Grading for West Mill subdivision gets FMPC approval

Shaad Company received Farragut Municipal Planning Commission approval, during its March 16 meeting, for a land disturbance and grading plan for property where Shaad Company intends to develop West Mill subdivision, formerly Westerly subdivision, adjacent to Fox Den subdivision.

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Farragut to state: return $430k share

Town leaders to Nashville, ask for sales tax restoration portion enjoyed until 2002

Looking to help persuade state lawmakers to give towns and cities a bigger slice of the state sales tax pie — actually restoring what they once received — Town of Farragut’s top elected and non-elected official made a joint trip to Nashville seeking General Assembly assistance that, if ultimately successful, would annually increase Town coffers by more than $400,000.

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Vice Mayor, Meyer explain anti re-zone/Harmony votes

One final look at a key BOMA land-use decision

The following are comments from two Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen representatives concerning their opinions, and their vote, on whether to allow 10 acres of property behind Ingles to be re-zoned from Office (O-1), General Single-Family Residential (R-2) and Rural Single-Family Residential (R-1) to Community Service (S-1).

Re-zoning would allow developer Doug Horne (owner of Republic Newspapers, LLC, parent company of farragutpress) to build a three-story Harmony at Farragut senior living community.

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KCSO reports

• At 12:34 p.m., Sunday, March 19, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office unit was dispatched to 10918 Kingston Pike, Be Well weight loss, for report of an attempted burglary. Officer spoke with the manager of the business who said no employees had been at the business since about 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 17. Manager said a witness discovered the damage at 11 a.m., March 19. “I observed the door knob to the side door of the business appears to have been struck numerous times with an unknown object,” the report stated.

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