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Fun Biking for Everyone

Sewanee has been a well-kept secret for biking of all kinds, but is starting to grow a large community of people of all ages with diverse Read more...

tnAchieves Needs 7,500 Mentors by Oct. 21, 2022

tnAchieves needs more than 7,500 mentors by Oct. 21, 2022 to ensure every student in the TN Promise Class of 2023 has access to local mentor Read more...

Sewanee Herbarium Events

The Sewanee Herbarium events are now following a seasonal schedule. Spring and summer offerings will be wildflower walks. Fall will bring various Read more...

Monteagle: Code, Ordinance, and Permit Violation Questions

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer At the Aug. 2 meeting, the Monteagle Planning Commission confronted code, ordinance, and permit violation Read more...

Swiss Heritage Celebration

It’s time for the annual Swiss Heritage Celebration on Saturday, July 30, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CDT) at the Stoker-Stampfli Farm Museum in Read more...

Monteagle Mountain Market Arts and Crafts

The 63rd annual Monteagle Mountain Market Arts and Crafts will be held on July 30 and July 31, at Hannah Pickett Park in Monteagle. It is one of the Read more...

Planning Begins for 66th SSMF Season

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff Writer At the end of the 65th season of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, planning for the 66th is already Read more...

Monteagle: Strategic Planning Questions and Answers

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer At the July 25 meeting the Monteagle Town Council took up multiple issues impacting strategic planning. The Read more...

Community Chest Applications Available

Since 1908, the Sewanee Civic Association and its precursors have believed in the power of area citizens to help sustain community projects and Read more...

Center for Religion and Environment Appoints Director

The School of Theology at the University of the South is pleased to announce Andrew Thompson, Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics, has been Read more...

The FCAG Community Art Shows Announced

The Franklin County Arts Guild (FCAG) offers six Community Art Shows each year to promote the arts in Franklin County and the surrounding area. The Read more...

Brigety Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to South Africa

Former Vice-Chancellor Reuben Brigety was confirmed on July 21 by the U.S. Senate as the next U.S. ambassador to the Republic of South Africa. Read Read more...

Check on your neighbors

Not everyone can afford central air conditioning for their homes. And not everyone can tolerate the summer heat well enough to leave their Read more...

The Grande Dame of Believing in Sewanee: A Farewell

Phoebe Robins Strehlow Bates died on July 16, 2022, following a two-week illness. A mainstay of the community for almost 70 years, Phoebe was 96. A Read more...
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