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Oktoberfest

With Mind Yer P’s & Q’s making Oktoberfest a three-day event, scores of families each day found time between the raindrops to enjoy laughs, great food and beverages and, for the adults, a variety of musical entertainment — while the children enjoyed inflatable slides and a bounce house — on the front grounds of

Renaissance | Friday through Sunday, Oct. 1-3. An Alzheimer’s Tennessee official was on hand to promote

improved mental health while manning the payment entrance.

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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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Cedar Springs marks 225 years

One of Knoxville’s most historic congregations, Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, is celebrating its 225th anniversary all next week.

The church was founded in 1796, the same year Tennessee became a state.

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