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• I commend the (farragut)press on the publication on the (four)-page Constitution and Bill of Rights (special section in our Sept. 17 issue). We are seldom reminded of these important documents in these times of terrible political strife. Also, I agree with Mr. (Mike) Mitchell about the Town Center plans to include apartments. Keep this as a civic and cultural center, not a typical residential complex. (Editor’s note: Town elected and non-elected leaders have repeatedly emphasized a Town Center would be mixed use, a combination of commercial and residential)

• While I’m glad to see a local fast-food franchise renovate their facility, I was saddened to see that they removed all the trees surrounding the property, so that now, in essence, we have a whole section of Town that’s nothing but pavement back-to-back-to-back. Conversely, I am very pleased to see what the Town of Farragut has done with their property at the corner of Campbell Station Road and Kingston Pike. The landscaping is starting to look really nice; I love the trees, and that extra greenspace there will really add a lot to our Town and visibility for the people driving through the area.

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