Greene County News

Alleged abuse at Greene Valley Developmental Center investigated

Greene Valley Developmental Center is at the center of an investigation into two reported cases of adult abuse.

High winds a common theme in part of Greene County

When the winds pick up, some folks in Greene County feel it stronger than most of us.

Nursing home under local control, trying to get Medicaid and Medicare back

An embattled nursing home in Greene County is back in local hands in an effort to improve conditions, and applying to get Medicaid and Medicare reinstated.

Lucas Riddle

Teen facing 3 counts of criminal negligent homicide goes to court

The Greene County teen charged in the deaths of three passengers he was driving made his first appearance in court.

Lucas Riddle

Police: 3 killed in wreck after teen driver refused to stop

Three people were killed when the teen driving them led police on a chase. Now, that 18-year-old is facing several charges and troopers are testing to see if drugs or alcohol were involved.

Greeneville awarded $100,000 state grant to improve downtown

Downtown Greeneville will be getting a face lift, thanks to some state funds.

Tennessee's Economic and Community Development Commissioner was in Greeneville on Friday to make the announcement.

A house in Greeneville that was the scene of a murder is due to be demolished

Police believe the house was burned to conceal the murders of Elizabeth Cooter and Roger "Dwayne" Aiken.

Greeneville emergency service drivers are honing their driving skills

A mobile driving simulator will be parked at the Greeneville Central Fire Department for the next few days.

Teachers are getting free classroom supplies

Teachers in Greeneville and Greene County are getting supplies to help in the classroom and they don't have to pay a dime.

Man charged after 120mph police chase

It was a wild night on the road in Greene County. Now, a Greeneville man is charged with taking police on a high speed chase.

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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