Greene County News

Rabies clinics in Greene & Carter counties

Rabies clinics are being held in Greene and Carter counties. Tennessee requires all dogs and cats be vaccinated for rabies.

5K Saturday to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

There’s a special event happening in Greene County, Saturday morning. It’s the 4th annual Cross Country 5K to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Helping Northeast Tennessee volunteer firefighters

Volunteer firefighters risk their lives to save the lives of others, but often have to beg for the funding. So a Greene County volunteer firefighter started an non-profit organization to help how they can.

Engraved bricks support volunteer firefighter monument

A group of firefighters in Greene County are working to build a monument to honor volunteer firefighters in the region.

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Lots to learn about emergencies

Greene County agencies spent a good part of the day helping prepare people for any kind of emergency. They were all demonstrating their role in the community's safety.

Greeneville City Schools picks new director

Greeneville City Schools could soon have a new director of schools. The School Board of Education tells News 5 WCYB that members have voted to negotiate a contract with Dr. Jeff Moorhouse, to replace the retiring Dr. Linda Stroud.

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Emergency preparedness fair on Saturday

Greene County is going to be holding an emergency preparedness fair on Saturday. It's free and will be held from 10 until 4 at the Hal Henard Gymnasium.

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Mullets & Dropkicks: Teaching a new generation of pro wrestlers

Rickey Morton gained fame as half of the tag team duo the Rock & Roll Express, now he's parking his mullet and knowledge in Chuckey, TN.

Greene County utility permit concerns

A proposed Greene County resolution is written to lower costs for the county, but it has come under some scrutiny.

Case of man held in 2 babies' deaths going to grand jury

The man charged in the deaths of two babies in Greeneville will have his case heard before a grand jury. Erick Jones Junior was arrested, and charged with aggravated child abuse and neglect, in December.

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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