Fox Run subdivision and Union Road residents showed up to voice their objections to a rezoning request for the former Ivey Farm property.
David Robinette, a Boring Road resident and developer with Site Inc., has requested Farragut Municipal Planning Commission recommend to Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen approval of his application to rezone five parcels making up the Ivey Farm, which fronts Union Road and lies between Saddle Ridge and Fox Run subdivisions, from Agriculture to R-1 Open Space [Overlay] Residential.
Seeking to open lines of communication between Democrats and Republicans, Dr. Joshua Williams announced to 5th District Democrats, “This is my first official campaign speech.”
Williams, a clinical psychologist for 40 years focusing on mental health who said his career “has been one of public service,” is seeking the Democratic nomination toward ending what would be a 52-year Duncan family Republican stronghold on Tennessee’s 2nd U.S. Congressional District by 2018 — held since 1988 by John J. “Jimmy” Duncan Jr.
Inaugural Red, White & Blues Jam presented by SouthEast Bank will serve as a showcase event for 23 West End Avenue businesses.
While featuring five different bands on a rotating basis during the six-hour event, 4 to 10 p.m., Friday, July 8, the Jam is a unique chance to be entertained, refreshed by tasty treats and cold beverages and all the while taking advantage of “in-store specials or discounts” at all 20 businesses, said Stephen F. Krempasky, executive director of Shop Farragut/Farragut Business Alliance that is putting on the event.
Krempasky said the Fest is unique among other Shop Farragut community-business events in that, beyond giving out samples, West End Shopping Center businesses “can just go ahead and make a sale.