Voting Information

Aug. 6, 2020 is voting day for the State Primary and County General Election. Early voting in Franklin County takes place July 17-Aug. 1. You may request ballots to be mailed from May 8–July 30.  If you are unable to appear at your polling place on Election Day or during the Early Voting period, you may […]

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Local, Fresh Food at Area Markets

The Sewanee Gardeners’ Market, open every Saturday, 8–10 a.m. in the summer, will have its opening day Saturday, June 6. The Market is located on Highway 41A, next to Hawkins Lane and the Mountain Goat Trail.  The South Cumberland Farmers’ Market has breads, fruits and vegetables, eggs, coffee and meats available. Learn more online at […]

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Coronavirsus Tax Relief

The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus. This page <https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus > will be updated as new information is available. For other information about the COVID-19 virus, people should visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) <https://www.coronavirus.gov> for health information. Other […]

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Community Response

As we move towards less social interaction, the Messenger is putting together lists of businesses and organizations open or closed status. The information in this issue is current as of Thursday, March 19, at noon, which is the time we send the newspaper to the printer. If there are any major updates, we will post […]

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CANCELED A Night on the Town

Tickets are now on sale for the fourth annual Progressive Dinner, sponsored by the Sewanee Children’s Center, to be held Saturday evening, April 4. This fundraiser/friendraiser event begins at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and libation at the home of Annwn and Dixon Myers. Participants will then discover who their appointed dinner hosts are and […]

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Go Vote on March 3

On Tuesday, March 3, Election Day, Tennessee residents vote at their local precinct. In Franklin County <franklincotn.us>, phone (931) 967-1893, local precincts are open 7 a.m.–7 p.m. In Grundy County <grundycountytn.net>, phone (931) 692-3551, voting hours are 8 a.m.–7 p.m. In Marion County <marionvotes.com>, phone (423) 942-2108, polls open on Election Day at 8 a.m. […]

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Early Voting Continues

Early voting for the Tuesday, March 3 presidential preference primary and county primary continues through Feb. 25. The last date to request an absentee ballot is Feb. 25. Early voting takes place at local election commission offices or at another location designated by the election commission. Some counties also offer early voting at satellite locations. […]

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