TDH County Health Departments Offer COVID-19 Vaccination by Appointment

Health Departments Scheduling by Phase as Vaccine Supplies Arrive Tennessee county health departments are now booking appointments for people in Phase 1 populations of the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and those aged 75 and up who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. Tennesseans can follow a simple, three-step process to learn when they’re eligible for vaccination […]

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TDH Announces Testing Schedule Change

Self-testing available as TDH prepares for vaccine administration Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) COVID-19 testing sites across the state will begin offering self-testing kits to adults three days a week starting Dec. 21, to allow staff members to transition to vaccination of frontline health care providers and first responders. Local county health departments will continue […]

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State Park Offerings

To confirm that these events will occur as listed go to <http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/southcumberland/#/?park=south-cumberland> or call (931) 924-2980. Please note that all programs, events and tours require masks for all participants. Sunday, Dec. 13 Mountain Meander Loop Hike ($20)—Join Park Ranger Mark Greenwood at 8 a.m. (CST) at Savage Gulf Ranger Station, 3157 SR 399, Palmer, for […]

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Special Greening of the Chapel

At 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 22, members of the Sewanee community are invited to join in a mini-version of the Greening of All Saints’ Chapel, in preparation for the Otey Memorial Parish Christmas services. All levels of experience are welcomed and very much needed. Decorating include making gingko roses and wreaths, hanging garlands, and placing […]

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Messenger Break Ahead

There will be one more issue in December on Friday, Dec. 18. The staff will take a break and return to the office on Monday, Jan. 11, with the first issue of 2021 on Friday, Jan. 15. If your organization or church has a different schedule during these upcoming holidays than we normally post in the newspaper and […]

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State Park Offerings

Please note: To confirm that these events will occur as listed go to <http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events> or call (931) 924-2980. Sunday, Dec. 6 Evening Hike to Rattlesnake Point ($10) (Please pre-register. Registration closes at midnight Dec. 5)—Meet Park Ranger Mark Greenwood at 3 p.m. (CST) at Savage Gulf Ranger Station, 3157 SR 399, Palmer, for a 4-mile […]

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Monteagle Christmas Parade

Monteagle will hold its Christmas parade Saturday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Floats, emergency vehicles and classic cars lineup at the old VFW site, at 3:45 p.m. Walkers and bicycles start behind The Depot. Trophies will be awarded for the best all-around float and the best representation of the “Country Christmas Parade” theme. Bobby and Doris […]

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