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​Monteagle Approves $400,000 for Fire Hall

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt a special called meeting Feb. 12, the Monteagle City Council approved spending up to $400,000 for a new fire hall.“We met with St. John Engineering, and we Read more...

​Phillips Winner of the Aiken Taylor Award

The winner of the Sewanee Review’s 2019 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry is Carl Phillips. Phillips has authored 14 books of poetry, including “Wild is the Wind” (2018) and Read more...

​School Board Authorizes Wage Scale Changes; Middle School Update

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Feb. 11 meeting, the Franklin County School Board authorized several wage scale changes recommended by Assistant Superintendent Linda Foster. The board Read more...

​SCA Activities Update; Cultivating Happiness Tips

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterHow to survive the winter fog blues? The Community Chest fundraising update and a call for person of the year nominations at the Feb. 7 Sewanee Civic Association Read more...

​Vienna Boys Choir to Perform in Sewanee

The Vienna Boys Choir, with Jimmy Chiang, conductor, will perform in Sewanee at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 1, in All Saints’ Chapel. Tickets are $20. Call Hilary Ward at (931) 598-1225 or email Read more...

​SSO and CSO, ‘Side-by-Side’ Concert

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterA partnership years in the making between the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Opera, will culminate with a 7:30 p.m. Read more...

​Sewanee Village Quality of Life Priorities

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer “What are the important things to consider in setting guidelines for how things look and feel in the Village?” asked Frank Gladu inviting residents’ input Read more...

​A New Way to Think About Addiction

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterFor the Rev. Bude Van Dyke, recovering from addiction can hinge on embracing “spirituality without a religious bias,” a life view he calls Read more...

​Coming Full Circle: Stevenson Returns to Shenanigans

by Sarah Beavers, Messenger Staff WriterThere are some big changes coming to Shenanigans Restaurant in downtown Sewanee, and “they are all positive, exciting new efforts as part of the natural Read more...

​Council Hears Strong Objection to Cell Tower

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterMore than 25 residents attended the Jan. 28 Sewanee Community Council meeting to voice opposition to the cellular tower slated for construction behind the Read more...