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​Director of Schools Contract Extended; Budget Dips Heavily into Fund Balance

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterContingent with the decision at the May 14 meeting to recommend the county build two new middle schools, the Franklin County School Board approved extending Read more...

​School Board Reverses Position on Middle Schools

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the June 18 Franklin County Commission meeting, the Franklin County School Board will ask the commission to fund the design plans for two new middle Read more...

​Swiss Pantry Shows Love to Customers and Vendors

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterThe hot asphalt off David Crockett Parkway cuts a swift trail through Belvidere, and just off that well-worn path, Swiss Pantry beckons for a pause with Read more...

​Frame Gallery Hosts First Art Exhibit, Reception

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterFor Rea Mingeva, coming to work at Frame Gallery was yet another turn of fortune in her life—and a reunion with a kindred spirit.Mingeva, a longtime art Read more...

Sewanee Fourth of July Parade Entry Form

Get your float ready for the From Sea to Shining Sea parade!The parade begins at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, with line-up on Lake O’Donnell Road starting at noon and ending at 1 p.m. This is when Read more...

​Messenger Break Ahead

The Messenger will be on break May 21–25. We will be back in the office Tuesday, May 29 and in print on Friday, June 1, for the official start of summer on the Mountain. Deadlines for the June 1 Read more...

​SAS Class of 2018 Graduates May 20

The student body of St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School will celebrate the 2017–18 academic year and its 48 graduating seniors during weekend festivities May 18-20, 2018.The weekend begins with the Read more...

​Gardeners’ Market Opens May 26

The Gardeners’ Market, Sewanee’s Saturday gathering place for locally-grown and -produced produce, products and plants, will be open for the 2018 summer season 8–10 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, at Read more...

​Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

The Sewanee Arts and Crafts Association’s May 2018 Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 12, at Shoup Park on University Avenue in Sewanee. This event is free and open to the public. Read more...

​University Commencement Weekend Events, May 11-13

The University of the South’s 2017-18 academic year comes to a close May 11, 12, and 13 with three ceremonies marking graduation weekend on the Mountain. Commencement and Baccalaureate ceremonies Read more...