Greene County News


Local horse rescue site Mustang Alley to close

A horse rescue site that has been helping animals in our area for a decade is closing its doors. Mustang Alley provided shelter to Northeast Tennessee’s abused and neglected horses, mules, donkeys, and ponies.

Marijuana found in Greene County field worth $20,000

Greene County Sheriff Pat Hankins says it was a Tennessee Highway Patrol chopper that spotted a marijuana grow operation in a field, Friday afternoon.

Tusculum College making progress on new building

Tusculum College is giving an update on construction for its new science and math building. The water taps have been placed and water is connected to the building site. You can watch the construction live.

Wellmont Health System Logo

Wellmont Health System taking over Takoma Regional Hospital

Wellmont Health System is getting bigger. It’s buying Takoma Regional Hospital from Adventist Health System.

Auction to be held in support of Greeneville businesses

Main Street Greeneville needs your help with an upcoming fundraiser.

66th Annual Greene County Fair kicks off

The 66th annual Greene County Fair is underway this week.

2014 Elections

Election Day Thursday for voters in Greeneville

Thursday will be Election Day in the town of Greeneville. Voters will elect a water commissioner at large, a school board member in the 1st Ward, and two aldermen in the 1st Ward.

Theodore G. Hupp

Looking for more possible victims after child rape arrest

Police want to know if there are more possible victims of child sex abuse after they arrested a 79-year-old man.

Theodore G. Hupp

Elderly man charged with child rape

A 79-year-old Greeneville man is charged with rape of a child under the age of 13.

Liquor stores sue Greeneville over fees

Greeneville liquor store owners are seeking over $1.6 million from the town.

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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