Greene County News

The oldest college in Tennessee is seeing its biggest numbers for enrollment ever.

New degree programs will be offered at Tusculum College

Tusculum College plans to start several new degree programs.

Nine victims injured after van runs off Interstate 81

Tennessee Highway Patrol is working the crash on Kenneytown Road that involves four adults and five children.

Greene County agrees to settlement in sex discrimination lawsuit

Greene County is agreeing to pay $100,000 to settle a sex discrimination suit filed by an employee against former County Clerk David Thompson.

22nd annual Iris Festival in Greeneville

Thousands of people traveled to Greeneville this weekend for the 22nd annual Iris Festival.

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Hazardous highway has community concerned

An intersection in East Tennessee has some people worried for their safety.

Greene Co. hatchery boasts clean, transparent farm

Last year at this time, there was an egg shortage in this country, thanks to a bird flu outbreak. Now the owners of a Greene County hatchery are working extra hard to make sure their facility is not only clean, but also accessible to visitors.

Time to apply for Greene Co. nonprofit grants and scholarships

Now's the time for some local non-profits to get the money they need. Applications for grants and scholarships from Fund Greene County are now being accepted.

Gift for Kids collecting gifts for Christmas in Greene County

Christmas is still far in the distance, but one Greene County group believes it's not too soon to start preparing help for families.

Greeneville-Greene Co. airport may shift to town only

The Greene County commission will decide at Monday night's meeting whether to transfer its half of the Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport to the town. It's no one taken lightly because with responsibility of the airport, the town would also take on all of its debt.

Greeneville murder trial pushed back

A Greeneville murder trial was set to start Monday, but the defense asked for it to be moved due to pre-trial publicity.

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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