Press Planner

Scroll to View Events

December

Thu, Dec 18 Farragut Community Development Department monthly e-newsletter This month town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter to interested homeowners, builders, contractors and developers. The newsletter will include information about building codes, community development, home improvement projects, upcoming events, training opportunities and local ordinances. To add your name to the contact list, visit townoffarragut.org/cdnewsletter or text, tofbuildingcodes to 2282 and follow prompts. For more information, call Codes Officer Adam Price, 865-966-7057.
Thu, Dec 18 Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” Ebeneezer Scrooge and the memorable ghosts return in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., now through Dec. 21, on the mainstage. For more information, call 865-656-4444 or visit clarencebrowntheatre.com/
Thu, Dec 18 East Tennessee State University has named the recipients of Academic Performance Scholarships East Tennessee State University has named the recipients of Academic Performance Scholarships. Ashley Bond, a student at Bearden High School, will use her Provost APS to study nursing at ETSU. She is the daughter of Mary Bond and James Bond, both of Knoxville. Lacy Cantrell, daughter of Rick and Cynthia Cantrell of Knoxville, will study business at ETSU with her Academic Service Scholarship. James Dunn, a senior at the Christian Academy of Knoxville, received a Deans APS. He is the son of Jamie and Petra Dunn of Knoxville, and grandson of Jimmy and Judy Dunn of Springfield. Gorav Gupta, a senior at Bearden High School, will study biology at ETSU. A Provost APS recipient, he is the son of Sanjeev and Anita Gupta of Knoxville. Juhi Patel, daughter of Chetan and Sveta Patel of Knoxville, plans a career in medicine. She is a Presidential APS scholar and a student at Bearden High School. Serena Patel is a student at Bearden High School and plans to study health sciences at ETSU. A Provost APS recipient, she is the daughter of Jay and Priya Patel of Knoxville. Megan Poston, a student at Hardin Valley Academy, plans to study biology at ETSU. She received a Provost APS and is the daughter of Dena and Daniel Poston of Knoxville. Alexander Prasad, a senior at Bearden High School, has received a Deans APS. He is the son of Mohan and Kathy Prasad of Knoxville. Nicholas Prasad, also the son of Mohan and Kathy Prasad of Knoxville, has received an Academic Service Scholarship to study at ETSU. Austin Ray, son of David and Tamra Ray of Knoxville, is a Provost APS recipient who plans a career in medicine. Madison Rose, daughter of Valerie and Eric Rose of Knoxville, will use her Deans APS to study health sciences at ETSU. She will graduate from Farragut High School. Nathan Simmins is the recipient of a Provost APS and the son of John and Judith Simmins of Knoxville. Andrew Smalling, son of Julie and Robert Smalling of Knoxville, will use his Academic Service Scholarship to study environmental health at ETSU. Isabel Snyder, a Provost APS recipient, is the daughter of Kiersten and Mickey Snyder of Knoxville. James Spears of Knoxville is a Deans APS recipient.
Fri, Dec 19 “An Olde English Christmas” Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present 28th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert “An Olde English Christmas,” starting at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20, and 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Tickets range from $8-$45. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate. For more information, call 865-521-2337 or visit knoxvillesymphony.com/
Fri, Dec 19 Tour de Lights City of Knoxville and Knoxville Regional Bicyle Program will host Tour de Lights at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, at Market Square. For more information, call Jon Livengood 865-215-6100.
Sat, Dec 20 Volunteers will be at Mount Calvary Baptist Church to help with enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act Volunteers will be at Mount Calvary Baptist Church to help with enrollment process for the Affordable Care Act from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, now through Feb. 15. For more information, call 800-318-2596 or visit healthcare.gov/
Sat, Dec 20 Save Christmas 5k West Hills Park-Jean Teague Greenway will host Save Christmas 5k from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 20. For more information, call Lily McKree 865-216-7569.
Sun, Dec 21 The Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting The Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold its meeting starting at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at Old Gray Cemetery. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.
Wed, Dec 24 First Baptist Concord will hold Christmas Eve Candlelight Services First Baptist Concord will hold Christmas Eve Candlelight Services at 3 and 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24. For more information, call 865-966-9791.
Wed, Dec 31 Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts” Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts,” slated for Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/quiltshow/
Wed, Dec 31 New Years Eve on the Square City of Knoxville will host New Years Eve on the Square with the dropping of the ball and fireworks at midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Market Square. For more information, call 865-215-4248.
Wed, Dec 31 Knoxville Christian Center will hold its New Year’s celebration Knoxville Christian Center will hold its New Year’s celebration from 7 p.m. to midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 31. Guy Penrod and Gaither Vocal Band will perform a concert from 7 to 11 p.m. Dinner will be served at 10 p.m. All events are free. For more information, call 865-690-6565.

January

Thu, Jan 1 Calhouns New Years Day 5k Knoxville Track Club will host Calhouns New Years Day 5k at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan 1, at Parkside Drive. For more information, call Bobby Glenn, 865-548-7664.
Mon, Jan 5 Taoist Tai Chi will begin two classes Taoist Tai Chi will begin two classes from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays starting Jan. 5, and from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Peace Lutheran Church, and Sundays, starting Jan 4, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-482-7761.
Thu, Jan 8 Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8. For more information, call 865-312-2440 or visit knoxvillechoralsociety.org/
Sat, Jan 10 Harvey Broome group will dayhike Virgin Falls State Natural Area Harvey Broome group will dayhike virgin Falls State Natural Area Saturday, Jan. 10. The hike requires 6-7 hours to complete. For more information, call BJ and Bob Perlack, 865-229-5027, or e-mail perlack@aol.com.
Sat, Jan 10 Run 4 Their Live 5k/1 Mile Walk Freedom 424 will host Run 4 Their Live 5k/1 Mile Walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 10, at Market Squark. For more infoamtion, call Karen Harper, 865-437-8921.
Sat, Jan 17 Knoxville’s 2015 Diversity Day and Race Against Racism 5k Knoxville’s 2015 Diversity Day and Race Against Racism 5k starting at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, at YMCA Wheatley Center. For more information, e-mail Alicia Hudson, ahudson@ywcaknox.com or visit, ymcaknox.com/
Mon, Jan 19 First Farragut United Methodist Church will host an eight-week course “With Hope in Mind” First Farragut United Methodist Church will host an eight-week course “With Hope in Mind,” for those who need help coping with a loved one with mental illness, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 19 through March 9. National Alliance on Mental Illness will offer the class. For more information, call Cookie Spillers, 865-671-0703.

July

Sun, Jul 12 New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College now is accepting applications for its second program to be held July 12 through Aug. 1, 2015, on Maryville College campus. For more information, visit maryvillecollege.edu/nosw/

Wreaths: remembering our fallen

Escorted from Jefferson County into Farragut by Rolling Thunder Tennessee 3 combat veterans motorcycle club, two Wreaths Across America 18-wheelers rolled into Perceptics (former Food City building, 11130 Kingston Pike) Thursday evening, Dec. 11, to big cheers. With Perceptics’ $18,000 donation to buy 1,200 wreaths to place at every gravesite at New East Tennessee ...Read More...

No dampening Holiday on the Square

Holiday on the Square at The Shops at Franklin Square, 9700 Kingston Pike, got off to a slow start Saturday, Dec. 6, because of rain, but the weather cleared and the community attended the festivities. “All things considered, it’s going very well,” Cathy Hill, events coordinator, said about 1 p.m. that day. “I would say we’ve seen over 300 people so far. We Read More...

News

Fox Den residents do it again Read More
FIS’s Tharp wins grant; outfits class with iPads Read More
BOMA approves Impact Fee Read More
BOMA approves traffic study mandate Read More
Shop Farragut coupons Read More
presstalk 671-TALK Read More

Opinion

Neseman Read More

School

Secret Santa program helps 34 Farragut High School students Read More
Knoxville Christian pays tribute to veterans Read More
A.L. Lotts honors veterans Read More

Business

Dixie Lee Wines & Liquors adds tasting room Read More
business briefs Read More

Community

Celebrate the Season Read More
Operation Christmas Child takes FBC to Carolina Read More
Working Jane: Simmons offers customers an experience Read More
Stay awake, the joy dispensers are everywhere! Read More
Snow nor cold keeps shoppers away on Black Friday Read More
Allure of big savings on big TV’s draws crowd at Best Buy Read More

Sports

Lady Ads 2-of-3 vs. big names Read More
Big second halves propel Bearden to hoops sweep at HVA Read More
FHS caught ‘off guard’ by injuries Read More
Big second halves propel Bearden to hoops sweep at HVA Read More
Farragut home-schooler helps keep Ice Admirals winless Read More