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Greeneville mother mourns son, hopes for safety improvements after crash
Buck lost control of his Jeep on I-81 northbound, crossed the median, hit another car, then roller over.
Man Scammed By Woman On Facebook
“After exchanging messages and phone numbers, a sexual recording was made of the victim by the offender,” the report said. “The offender then threatened to send it to everyone if she did not get $1,000 sent to an account in Africa.”
Hit-And-Run Suspect Back In State Prison
Harold Vernon Smith was due Wednesday in Greene County General Sessions Court for a preliminary hearing, but he was nowhere to be found.Smith, of Bulls Gap, was taken into custody on June 21 after a manhunt in connection with a May hit-and-run crash that injured two teenagers. Authorities said he ha
TN health commissioner suspends new admissions at Greeneville nursing home, fines facility
According to a Tennessee Department of Health news release, Commissioner John Dreyzehner made the decision effective this past Saturday, Aug. 11 regarding Laughlin Health Care Center, 801 East McKee St., Greeneville. The facility was also fined $6,000. A special monitor was appointed to review the f
Greeneville Awakening into third month, still attracting record numbers
CHUCKEY — Preaching under a new banner last Friday night, “Until Victory”, D.R. Harrison said -- beginning its 86th night this past Monday — there is simply no end in sight to the Tent Revival in Chuckey that has become the talk of East Tennessee.“Friday marked another benchmark of over 500 people c
Newport man arrested on drug charges
NEWPORT—A Newport man was jailed Tuesday evening after he was found in possession of a large quantity of drugs including heroin and methamphetamine.The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office identified the male as John Mark Speir, 39, Irish Cut Road. He was charged with possession of stolen property, possess
D-B to host Greeneville in monster matchup to open season
It starts with a matchup of senior quarterbacks with the Indians’ Lendon Redwine, who threw for 2,284 yards last season, and the Greene Devils’ Cade Ballard, the reigning Class 4A player of the year who threw for 3,148 yards and 38 touchdowns. Ballard, who led Greeneville to a 35-21 comeback win ove
At least one person injured in Wednesday wreck
At least one person sustained injuries following a single-vehicle accident on Old Sevierville Highway near Beechwood Road on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. The Cocke County Sheriff’s Office, First Call EMS, and Cocke County Fire Department responded to the scene. For more information regarding the acc
Motorcycle ride to benefit Shop With A Cop in Greene County
If you’re looking for a good excuse, and a good cause, to get out on the motorcycle this weekend, the G-Vegas chapter of the Defenders Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club has something for you.
What's Happening At The Library
Upcoming events at Greeneville-Greene County Public Library, 210 N. Main St.New Cox Library Exhibit ComingThe T. Elmer Cox Genealogical and Historical Library will open the commemorative exhibit “The War to End All Wars” Aug. 22. The exhibit, honoring World War I soldiers from Greeneville and Greene
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Entry Level Test For Greeneville Police Officer To Be Given In September
The police department has four patrol shifts. Patrol officers work a 12-hour shift, rotating between day and night shifts. Each 28-day cycle contains a break of seven consecutive days along with additional shorter term time off, according to the release.
Police: Woman Stopped For 2nd DUI Gets Felony Drug, Gun Charges
Kimberly Gaye Maples, 32, who listed a Pinto Road address, was charged Tuesday afternoon with driving under the influence-2nd offense. After arrest, a search of the 1996 Honda Civic yielded the meth in addition to a gun, pills and drug paraphernalia, a report by a 3rd Judicial District Drug Task For
Advisory issued against 2 fish species in Northeast Tennessee rivers
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Tennessee among 21 states keeping a close eye on measles outbreak
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State Fines Laughlin Healthcare Center, Suspends Admissions
Laughlin Healthcare Center, operated by Ballad Health, is located at 801 E. McKee St. in Greeneville.Sun Photo By Ken Little
Sentences, $27,000 in fines handed out for drug offenses
Sentences were handed down and more than $27,000 in fines levied in seven drug-peddling cases last Tuesday in Circuit Court.Circuit Judge Duane Slone accepted plea agreements calling for sentences ranging from four to eight years for selling drugs such as meth, oxymorphone, and heroin.Defendants ple
Center to hold auditions for premiere of a new play - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN
The Jonesborough Senior Center will host auditions for a new, original play based on the stories collected from members of the Jonesborough Senior Center. The play, “We Were So Young,” produced through support from the Town of Jonesborough and Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts, feat
Hawkins man's hidden camera identifies employee as theft suspect
On Aug. 3, the victim went back to the drawer to place another $1,400 and noticed the $3,000 was gone.
District to rebuild bus system from ‘the ground up’ - Herald & Tribune - Jonesborough, TN
“I know everybody here is aware we’ve had some issues,” WCDE special projects manager Jarrod Adams said at the Washington County Board of Education’s Aug. 9 meeting. “I would honestly say that those issues are not much different from issues we’ve had in years past. Bus routes change, bus numbers cha