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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Cowan Christmas Parade

The 56th annual Cowan Christmas Parade will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5. The Christmas of 2020 parade will honor all of the essential workers and first responders who have been on the frontlines during this pandemic and unprecedented time. Grand Marshal is a lifetime Cowan resident, Cowan Fire Department Volunteer, and City employee, […]

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Virtual Festival of Lessons and Carols

While community members and friends won’t be able to gather in All Saints’ Chapel in person this year, members of the Sewanee community will have access to a digital version of the annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, adapted for the unprecedented circumstances of 2020. Telling the Christmas story of comfort, hope, and God dwelling […]

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Get Help with Medicare

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP/SMP) provides information and counseling on Medicare issues, including the unbiased assistance you need with comparisons for Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period, through Dec. 7. They can also provide screening for extra help with Medicare costs. Due to COVID-19 the Mt. Pleasant […]

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FC Convenience Center Holiday Schedule

The Franklin County Convenience Center has announced its holiday schedule: Closed Wednesday, Nov. 11; Closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving; Closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 for Christmas; Closed Thursday, Dec. 31 and Friday, Jan. 1 for New Years. The Sewanee Convenience Center at 132 Missouri Ave., hours are […]

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