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​Extended School Program Changes; Schools Budget Proposals

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt the Feb. 10 meeting, the Franklin County School Board approved a revised fee schedule for the Extended School Program (ESP). The board also gave a nod to Read more...

​Knoll to Present ‘Microplastics’ at SCA Meeting

The Sewanee Civic Association (SCA) will meet on Thursday, Feb. 20, at St. Mark’s Hall, Otey Parish.Dinner begins at 5:15 p.m., followed by a business meeting. The dinner is free and open to the Read more...

​Mountain Goat Trail Race Registration Open

Join us on April 11, for the Mountain Goat Trail Race, sponsored by Mountain Outfitters.The run/walk on Saturday is the same route as the first 6 great years. This year’s half-marathon on Sunday Read more...

​Early Voting Continues

Early voting for the Tuesday, March 3 presidential preference primary and county primary continues through Feb. 25. The last date to request an absentee ballot is Feb. 25.Early voting takes place at Read more...

​University Decides Municipal Fee Increase for Fiber Project

The fiber-to-the-premises project will improve DREMC’s electrical infrastructure to University leaseholders and expand Ben Lomand’s fiber services to leaseholders on the University of the Read more...

​The Electoral College: Who Benefits, Who Does Not

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAndrea Hatcher began her Academy for Lifelong Learning lecture on the Electoral College with a brief history lesson. The U.S. constitutional framers arrived at Read more...

​Finney to Receive Aiken Taylor Ward

by Bailey Basham,Messenger Staff WriterWhen Nikky Finney was younger, she wanted to be a paleontologist. She can remember carrying a tiny book about dinosaurs in her back pocket everywhere she went. Read more...

​Sewanee Village Update: Tourism Ideas and Initiatives

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterThe February Sewanee Village update meeting focused on tourism as a component of the plan to renovate and rejuvenate the downtown area. Explaining the emphasis Read more...

​Ginger Presents ‘Voice of Woman’ Recital

by Bailey Basham, Messenger Staff WriterKerry Ginger has been singing for most of her life, but it was not until she found herself on the campus of Whitman College, a small, liberal arts school much Read more...

​Sewanee’s Community Engagement Efforts Recognized with Carnegie Classification

The Carnegie Foundation has selected the University of the South for its 2020 Community Engagement Classification, a designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement. The Read more...
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