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October

Saturday, Oct 23rd Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic Knoxville Bar Association announces a Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 23, at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church, 2084 Dandridge Ave. in Knoxville. This is a general advice and referral clinic with volunteers prepared to advise on a wide variety of legal issues, including family law, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, criminal defense, consumer protection, contract disputes, child support and personal injury among other issues.
Saturday, Oct 23rd Knoxville Bar Association announces a Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 23, at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church, 2084 Dandridge Ave. in Knoxville. This is a general advice and referral clinic with volunteers prepared to advise on a wide variety of legal issues.
Sunday, Oct 31st Knoxville Opera is accepting submissions from Friday, Oct. 1, through Sunday, Oct. 31, for a Mefistofele Poster Competition. The winner will have his/her work featured as the official poster of Knoxville Opera’s March 4 & 6, 2022 production of Mefistofele, in addition to a $750 cash prize. Visit the competition website https://www.knoxvilleopera.com/postercontest/ for submission guidelines and eligibility requirements.

November

Saturday, Nov 6th Knoxville Bar Association, in partnership with Legal Aid of East Tennessee, will host a Debt Relief Legal Advice Clinic for pre-screened individuals beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 6. Clinic will be held at the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, 1101 Liberty St., Knoxville. The Debt Relief Clinics are offered to assist qualified debtors in the greater Knoxville area. Clinic individuals must be pre-screened and must contact LAET’s Knoxville office to go through client intake, Clients accepted for the clinic should arrive no later than 8:55 a.m.  U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Suzanne H. Bauknight will begin the clinic with an overview about debt issues, the bankruptcy system and reasons why someone may not need to file bankruptcy.  Clients then will be paired with KBA volunteer attorneys to discuss debt relief options, which might include pro bono representation in bankruptcy for those who qualify.  Those who qualify will be asked to provide a copy of their credit report and will complete a short survey by phone. To be pre-screened, call LAET’s Knoxville office at 865-637-0484. Deadline to call is Friday, Oct. 29.  Knoxville Bar Association is a non-profit corporation organized to work for the improvement and increased effectiveness of the legal profession and the administration of justice. The Association, which has 1,844 members, offers continuing legal education and service to the community through programs such as the Lawyer Referral & Information Service, Legal Advice Clinics and LawLine OnLine. Additional public service information may be found at the Association’s website at www.knoxbar.org.
Sunday, Nov 7th MASSKUS Productions will present Cleveland-born and Asheville native David Wilcox at Knoxville’s finest Listening Room, The Open Chord, 8502 Kingston Pike. He will host a special matinee performance beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday Nov. 7.   “… His lyrical insight is matched by a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music,” a MP press release stated. “Wilcox released an independent album in 1987, was a winner of the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award in 1988, and by 1989 he had signed with A&M Records. His first release on the label, How Did You Find Me Here, sold over 100,000 copies the first year largely by word of mouth.” Tickets are $26.50 and available on-line at https://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/531433527797425989 or by stopping by The Open Chord “all things music store.” You also can visit:  https://www.openchordmusic.com/ For more information on Wilcox: https://davidwilcox.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Davidwilcoxmusic/
Sunday, Nov 7th MASSKUS Productions will present Cleveland-born and Asheville native David Wilcox at Knoxville’s finest Listening Room, The Open Chord, 8502 Kingston Pike. He will host a special matinee performance beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday Nov. 7.   “… His lyrical insight is matched by a smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music,” a MP press release stated. “Wilcox released an independent album in 1987, was a winner of the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk award in 1988, and by 1989 he had signed with A&M Records. His first release on the label, How Did You Find Me Here, sold over 100,000 copies the first year largely by word of mouth.” Tickets are $26.50 and available on-line at https://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/531433527797425989 or by stopping by The Open Chord “all things music store.” You also can visit:  https://www.openchordmusic.com/ For more information on Wilcox: https://davidwilcox.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/Davidwilcoxmusic/
Thursday, Nov 18th Featuring “Voice of the Vols” play-by-play broadcaster Bob Kesling as emcee, Morning Pointe’s inaugural “Seniors Got Talent, Morning Pointe’s inaugural “Seniors Got Talent, Knoxville” variety show will take the stage at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, in Bijou Theatre. The show will feature “a fun-filled evening of senior talent performances to benefit the Morning Pointe Foundation,” a MP press release stated. Celebrity judges include Holly Warlick, former Lady Vols basketball star and program head coach. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second-, and third-place winners, including a $250 cash prize for finishing No. 1. Auditions for the Knoxville show will be held online this year. Participants are not required to be Morning Pointe residents; anyone 62 years of age or older may apply. Acts showcasing talents of all kinds are welcome, but should not exceed three minutes in length. Aspiring performers can register for a free audition by registering online at www.morningpointefoundation.com/seniorsgottalent.
Thursday, Nov 18th Featuring “Voice of the Vols” play-by-play broadcaster Bob Kesling as emcee, Morning Pointe’s inaugural “Seniors Got Talent, Knoxville” variety show will take the stage at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, in Bijou Theatre. The show will feature “a fun-filled evening of senior talent performances to benefit the Morning Pointe Foundation,” a MP press release stated. “The show will feature 10 seniors getting their chance to shine on the big stage.” Celebrity judges include Holly Warlick, former Lady Vols basketball star guard and program head coach. Prizes will be awarded to the first-, second-, and third-place winners, including a $250 cash prize for finishing No. 1. Auditions for the Knoxville show will be held online this year. Participants are not required to be Morning Pointe residents; anyone 62 years of age or older may apply. Acts showcasing talents of all kinds are welcome, but should not exceed three minutes in length. Aspiring performers can register for a free audition by registering online at www.morningpointefoundation.com/seniorsgottalent.

Hundreds of openings: T-Creek jobs fair

Area residents had a chance to check out employment opportunities at Turkey Creek businesses when The Pinnacle at Turkey Creek held a walk-in Job Fair along Parkside Drive Wednesday, Oct. 6. The development held another Job Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20.

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Rare disease fundraiser Sunday in Hardin Valley

A Farragut business owner is highlighting a disease during October that unfortunately he and his family face every day of the year. Urban Engineering, Inc. owner Chris Sharp and his wife, Kelly, have three children diagnosed with varying degrees of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, which is a form of Dysautonomia, a group of medical conditions resulting in malfunction of the body’s autonomic nervous system.

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News

USS Farragut Association has bi-annual gathering in Town Town  Read More

Town sued by Williams couple over property rights  Read More

It’s official: apartments all but eliminated in Town  Read More

Safety, accessibility of pier improved in Concord Park  Read More

Senior Center Open House Oct. 25  Read More

KCSOreports  Read More

towncalendar  Read More

Presstalk

presstalk 671-TALK (8255) or editor@farragutpress.com  Read More

School

Four FHS seniors will be shorn if Pink Out goal met  Read More

Senior Nights  Read More

FHS Love Kitchen Movie Night set  Read More

Business

Hundreds of openings: T-Creek jobs fair  Read More

Northshore Town Center welcomes easyvet  Read More

businessbriefs  Read More

Community

Oktoberfest  Read More

Rare disease fundraiser Sunday in Hardin Valley  Read More

Cedar Springs marks 225 years  Read More

Sports

A Bear’s kick to the gut  Read More

Turning back Blue Raiders attack, BHS, Young grab victory  Read More

Make it 14 shutouts for unbeaten Lady Dawgs  Read More

Irish back to state  Read More