TN Promise Needs 9,000 Mentors

tnAchieves has begun its effort to recruit 9,000 volunteer mentors to meet its goal of providing every TN Promise applicant from the Class of 2020 with a local support system. TN Promise affords every graduating high school senior in the state the opportunity to attend a community or technical college tuition free. Nearly 64,000 students […]

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Gumbo and Gospel

The Community Action Committee invites everyone to a night of real Louisiana gumbo and old time gospel singing on Thursday, July 18, from 5–8 p.m. in St. Mark’s Hall at Otey Parish. Gospel groups from across the Plateau will perform. The cost is $10 per person or $25 per family. All proceeds will go to […]

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Morton Memorial Fish Fry

The 13th annual fish fry will be at Morton Memorial United Methodist Church (MMUMC) from 4–7 p.m., Saturday, July 27. This is a rain or shine event and take out is available. Come enjoy fried fish, french fries, hushpuppies, cole slaw and dessert. All the proceeds will go toward the church’s community outreach programs, such […]

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60th Mountain Market, Last Weekend in July

The Mountain Market for Arts & Crafts is returning to Monteagle Mountain for its 60th “Diamond” Anniversary on the last weekend of July. This annual event is the place to find leatherwork, woodwork, metalwork, and ceramics from local and visiting vendors.  Crafts and food vendors will open for business 9 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday, July […]

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Second Annual Plateau Play Day, July 13

The Americorps VISTA Project, a partnership between the University of the South’s Office of Civic Engagement and South Cumberland Community Fund, announces Plateau Play Day, a community-wide day of play for children and families in Franklin, Marion, and Grundy counties on Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m.–noon, at the South Cumberland State Park in Monteagle.  […]

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Sewanee Writers’ Conference Begins 30th Year

Twelve days of readings and lectures open with fiction writer Tim O’Brien Celebrating its 30th summer session, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference will run from Tuesday, July 16, through Saturday, July 27, and feature readings, panels, and lectures by nationally recognized faculty, editors, publishers, and literary agents. We will also celebrate Wyatt Prunty’s 30 years of […]

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Civil Rights, Architecture, Cottage Tour, and Sewanee’s Chef at MSSA

The Monteagle Sunday School Assembly in Monteagle continues its 137th consecutive summer season of enrichment with an interdenominational worship service at 11 a.m. in the Assembly’s Warren Chapel. The eight-week season will continue through Sunday, Aug. 4, featuring numerous visiting lecturers who will present morning and evening programs in Warren Chapel that are open free […]

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