Lessons from the past

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

“Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” opens at the Farragut Museum on Thursday, May 25. The exhibit is one of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibitions and focuses on local …

A heart for seniors

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

East Tennessee has drawn another “tourist” to its mountainous bosom and turned her into a resident. The folks at Frank R. Strang Senior Center are the beneficiaries of Denise Droullard …

Cap-and-gown time for Tennessee Promise

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

When caps fly through the air at the end of commencement ceremonies for Pellissippi State Community College Friday, May 5, many will signify a promise kept. It has been two …

Judge Alley gets another year as judge

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

There’s a new judge in town, sort of. Approval of G. Keith Alley as the Municipal Court Judge for the town of Farragut at Thursday’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen …

Casting call: Fishing ahead

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

The late Bob Watt, who was born and raised in Farragut and served the town as an alderman, loved to hunt and fish. His legacy lives on each year when …

Around Town

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

Want to help run the town of Farragut but can’t raise a campaign war chest? Lucky you. … there are positions available on the real of seats of power in Farragut – the committees.

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen are elected positions in Farragut, and the town administrator and staff are paid professionals, but a great deal of real work in and for the city goes on in the 11 committees that report to the staff and board. It is a good way to share expertise, talents and ideas in a variety of areas.