Greene County News

Former Vol Inky Johnson gives inspiring speech in Greeneville

Inky Johnson played at UT about ten years ago and was a potential first round draft pick for the NFL until an injury left his right arm paralyzed.

Longtime local newspaper executive passes away

World War II veteran, John M. Jones III, died Tuesday afternoon at the age of 101.

Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in Greene County crash

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver passed out behind the wheel of his pickup truck and hit a tractor-trailer head on.

Super 2-lane built before Greene Co. Hwy 321 planned 4-lane

The fight to keep a new "super two-lane" from connecting Greene County with Cocke County has now gone to Nashville.

Greene County could see a new "charter" form of government

A new form of government could be coming to one Northeast Tennessee county. The option to adopt a charter form of government in Greene County is on the August ballot for residents to decide.

Greeneville prayer vigil honors police

With heavy hearts, Greeneville community members held a prayer vigil to show love and support for local police.

Police search for woman accused of pulling a knife on store clerk

Greeneville Police are looking for a woman who pulled a knife on a store clerk Saturday morning.

Greene County shooting investigation ongoing

The Greene County Sheriff’s Depatment responded to a home on Asheville Highway around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Greeene Shooting

One dead after Wednesday shooting in Greene County

The Greene County Sheriff's Department says a woman is dead after shooting Wednesday.

New lightbulbs means big savings in Greene County Schools

Some area schools are spending hundreds of thousands on energy efficient changes, hoping to save millions in the long run.

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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