town calendar news

• Town of Farragut’s annual Independence Day Parade will start at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 3. Due to the paving of Lendon Welch Way, this year’s parade will start at the Farragut High School junior lot and proceed down West End Drive to West Point Drive to Kingston Pike. The parade continues to Boring Road, just east of Farragut Towne Square shopping center (former Ingles store site). Grand marshals will be the four Farragut public school principals: Gina Byrd (Farragut Primary), Deborah Adorante (Farragut Intermediate), Weston Edmonds (Farragut Middle) and John Bartlett (Farragut High).

• Fleet Feet Sports Knoxville will host 5th Annual Farragut Freedom Run 1 Mile & 2 Mile prior to the start of the parade July 3. Register at