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October

Wednesday, Oct 16th Fall into Wellness with Essential Oils Join instructor Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, for Fall into Wellness with Essential Oils in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Participants learn how to fortify and support their immune, respiratory and digestive systems and guard themselves against the stress of the season with essential oils. Register by Monday, Oct. 14, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at Town Hall or by phone at 865-218-3375. 
Thursday, Oct 17th Knoxville Symphony Orchestra continues its Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series with Grieg’s Piano Concerto featuring pianist Natasha Paremski. Music director Aram Demirjian leads the performance beginning at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18, in Tennessee Theatre. Tickets may be purchased by calling 865-291-3310 or www.knoxvillesymphony.com. Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted rate by calling 865-521-2337.
Saturday, Oct 19th 4th Annual Free Veterans Picnic is from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, at Chilhowee Park, 3301 E. Magnolia Ave., Knoxville. Veterans, active duty military personnel and guests invited. To RSVP, e-mail VVA1078@gmail.com
Saturday, Oct 19th GO! Contemporary Dance Works, a local non-profit dance company, will perform “Words Unspoken” beginning at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, in Bijou Theatre. Twelve dancers plus artistic director Lisa Hall McKee are residents of Farragut. 
Saturday, Oct 19th Join experts from Tennessee Valley Authority and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to learn about the bat population in East Tennessee and the benefits bats provide to our community from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 19, in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. There is a $25 charge per bat box. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 16. Register online at townoffarragut.org/register, by phone at 865-218-3375 or in person at Town Hall.
Tuesday, Oct 22nd The local team of U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett (R-2nd District, which includes Farragut) will staff mobile office hours  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, in  Lenoir City Hall, 530 Highway 321 North.
Tuesday, Oct 22nd The Big Orange Pansy Jam runs from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Avenir Memory Care at Knoxville, 901 Concord Road, Farragut. A $15 wristband gets a barbecue dinner, one drink and silent auction. Proceeds benefit The Pat Summitt Foundation. To reserve seats, call 865-777-1500.

FUD: Turkey Creek-Concord intersection to be closed 8p-5a as late as thru Oct. 18

In response to the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s ongoing Concord Road Expansion project, First Utility District is planning what is estimated to be a maximum 12-day nighttime road closure at the intersection of Turkey Creek and Concord roads, which began Monday evening, Oct. 7.

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Leilani big winner at TN Valley Fair

Farragut fifth-grader Leilani Johns put her natural talents and interests to the test in September, coming away with a slew of awards at Tennessee Valley Fair.

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News

Admiral Landing plans set for review  Read More

One special night  Read More

Locks gone to the ‘cause’  Read More

Zoning request postponed  Read More

Strong voices on McFee land use ideas  Read More

FUD: Turkey Creek-Concord intersection to be closed 8p-5a as late as thru Oct. 18  Read More

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School

FIS Anchors Aweigh Fun Run set for Oct. 24  Read More

Business

Being a woman a two-edged sword when it comes to long-term care  Read More

Community

Senior Queen, Senior Star at KCHS  Read More

Doggie bladder stones are ‘somewhat common’  Read More

Leilani big winner at TN Valley Fair  Read More

‘Shell’ing out some Farragut history  Read More

Brockamp’s ‘Real Men Wear Pink’ drive seeks $30,000  Read More

Sports

Historic regular season ESPN 2 Irish win  Read More

‘Eli-led’ 21-0 run  Read More

Farragut ends perfect at 9-0, gains 8th shutout  Read More

Bulldogs grab emotional title win versus Alcoa  Read More

Williams’ long runs, 2nd-half defense key Bearden’s 1st win of ’19, 1st at HVA  Read More

Double golf trip to state as Lady Admirals, FHS boys win region  Read More