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​Friends and Colleagues Unite to Make Music

The American Spiritual Ensemble (ASE) was founded in 1995 by Everett McCorvey, professor of voice and director of opera at the University of Kentucky. McCorvey and César Leal, conductor Read more...

​Potluck Yields Message of Protection, Unity

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterWarm and drizzly winter weather cloaked the community potluck dinner on Jan. 15 at the American Legion Hall in Sewanee, which welcomed two Lakota Sioux Read more...

​University Winter Convocation, Jan. 20

The University of the South’s Winter Convocation will be held at 4 p.m., today (Friday), Jan. 20, in All Saints’ Chapel. Honorary degrees will be presented and approximately 100 new members will Read more...

​South Cumberland Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Director

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer“My ultimate goal is to raise the community’s standard of living,” said John Payne, the new executive director of the South Cumberland Chamber Read more...

​School Board Revises Internet Use Policy

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Jan. 9 meeting at Clark Memorial Elementary School, the Franklin County School Board approved a revised internet use policy. At the December meeting, Read more...

​Sir Peter Crane to Give Convocation Address

The University of the South’s Winter Convocation will be at 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, in All Saints’ Chapel. Honorary degrees will be presented and approximately 100 new members will be inducted Read more...

​Familiar Face: Bromka to Perform in Sewanee

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterIn the insane grip of jealousy, Elaine Bromka once kidnapped a woman, tossed her in a boiler pit and waited for a demolition crew to blow up the Read more...

​MLK Day Celebration

The 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Celebration will take place at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 16, in Upper Cravens Hall. The program will celebrate the life, works and legacy of Martin Read more...

​Local Schools on Lockdown During Deep Woods Crisis

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterEarly on the afternoon of Jan. 5, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department contacted St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School (SAS) and Sewanee Elementary School Read more...

​Monteagle’s Revised Nepotism Policy Raises Legal Questions

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterThe Monteagle Town Council met on Jan. 3 at a special called meeting for the second and final reading of the amended nepotism policy. Council members Read more...