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Gov. Lee Calls For Temporary Suspension of Accountability Measures for 2020-2021 School Year

Temporary Suspension of Accountability MeasuresNASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Friday Read more...

​Meet the Candidate Tony Gilliam: Rising to the Challenges

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterEditor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of interviews with some of the local candidates running for Read more...

​School Board Vote: FCHS Rebel Mascot Prevails

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Oct. 12 meeting, the Franklin County School Board voted 5 to 3 to reject a motion by board member Linda Read more...

​Community Chest Sets Goal

The Sewanee Community Chest has announced its goal for 2020-21. Sponsored by the Sewanee Civic Association, the Community Chest raises money yearly Read more...

New Regents Elected at Sewanee

Elections of new regents by the University of the South’s Board of Trustees took place on Oct. 8, 2020. Those nominated by the regents and confirmed Read more...

​The 213-A Scholars Program

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterLast month, a little bit of Little Rock, Ark., and a lot of Civil Rights history found their way to Sewanee. Read more...

Debris Burn Permits Required Beginning Oct. 15

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4 - 10 by reminding Read more...

​Early Voting Begins Oct. 14

Tuesday, Nov. 3, is the Federal and State General Election. Early voting takes place Oct. 14–29. If you are unable to appear at your polling place Read more...

​SETDD Advises Monteagle Planning: Zoning and Parks

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Oct. 6 Monteagle Planning Commission meeting, Garret Haynes with the Southeast Tennessee Development Read more...

​FCHS Rebel Mascot: School Board Vote Imminent

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Oct. 5 workshop, the Franklin County School Board again took up the issue of changing the symbolic Read more...

​Meet the Candidate Marilyn Campbell Rodman: Restoring ‘We’ Power

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterEditor’s Note: This is the third in a series of interviews with some of the local candidates running for Read more...

​Sewanee Village Q&A

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterThe October Sewanee Village update meeting took the form of a Zoom question and answer session. The Sewanee Read more...

Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group Issues Updated Guidance for Businesses Under Tennessee Pledge

Friday, October 02, 2020 | 09:52amNashville, Tenn. – In accordance with the current scientific understanding of COVID-19, Tennessee’s Economic Read more...

​University Welcomes New Faculty Members

The University of the South welcomes six new tenure-track faculty members this fall, along with three alumni who have returned to Sewanee this year to Read more...

​Monteagle Sets Deadline for Addressing Zoning Issues

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Sept. 28 Monteagle City Council meeting, the council committed to a timeline for addressing unresolved Read more...
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