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July

Tue, Jul 4Farragut Freedom Run• Fleet Feet Knoxville Running Club will hold its second annual Farragut Freedom Run at 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 4. Cost is $25 for 1 mile/2mile; $15 for kids 10 and under. For more information, visit fleetfeetknoxville.com/
Tue, Jul 4Fourth of July Celebration• Mabry-Hazen House will host its Fourth of July Celebration with tours beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 4. Tickets are $60 per adult and children under 12 are free. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/
Sat, Jul 8“Red, White & Blues Jam” • Town of Farragut and Shop Farragut announce a special one-day retail event at West End Shopping Center, to be located just south of Farragut High School along West End Avenue near Kingston Pike from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 8. Farragut merchants will move outside and into the parking lot along West End Avenue to celebrate “Red, White & Blues Jam,” as five area bands entertain the public: at 4 p.m., Terra Plane Drifters; 5 p.m., James Seaton Quartet; 6 p.m., CrawDaddy Jones; 7 p.m., Mystic Rhythm Tribe; 8:30 p.m., Few Miles On, and at 9:45 p.m., Finale Jam, “Mystic Miles.” A free event, RWB Jam also will feature special discounts, attractions and giveaways to highlight the day as patron’s shop, dine or just enjoy the live music under the tent at the special Beer Garden. Attendees can enjoy a large variety of tasty treats from West End restaurants. For more information, contact Stephen F. Krempasky, Executive Director of Farragut Business Alliance, at 865-307-2486.
Sat, Jul 8Town of Farragut and Shop Farragut announce a special one-day retail event at West End Shopping Center, to be located just south of Farragut High School along West End Avenue near Kingston Pike from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 8. Farragut merchants will move outside and into the parking lot along West End Avenue to celebrate “Red, White & Blues Jam,” as five area bands entertain the public: at 4 p.m., Terra Plane Drifters; 5 p.m., James Seaton Quartet; 6 p.m., CrawDaddy Jones; 7 p.m., Mystic Rhythm Tribe; 8:30 p.m., Few Miles On, and at 9:45 p.m., Finale Jam, “Mystic Miles.” A free event, RWB Jam also will feature special discounts, attractions and giveaways to highlight the day as patron’s shop, dine or just enjoy the live music under the tent at the special Beer Garden. . For more information, contact Stephen F. Krempasky, Executive Director of Farragut Business Alliance, at 865-307-2486.
Sat, Jul 22“Win the War with Weeds”• Master Gardener Barbra Bunting and Tracy Polite-Johnson will host a free class on “Win the War with Weeds,” from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, July 22, at Knox County Public Library Bearden Branch. For more information, call 865-588-8813.
Wed, Jul 262017 Introduction to Farragut Program• Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Introduction to Farragut Program. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. 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 volunteer opportunities, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about Farragut. Residency is not required. For more information, email Jennifer Hatmaker, jhatmaker@townoffarragut.org.

August

Tue, Aug 1Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced the 2017-2018 season of its Knoxville News Sentinel Pops Series. Single tickets go on sale August 2017. All concerts take place at 8 p.m. at Knoxville Civic Auditorium unless otherwise noted. Visit knoxvillesymphony.com/

November

Mon, Nov 27U.S. Department of Energy’s public bus touris going on now through Nov. 27. The tour offers visitors a first-hand look at the DOE’s Oak Ridge facilities and provides historical commentary on the transformation of the Oak Ridge Reservation during the past 70 years. Prices are $5 per adult, $4 per senior citizen (65 and older) and $3 for students (ages 10 to 17). For more information, visit amse.org/

Leadership, vision earn Carson ETWLC ‘Lizzie’

A pediatric critical care nurse for 37 years and former chair of Knox County Board of Education during four of 12 years service on that board, Karen Carson was nominated for The Lizzie Crozier French Award by former Knox County Schools superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre Jr.

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Siddell retires after 29 years

Linda Siddell has probably checked out a million books over her 29 years as a librarian at the Farragut Branch/Knox County Library along Campbell Station Road, but she seems to have always done it with a smile. Siddell is retiring as branch assistant manager and her last day will be June 23. She said it’s been a great career.

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Business

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Community

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Sports

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FMS lacrosse girls go 13-2-1, then beat 3 N.C. high school JV teams Read More

Serrano goes in 10th round Read More