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SUD Approves ARPA Contract, Investigates Dripline Dispersal

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer At the Feb. 20 meeting, the Sewanee Utility District Board of Commissioners approved contracts for three Read more...

South Cumberland Community Fund Announces Spring Grant Round

Betty Carpenter, chair of South Cumberland Community Fund’s grant committee, and Katie Goforth, Director of Community Development for the Fund, Read more...

SCA Membership Meeting, March 4

The Sewanee Civic Association will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, March 4, in Kennerly Hall, St. Mark and St. Paul. Social time with wine begins at 5:30 Read more...

John Kilkenny Named Executive Director of the New York Youth Symphony

The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) has named John Kilkenny as executive director, effective in late March. John has served as the director of the Read more...

Franklin County Schools: Financial Business Tops Agenda

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer The Franklin County School Board devoted a good portion of the Feb. 15 meeting to financial business, Read more...

Fifty-Year Career with Franklin County Schools

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer “It feels like Linda Foster has been here forever and would stay forever,” said Franklin County School Read more...

Out of the Darkness Walk

A life is lost to suicide every 12.8 minutes in the United States. However, most people remain unaware that suicide is a national health problem. Read more...

Documentary Screening of ‘The Philadelphia Eleven’

Exclusion of women from ordination and other church leadership roles made headlines earlier this summer when the Southern Baptist Convention banned Read more...

Sewanee Symphony Orchestra Concert, March 3

Prepare to be immersed in a captivating sonic journey as the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra unveils its upcoming concert, a harmonious tapestry woven Read more...

VOCES8 Concert

Hear VOCES8, a 2023 Grammy-nominated British vocal ensemble, in a concert celebrating the first 20 years of VOCES8. The program will feature their Read more...

Grocery Store Flower Botanicals Workshop

This workshop, lead by Mary Priestley, will be 9:30–11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Spencer room 171. Flowers that we sometimes pick up Read more...

Sand Plant Decision: Grundy County Wins Again

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer In a ruling filed Feb. 8, 2024, the Tennessee Court of Appeals “affirm[ed] the trial court’s summary Read more...

Trails & Trilliums Registration Opens

The Friends’ 20th Trails & Trilliums and Earth Day Celebration is set for April 19–21 at the historic Beersheba Springs Conference Center in Read more...

The Confederate Church’s Uneasy Evolution to ‘Liberal Activist’

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer “When [the Confederacy] surrendered in 1865, the future status of free people was not yet decided. In Read more...

Folks at Home Lending Library

By Beth Riner, Messenger Staff Writer Sewanee-based Folks at Home has a new lending library for its members thanks to a grant from the South Read more...
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