“We just did it on our own,” Omitaomu, an Oak Ridge National Laboratory research scientist, said of his desire to inquire about the slope and amount of sunlight absorbed for each 50-meter stretch of a given Town street or road.
One way to offset Town of Farragut’s reduced amount of Hall Income Tax revenue, according to Knox County Commissioner John Schoonmaker, is getting relief from the Sales Tax Administration Fee.
“That’s what the [state] Department of Revenue charges the City of Knoxville, Knox County and the Town of Farragut to get their sales tax returned to them,” Schoonmaker, representing 5th District that includes Farragut and Concord, said during an annual meeting of local and state leaders. “Rep. [Jason] Zachary introduced a bill last year [to eliminate the fee] but it was exclusively for Knox County. That didn’t go forward.”
Santa letters HQ ‘staffed’ by biz, Town, FHS
• At 5:28 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, a complainant called Knox County Sheriff’s Office Teleserve Unit to report a theft from NHC Farragut, Cavette Hill Lane. Complainant advised her grandmother, the victim, had multiple items taken while she was staying at NHC Farragut. Complainant advised two gold wedding bands, with a listed value of $1,000, and a silver wrist watch, value listed at $200, were on the victim’s nightstand beside her bed.
• At 12:57 p.m., Dec. 7, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a theft from an Ackley Circle residence. Complainant advised she had five Christmas light projectors in her front yard as decorations. Around 7 a.m., she noticed the lights were not shining in her home. Complainant advised she checked her video cameras and could see the lights being taken but could not see the suspect. Estimated value of loss was listed at $200.