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1st Bridal Fair set; Admirals Corner: Dec. likely

The Town of Farragut is now in the bridal fair business.

Inaugural Farragut Bridal Fair, to be coordinated by Shop Farragut/Farragut Business Alliance, is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday, March 14, in Farragut Community Center.

The Alliance gave its unanimous approval during its virtual meeting Thursday morning, Nov. 19.

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Biddle Center 2 steps closer

Farragut Town Center at Biddle Farms, proposed on 43 acres on the “old Kroger property,” took two steps closer to reality during a more than five-hour Farragut Municipal Planning Commission meeting Thursday, Nov. 19.

Commissioners voted unanimously to recommend amending the future land use map in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan update for a portion of the property to be changed from Medium Density Residential to Town Center.

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20th Sudanese American Soccer Federation tourney at MBL Park Nov. 26-28

Farragut is welcoming a unique group of soccer players to Town this week.

The Sudanese American Soccer Federation is hosting its 20th Annual Championship at Mayor Bob Leonard Park starting today (Nov. 26) and running through Saturday, Nov. 28.

The group is a non-profit North American-based organization, which operates as an amateur soccer league for young adults, according to a Town press release.

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KCSO policereports

• At 10:09 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office unit responded to Quality Inn and Suites along Campbell Station for reports of a suicide attempt of a guest in a room. Victim said he was depressed and relapsed on Monday, Nov. 9, and he woke up Saturday morning and no longer wanted to be alive. He then proceeded to take five or six Propanenol and six Trazadone in an attempt to end his life. Victim was transported, by ambulance, to Parkwest Medical Center for further evaluation.

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