Farragut has more housing options with the opening of Farragut Pointe Apartments, which had a ribbon cutting Wednesday, May 15, at the new complex, 11225 Farragut Pointe Way. read more
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May

Friday, May 31st West Young Professionals applications for their team West Young Professionals, Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce’s YP committee, has now opened applications for their team. WYPs strive to provide programs throughout the entire year to fulfill their goal “to provide young professionals in the Chamber and the greater Farragut West Knox community with opportunities to grow, connect, and give back to our community,” a FWKCC press release stated. Visit docs.google.com Applications will close Friday, May 31.

June

Monday, Jun 3rd Knox County Health Department’s School-Based Dental Program is offering free  dental services for children and young adults throughout June. In partnership with Knox County Schools Welcome Center (535 Chickamauga Ave.), those ages 4 to 21 can receive several services, including education, screenings, sealants and fluoride varnish. “About 20 percent of children ages 5 to 11 have at least one untreated tooth decay,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Appointments are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following dates in June: 3-7, 10-14, 17-18, 20-21, and 24-28. Interpreters will be available. Call 865-215-5131 to make an appointment.
Thursday, Jun 6th Cooper Group “lunch and learn” event The real estate team of Cooper Group with Keller Williams will host a free “lunch and learn” event “Unlocking Home Sale Success: Strategies For Maximizing Your Profit” starting at noon, Thursday, June 6, in Farragut Community Center. Lunch is free if participants RSVP (see below). This meeting also would allow anyone who is considering the sale of a home to ask industry pros what buyers are looking for, how to make the most from a sale, how appraisals work, learn about new lending solutions and how they can negotiate rates with Realtors. On hand will be Realtors, a lender, a stager and appraiser available for an open question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unlocking-home-sale-success-strategies-for-maximizing-your-profit-tickets-899351142477?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm

July

Sunday, Jul 14th Christian volunteers needed There is an urgent need in the Farragut area this summer for Christian volunteers to serve families living with disability this summer. Joni and Friends, an international disability ministry with an office in Knoxville, is seeking volunteers for its summer Family Retreat, which will be offered during two sessions in July.  Volunteers can sign up for one or more Family Retreat sessions:  Tennessee Family Retreat 1 is July 14-18 at Fort Bluff Camp in Dayton (Rhea County) and TFR 2 is July 20-24, also at Fort Bluff. For more information, visit https://joniandfriends.org/knoxville.

August

Sunday, Aug 4th Tools as Art: Work & Play Exhibition Knoxville Museum of Art announces Tools as Art: Work & Play Exhibition, on view through Aug. 4, with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 10. This free event is open to the public with a cash bar. In addition, the museum will host its monthly Soundscapes concert series beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 for KMA members and $25 for non-members. For more information about the Knoxville Museum of Art, visit www.knoxart.org.

Radiating gratefulness: state Poet Laureate

“The world will be nothing like you expected it to be and I promise it will be something beautiful,” — Melody Dalili This isn’t a story about Melody Dalili. This is a story about the people who got her where she is. Where she is, in a small, comfortably lit, dorm room on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on a FaceTime interview Tuesday, May 21, is where loads of encouraging hands lovingly helped guide and bolster her — like those of Allison Comer, executive director of Muse Knoxville, and other former co-workers there; her present English professor at UNC, Nicole Berland; and Robin Thady and Robin Blanton (a.k.a. Big Sister Robin and Mother Robin), her academic coaches, among many more, who matter so much in her life.

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GS Gold Awards to locals

Two Farragut High School and two Hardin Valley Academy students recently received 2024 Gold Awards from Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians as four of 25 girls honored across the region at a recent gala dinner/awards ceremony. Farragut’s Helen Liulevicius helped restore a children’s play space after Catholic

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News

Radiating gratefulness: state Poet Laureate  Read More

Despite Neal, BOMA nods greenway fund  Read More

Sgt. Stout ‘gave all,’ March ’70  Read More

Jones brings his talents to farragutpress; ‘fresh start’ expressed in his own words  Read More

Town budget, FY ’25, passes 1st reading  Read More

HVA graduates 465  Read More

School

Scholarships, Anchor Awards highlight FHS Senior Day honorees  Read More

GS Gold Awards to locals  Read More

BHS grads to seek ‘true joy’  Read More

Business

Farragut Pointe: ‘high-end’ affordable home choices  Read More

Mellow Mushroom Farragut approaches 25 years  Read More

business briefs  Read More

Sports

From bases-loaded 3 RBIs to barehanded putout  Read More

Radcliffe’s 3rd pk happy ending: ‘no goals allowed’ BHS wins state  Read More

Murphy-led KCHS girls tennis 3-peat, singles; Faulkner’s 4th  Read More

Webb girls nab II-AA state title in track; shot put title repeat; Ebbert 3200 #1  Read More