Greene County News

Jennings not guilty of murdering infant daughter

A jury has found the Greene County man charged with murdering his infant daughter not-guilty on all counts. Stephen Jennings had been on trial for first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect, and child abuse.

Greene Co. U.S. Nitrogen plant to perform loud tests

The U.S. Nitrogen plant that's been in the works for three years will be starting up soon.

Defense's turn in Stephen Jennings baby murder trial

It's now the defense's turn in the trial of the Greene County man charged with murdering his infant daughter. The state rested, Stephen Jennings' defense is calling witnesses, and the jury could get the case Thursday.

Greene Co. election deadline Thursday

Want to run for office in Greeneville? You'd better file soon. Thursday is the deadline to throw your name into the ring for the August 6th municipal election.

U.S. Nitrogren bringing new facility online, warning neighbors

Greene County’s U.S. Nitrogen is beginning its startup process to bring its Pottertown Road facility online, and neighbors may notice.

1st Greene Co. commission meeting since patronizing prostitution charge

Monday's Greene County commission meeting will be the first since a commissioner Hilton Seah was charged with patronizing prostitution.

Greene County could back a $784k loan for the airport

Greene County commissioners will decide whether or not the county will back a loan taken out by the Greeneville/Greene County Municipal Airport. It's a loan for $784,224, money going towards a $15 million airport improvement project.

Vote on private EMS in Greene County

The Greene County Commission will vote Monday to decide whether outside EMS services can operate in the county.

Ride one of the oldest passenger planes in Greeneville

One of the oldest passenger airplanes is right here in the Tri-Cities for anyone to take a ride.

Thousands expected at Greeneville Iris Festival

Downtown Greeneville is preparing for its biggest festival of the year. Thousands are expected in its streets for the annual Iris Festival.

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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