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Father Daughter Date Night a big success

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 9:01 am

ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy Memories to last a lifetime were made recently for more than 300 guests who attended the United Way of Franklin County’s annual Father Daughter Date Night held at San Miguels in Winchester. UWFC Executive Director Jeannie Amacher was very pleased with this sold out event which helped raise money to fund local non-profit charities. “It is truly amazing to see an event like this come together,”

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  • Winchester ready to ‘wriggle’ tonight

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

      STAFF WRITER courtney stachel   There are plenty of things to do tonight on the historic Winchester Square — namely “wriggling” through a series of artistic, musical and shopping opportunities. The Winchester Downtown Program Corp. is hosting its first spring season Wriggle, and organizers are optimistic the first chapter will pave the way for other great Wriggles, hoping to mirror the success the fall version had last September. The

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  • Theatre Sewanee presents ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’

    Posted on February 19, 2015 at 8:54 am

    Theatre Sewanee will present William Shakespeare’s comedy All’s Well That Ends Well at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday thru Sat-urday, Feb. 25-28, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, March 1, in the Tennessee Williams Center on the University of the South campus. Admission is free, but reservations are suggest-ed; please email mcook@sewanee.edu. “There’s place and means for every man alive,” says the character Parolles in his moment of greatest loss. He means

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Robert Gates Baccalaureate speaker

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 9:26 am

The University of the South has announced its Baccalaureate speaker and honorary degree recipients who will be honored during Commencement weekend, May 8-10, 2015. Robert M. Gates, former secretary of defense and former president of Texas A&M University, will receive an honorary degree and will give the Baccalaureate address during the service Saturday, May 9. The Most Rev. Dr. Thabo Cecil Makgoba, Anglican archbishop of Cape Town, will receive an

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  • Farmer’s Market meeting Monday

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

      The Franklin County Agriculture Extension Service will hold a Farmer’s Market meeting Monday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Franklin County Extension office, located at 406 Joyce Lane in Winchester. All interested gardeners or farmers are invited to attend. The meeting will include new regulations as well as planning the 2015 Farmer’s Market season. For more information, contact call John Ferrell at 967-2741.

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  • University Gallery Walk is tomorrow

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 am

      The University of the South will host their fourth annual Campus Gallery Walk Saturday from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on the campus of the university in Sewanee. Gallery exhibits will be set up in The University Art Gallery, The Museum, Gallery of Archives and Special Collections, and the Carlos Gallery of the Nabit Art Building. All locations will be open late with special receptions designed by Ivywild to tantalize visitors’ taste

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