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​Bach to Jazz Featured at All Saints’ Chapel During Lent

All Saints’ Chapel will feature a number of collaborative musical events during the season of Lent. Geoffrey Ward, organist and choir master, will present a series of four organ recitals on Read more...

​Community Service Nominees Wanted

The Sewanee Civic Association invites nominations for the 35th annual Community Service Award. The award recognizes the person or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the community. Read more...

​School Board Hears from Winning SOCO Team

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Feb. 12 meeting of the Franklin County School Board, the SOCO Lego League team demonstrated their winning project. Composed of students from Cowan Read more...

​Friends of South Cumberland Contribute to the MGT Extension

The Friends of South Cumberland State Park announced a contribution of $10,000 to facilitate extension of the Mountain Goat Trail (MGT) through southern Grundy County. The check presentation Read more...

​Arts and Ales Fundraiser

Franklin County Arts Guild is hosting its fourth annual fundraiser Arts and Ales—an over 21 celebration of the visual arts, music and the art of brewing. This ticketed event will be Read more...

​Sewanee Village: Highlights, Historical Perspective, Future Topics

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Feb. 6 Sewanee Village update meeting, Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor Frank Gladu highlighted and gave historical perspective on the five Read more...

​Monteagle Council Grapples with Purchasing Protocol

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Jan. 31 meeting of the Monteagle Town Council, two recent infrastructure expenses prompted heated discussion about the proper protocol for the two Read more...

​American Shakespeare Center Presents ‘Macbeth’

The Sewanee School of Letters invites the community to a free performance of “Macbeth” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, in Guerry Auditorium.From the first words of the play until the title Read more...

​Fat Tuesday at Otey

Get ready to let the good times roll with a New Orleans-themed celebration at St. Mark’s Hall of the Claiborne Parish house. At 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, you won’t want to miss the Fat Tuesday Read more...

​Sewanee Immersed in Jazz This Weekend

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterThis weekend, Feb. 9–11, Sewanee is afloat in jazz through a blend of lectures from renowned experts and scholars, jazz performances and discussions, and Read more...