Photo Submissions

All levels of  photographers are invited to submit work reflecting the theme “ home ” to the Historic Downtown Tracy City Window Gallery’s Second Exhibition by Oct. 20.
Photographers of  all ages and experience from Grundy, Franklin, and Marion Counties are eligible to submit. The theme is open to a variety of  interpretations. Photographers’ exploration of the theme   might include, but is not limited to, locale, symbols, memory, buildings, objects, nostalgia and people. The photographs entered may answer the question, what is your notion of  “ home” and what best represents it. A holiday event will be held in conjunction with this exhibition in December.
Entries will be accepted until Oct. 20 and the selected works will be on view in the windows of  Historic Downtown Tracy City from Nov. 17 through Feb. 28.
The exhibition is made possible by Tennessee Arts Commission and hosted by local businesses in the windows of  Depot Emporium, Annex Cafe, Grundy County Historical Society Museum, Citizens Tri-County Bank and Dutch Maid Bakery.
Please send entries in jpeg format to . Contact Emily Partin at (931) 235-5576 with any further questions.

Goldenrod Gala Fundraiser

David Haskell, professor of biology at the University of the South and noted author, has been named Honorary Chair of the Friends of South Cumberland’s Goldenrod Gala fundraiser event, set for Saturday, Oct. 21.
The Goldenrod Gala, the first of its kind for the Friends organization, will be a festive evening event in Sewanee, under a ballroom tent overlooking Lost Cove and the newly-dedicated 4,000-acre Sherwood Forest area of the Park. The event will feature a gourmet dinner prepared on-site by Chef Alex Belew; artisan-crafted cocktails and wines; and after-dinner dancing to the South Jackson Street Big Band & Orchestra.
Visit the Gala’s website,, to learn more, and to reserve a table for individuals, family, friends and business associates.

MGT Groundbreaking Ceremony

Official groundbreaking ceremonies will take place on Monday, Oct. 23, for the downtown Tracy City portion of the Mountain Goat Trail.
The ceremonies will begin at 4:30 p.m. in downtown Tracy City, across from the Grundy County Historical Society.

Combined School Calendar 2017-18

The combined school calendar is here! This includes Franklin, Grundy and Marion counties, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School, the School of Theology and the University of the South.