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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Church News

All Saints’ Chapel Growing in Grace continues Sunday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in All Saints’ Chapel. Rick Wright, chef and director of Sewanee Dining, will share his story with us. This informal worship service is designed for students and community members, featuring student-led acoustic music, a different guest speaker each week, and Holy Communion. […]

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Bishop Owensby to Lecture

The Beecken Center of the School of Theology will host its second FaithMatters event, March 6–7, on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee. The event will be facilitated by the Rt. Rev. Jacob W. Owensby, Episcopal bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Louisiana and author of “A Resurrection Shaped Life: […]

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