Greene County News


Courtesy of Steve Odum

Truck turns over on 321 in Greene County

A truck turned over on Route 321 between Greeneville and Newport Tuesday afternoon.

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Greeneville Police looking for metal theft suspect

A thief has been targeting the Greeneville Boys & Girls Club, and now police are hoping the public will recognize the suspect.

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Museum director, county commissioner dies in Greeneville

There is sad news from Greeneville -- Earl Fletcher, Jr., executive director of the Nathanael Greene Museum, died suddenly Friday.

Dog days of summer event held at Hardin Park

The hot, humid weather was pretty appropriate for the Dog Days of Summer event Saturday in Greeneville.


Baby giraffe dies at Brights Zoo

According to the zoo's Facebook page, around seven last night they brought the giraffe in for a routine check up and he seemed unresponsive. About 40 minutes later, the giraffe passed away.

Haslam talks to students in Greene County about the Tennessee Promise

There's a new program in Tennessee giving students the opportunity to further their education after high school.

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Greene county body identified

Investigators have identified the body that was found in a creek on Saturday in Greene County.

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Body found in Greene County

Search crews looking for a man missing since late July found a man's body Saturday afternoon along Camp Creek Road in Greene County.


Greeneville polling places see good turnout

Polling precincts were hopping in Greeneville, as people turned out to vote on a couple of major county offices.

Man charged in stabbing after victim says the suspect tried to share gospel

A man is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder after he's accused of stabbing another man at a business in  Greene County, Tenn.

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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