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​Sewanee Deer Hunt 2018-2019

The 2018 hunting season in Sewanee begins Sept. 22 and runs discontinuously until Jan. 11, 2019. This year marks the 16th year of organized hunting on the Domain after a resolution passed by the Read more...

​Object Idea Exchange Coming to Sewanee

The Isle of Printing will lead Sewanee in a community project centered around The Communication Station - Automated Exchange Interface, an experimental process for people to share and receive Read more...

​Grundy County Food Bank: Need without Shame

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterWeekly, the Grundy County Food Bank (GCFB) provides free food to 60 families, averaging three to four family members. To qualify to receive food, a family must Read more...

​University to Celebrate Foundation Day Sept. 21 and Founders’ Day Oct. 12

The University of the South will revive an old tradition and celebrate Foundation Day this month to observe the 150th anniversary of the matriculation of its first nine students, which occurred Read more...

​Speaker Series Serves Laid-Back Knowledge

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterExpert speakers, stimulating topics and a relaxed atmosphere is the recipe for a new monthly talk series at the Blue Chair Café.Thirst for Knowledge debuted Read more...

​School Pickup Traffic Endangers Children

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff Writer“We’ve got a problem with the schools being inundated with vehicles at 1:30 p.m.,” insisted board member Chris Guess at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Read more...

​Hunger Walk Sets Fundraising Record

by Kevin Cummings, Messenger Staff WriterThe fourth annual Hunger Walk was the most successful yet, bringing in more than $25,000.The event, sponsored by the Monteagle-Sewanee Rotary Club, benefits Read more...

​SACA Arts & Crafts Fair

The Sewanee Arts and Crafts (SACA) Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 22, in Shoup Park, across the street from the University Book and Supply Store. The fair, which will happen rain or shine, will be from Read more...

​Village Planning Update: Bookstore and Grocery News

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterNews about the bookstore and specialty food market led the discussion at the September Village Planning update meeting hosted by Frank Gladu, Special Assistant Read more...

​Historic Vote on Mountain Goat Trail Crossing: Monteagle to Apply for $1M Grant

by Leslie Lytle, Messenger Staff WriterAt a special called meeting Sept. 4, the Monteagle City Council voted to authorize the Mountain Goat Trail Alliance (MGTA) to write a grant on the town’s Read more...