Coming to FHS Monday afternoon, May 15, Haslam's visit was prompted by Lacy, being one of 17 members statewide on the Governor's Teachers Cabinet and a former state Teacher of the Year honoree.
Two women with Farragut connections — making important contributions in the fields of atomic science, medicine and public education — have been named finalists for annual East Tennessee Women’s Leadership Summit Award, nicknamed “The Lizzie.”
• At 7:22 a.m., Wednesday, May 10, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office unit was dispatched to a Witherspoon Lane address in reference to a theft that occurred on a construction site. Upon arrival an officer with the complainant said on or around April 14 someone entered a building that was under construction and stole a Kitchen Aid Range Hood valued at $1,072.84. The complainant stated he doesn't know who took the item and that he forgot to file a report when the theft occurred.
• A Chapel Pointe Road victim advised a KCSO unit on Tuesday, May 9, that she received a phone call April 19 from a man claiming to represent “International Payout Company.” Suspect told the victim she won money and needed to pay the taxes to receive the winnings. Victim advised the suspect called several times asking for money. Victim made several payments totaling about $16,000. Victim said the suspect has not called back in several days because she has since cancelled her credit card.