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​Gee’s Bend Exhibit: the Local Connection

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterDecades before folk art dealer Mathew Arnett began collecting quilts from Gee’s Bend, the Freedom Quilting Bee cooperative brought prosperity and dignity to Read more...

​GC Food Bank Helping Those in Need

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterEach month, upwards of 225 families receive food assistance from The Grundy County Food Bank. Diana Foster, who serves on the board at the food bank, has Read more...

​Fiber to the Premises Across the Domain

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAll Sewanee leaseholders may soon have the option of subscribing to fiber optic internet service. A partnership between Ben Lomand Connect, Duck River Read more...

​Cell Tower Location Discussion Ongoing

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Sept. 9 Sewanee Community Council meeting, a long discussion about locating a new cell tower near the water tower off Breakfield Road led to a Read more...

​Vice-Chancellor Search Committee and Process Announced

Constituent Input InvitedUniversity of the South regents Joseph DeLozier, C’77, and Margaret McLarty, the chair and vice chair of the Vice-Chancellor Search Committee, have named the following Read more...

​University to Celebrate Foundation Day Sept. 20

The University of the South will celebrate Foundation Day on Friday, Sept. 20. Sylvia Earle, arguably the world’s best-known oceanographer, will be the speaker at Foundation Day Convocation and Read more...

​Unlearning Racism

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer“We’ve all internalized negative messages,” said Beverly Daniel Tatum, speaking about people’s unwillingness to talk about race and racism. In a Read more...

Ben Lomand and Duck River Informational Meeting

Ben Lomand Connect, the University of the South, and Duck River Electric Membership Corporation propose a partnership to deliver a fiber-to-the-premises solution to leaseholders on the University of Read more...

​SACA Arts & Crafts Fair

The Sewanee Arts and Crafts (SACA) Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 21, in Shoup Park, on University Ave. The fair, which will happen rain or shine, will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and Read more...

​Sewanee Village Update: Why Visit Sewanee?

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer“It’s essential for existing businesses and to attract new businesses to identify what will attract populations close to us to visit Sewanee,” said Frank Read more...