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• Applications for 2021 Introduction to Farragut program are being accepted through 4 p.m., Friday, July 30. Introduction to Farragut is a unique way to connect participants with the Town, providing information on its history, government structure and operations, public safety, education and volunteerism, and is open to everyone. Residency is not required.

Program begins with a reception/kickoff in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive across from Farragut Branch Post Office, beginning at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18. Classes begin at 6 p.m. in Town Hall the following Wednesdays: Sept. 1, 15 and 29, and Oct. 20 and 27. Classes will last about two hours long. A graduation ceremony begins at 6 p.m., Nov. 3. All participants are invited to attend. A tour of Farragut with Town administrator David Smoak is from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26. Program requirements include attending the kickoff reception, attending at least four of the five classes and one Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting (second and fourth Thursdays each month), one Farragut Municipal Planning Commission meeting (third Thursday each month) and participating in a class project by completing volunteer hours with a nonprofit of the Town’s choosing. Up to 20 participants will be selected; Register at, in person at Town Hall or by e-mail to Jennifer Hatmaker at For application info, e-mail Hatmaker or call 865-966-7057.