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​Operation Noel

In just a few weeks, it will be Christmas. While many are already planning ahead about gifts to buy and food to eat, there are those not so fortunate. In our area, there are children who may not get Read more...

​Middle School Design Highlights School Board Meeting

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Nov. 12 Franklin County School Board meeting, Binkley Garcia Architecture (BGA) provided an overview of the floor plan and external characteristics of the Read more...

​Lessons and Carols Information

The 59th annual Festival of Lessons and Carols at the University of the South will be celebrated at three services, two on Dec. 8 (4 p.m. and 7 p.m.), and one on Dec. 9 (4 p.m.). Please note the Read more...

Holiday Happenings

Cowan Holiday EventsCelebrate Small Business Saturday in downtown Cowan on Nov. 24. Steer clear of Black Friday madness, take a break from big city traffic, and enjoy small town shopping in true Read more...

​Armistice Day Service at Memorial Cross, Nov. 11

Rob Lamborn, rector of Otey Parish, and University Chaplain Tom Macfie will lead a brief service at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Memorial Cross on Tennessee Avenue in Sewanee. All members Read more...

​Chocolate Bells to Ring at SAS

This Sunday, Nov. 11, at 11:11 a.m., St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School will celebrate Armistice Day with an 11-minute ringing of the St. Andrew’s Chapel “Chocolate Bells.” The annual ritual Read more...

​Veteran Working with Other Veterans

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterJerry Stewart comes from a military family. His father was in the military, and so was his before him. When it came time for Stewart to decide what he wanted Read more...

​Village Planning Design Review Process

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Nov. 6 Sewanee Village update meeting Frank Gladu, who oversees the initiative, discussed the Design Review process all new Village construction must Read more...

​SCA Speaker Demystifies Allergies

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterA fascinating presentation on allergies and asthma followed a brief business meeting at the Nov. 1 Sewanee Civic Association (SCA) dinner. SCA Vice President Read more...

​Chorale to Open 54th Season

The Sewanee Chorale opens their 54th season at 7:30 p.m., today (Friday), Nov. 9, in All Saints’ Chapel. Their fall concert will be a blend of Broadway melodies, popular tunes, American folk music Read more...