report at the City Council’s Jan. 23 Commi ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Letter: The difference between beliefs, facts and lies

    To the Editor:Words. Beliefs = something someone thinks is true.Truth = correct.Untrue = something t ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Wind turbines harm environment, landscape

    To the Editor: I strongly disagree with any proposal to put in wind turbines.  These turbines turn ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Letter: Trump needs to earn Americans’ trust

    If Donald Trump wants people to “give him a chance,” he needs to earn our respect and trust. Raving about nonexistent crowds at his inauguration and u ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter: Some marchers' behaviors didn't command respect

    To the Editor:Since when does going topless and marking up one’s body with vulgarities empower a wom ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Letter: Americans should accept, honor president

    To the Editor:It’s time for our country to accept Donald Trump as president. He needs to be respecte ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Letter: Ideas on crime, roads, and improving business climate in DeKalb

    To the Editor:I'm running for mayor of DeKalb.In my last letter, I told you some of my ideas on brin ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: Responsibilities force withdrawal from DeKalb race

    To the Editor:It is with mixed emotions that I announce my withdrawal as a candidate for 2nd Ward al ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Letter: A prayer for our president

    To the Editor:Lou Cole of DeKalb wrote this prayer, which was read at my Sunday School class for adu ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:22 am
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