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Parking ticket will cost almost twice as much in Greeneville

It’s going to cost you a lot more if you get a parking ticket in Greeneville. The fine for two-hour parking violations is going to almost double.

Charge reduced from second degree murder to voluntary manslaughter

A man charged with second-degree murder in June has had that charged reduced to voluntary manslaughter.

Case of man charged with raping 2-year-old going to grand jury

The man charged with raping a two-year-old was in court for a preliminary hearing.

Greene County Sheriff's Department

Victim shoots at intruder, ending attempted home invasion

An early morning attempted home invasion ended suddenly when the victim shot at the intruder.

Greene County Sheriff's Department

Teen recovering after neighbor's dog broke leash, attacked

A 14-year-old boy is recovering after he was bitten by a dog. The victim's aunt heard screaming, went outside, and found her nephew on top of her van, to get away.

Deadly crash at I-81 on-ramp in Greene County

One person is dead after an overnight wreck on Interstate 81 that involved a tractor-trailer and SUV.

Prisoner washing sheriff’s department cars takes one, escapes

An inmate who took the keys to an unmarked sheriff’s department car and escaped is back behind bars.

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Former Greeneville police officer pleads guilty

A former Greeneville police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in jail after pleading guilty to official misconduct.

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Greeneville Greene County History Museum needs building repairs

The Greeneville Greene County History Museum is known for preserving the old artifacts of Greene County. But the building's old age is causing fire and safety concerns.

Nationally recognized screampark's season opens Friday

Get ready to be afraid, as Frightmare Manor Screampark opens up on Friday.

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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