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​Benjamins to Lead the Fourth of July Parade

The Fourth of July committee is proud to announce the grand marshals for the 31st annual celebration are Eric and Michelle Benjamin, Sewanee residents for more than 36 years. Eric and Michelle Read more...

​SUD Gets Update on Constructed Wetlands

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the June 20 meeting, student researchers updated the Sewanee Utility District Board on the Constructed Wetlands project located at the SUD Wastewater Read more...

​County Commission Approves Budget Resolutions

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterResolutions to all budgets, fund balances and lease purchases were approved by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners during the June 19 meeting.Andrea Read more...

​Friday Nights in the Park Concert Today

Friday Nights in the Park, sponsored by the Sewanee Business Alliance, begins today (Friday), June 23, with the Little Russell Band from Nashville. The rain location is the American Legion Hall.The Read more...

​MSSA to Host Music City Roots

Today (Friday), June 23, the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly (MSSA) will host Music City Roots, a Franklin, Tenn.-based radio show in a rare out-of-Nashville performance. Nationally recognized for Read more...

​Behind the Scenes at the SSMF

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterFor festival-goers, the Sewanee Summer Music Festival (SSMF) doesn’t begin until June each year. But for those who work to put on the festival, planning and Read more...

​School Board Appoints Bean Director of Schools

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the June 12 meeting in a six to two split vote, the Franklin County School Board appointed Stanley Bean to serve a two-year term as director Read more...

​Nancy Berner Named University Provost

University of the South Vice-Chancellor John McCardell has announced the appointment of Nancy Berner as provost of the University, effective July 1. The Board of Regents approved her Read more...

​Sewanee Summer Music Festival Opens 61st Season

A faculty chamber music concert will open the 61st annual Sewanee Summer Music Festival (SSMF) on Saturday, June 17, at 7 p.m. in Guerry Auditorium. A brass quintet opens the concert, performing Read more...

​Reverse Raffle and Friday Nights in the Park

The Sewanee Business Alliance (SBA) is sponsoring a reverse raffle to benefit Angel Park and the Community Action Committee, with a chance for participants to win up to $10,000.Tickets are $100 each Read more...