Greene County News

Earl Fletcher

Museum director, county commissioner dies in Greeneville

There is sad news from Greeneville -- Earl Fletcher, Jr., executive director of the Nathanael Greene Museum, died suddenly Friday.

Dog days of summer event held at Hardin Park

The hot, humid weather was pretty appropriate for the Dog Days of Summer event Saturday in Greeneville.


Baby giraffe dies at Brights Zoo

According to the zoo's Facebook page, around seven last night they brought the giraffe in for a routine check up and he seemed unresponsive. About 40 minutes later, the giraffe passed away.

Haslam talks to students in Greene County about the Tennessee Promise

There's a new program in Tennessee giving students the opportunity to further their education after high school.

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Greene county body identified

Investigators have identified the body that was found in a creek on Saturday in Greene County.

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Body found in Greene County

Search crews looking for a man missing since late July found a man's body Saturday afternoon along Camp Creek Road in Greene County.


Greeneville polling places see good turnout

Polling precincts were hopping in Greeneville, as people turned out to vote on a couple of major county offices.

Man charged in stabbing after victim says the suspect tried to share gospel

A man is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder after he's accused of stabbing another man at a business in  Greene County, Tenn.

TDOT approves pipeline permit, leaves locals upset

A controversial project in Greene County is one step closer to completion, and people in Greene and Hamblen county are fighting the construction of a 12-mile pipeline that will transport water to and from the Nolichucky River.


Greene County battles budget shortfall

Greene County Commissioners gathered to discuss how they are going to cover a budget shortfall of more than a million dollars.

Greene County, Tennessee

County courthouse in Greeneville, Tenn. Photo by Brian Stansberry
General Information
Size: 626 square miles
Population: 68,831 (2010)
County seat: Greeneville
Other cities and towns: Afton, Baileyton, Chuckey, Limestone, Mohawk, Mosheim, Tusculum
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