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Third Annual BBQ & Bluegrass in Greeneville Saturday

GREENEVILLE, TN (WJHL) - The third annual BBQ & Bluegrass event is set to take place in Greeneville on Saturday. It's a free family event and will feature live bluegrass music, delicious barbeque, storytelling, dancing, and more. Organizers say there will be plenty to do for people of all ages. Loca

WJHL.COM - 2017-09-23 14:30:34

Greeneville Sheriff: Unique Halloween decoration not real body

GREENEVILLE - A photo on the Greene County Sheriff's Department Facebook page appears quite sinister at first glance. But the sheriff's department wants to let the public know what looks to be the gory work of the horror movie character "Chucky" is not real. What appears to be a partial body up agai

DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Indivisible Greene County rallies community members concerned about pollution

Concern about possible environmental risks caused by a nitrogen plant has led a Greene County group to encourage citizens to express their concerns to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. On Sept. 18, members of Indivisible Greene County distributed nearly 30 yard signs to resid

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-09-25 00:33:00

Vision Tulsa project funding for Peoria Avenue improvements going to bus route, infuriating north Tulsa leader

A decision to apply $7 million in Vision Tulsa funding to extend the rapid-transit bus route misses the spirit of its initial proposed use and feels like a "slap in the face," says the leader of a north Tulsa group. Lana Turner-Addison, president of the North Tulsa Economic Development Initiative an

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 22:15:00

Local band members, cheerleaders take center stage at Neyland Stadium Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL)- Saturday afternoon the award-winning Elizabethton High School Marching Band took center stage at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville. Band members had the opportunity to perform alongside the Pride of the Southland Band at halftime as the Vols took on UMass in Knoxville. The 4-time

WJHL.COM - 2017-09-24 00:27:59

Family-Based Steroid Conspiracy Nets Federal Prison Sentences

Five members of a Newport family were sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in connection with their roles "in a large illegal steroid conspiracy in East Tennessee," according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Members of the Pasternak family were sentenced by U.S

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

City To Address Downtown Redevelopment Plans

The Greeneville Housing Authority will hold a public hearing on the much-anticipated Historic Downtown Greeneville Redevelopment and Urban Renewal Plan on Sept. 26. The purpose of the hearing is to determine the necessity for the Historic Downtown Greeneville Redevelopment and Urban Renewal Plan and

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Dugger Band Releases New Single 'East Tennessee Son' To Country Radio

Jordan and Seth Dugger have released a new single, entitled "East Tennessee Son," to country radio. The brothers' sophomore album by the same name is due out in December. Greeneville's own The Dugger Band recently announced the release of their newest single, entitled "East Tennessee Son," to countr

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

GLPS Volunteers Help With Irma Damage

Power outages are common during bad storms, but a local crew was among relief efforts win the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Ten crewmen from the Greeneville Light & Power System jumped at the opportunity to help the citizens of Gainesville, Florida, through the chaos that Irma created. They returned

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Drug Take Back Event Scheduled

The National Drug Take Back Event will be held Oct. 28 at the Greeneville Police Department, a news release says. Anyone can bring their unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to the GPD garage near Burley Stadium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for safe and responsible disposal. Items not acce

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Dessie Neas - mother of 14 and quilter extraordinaire

Buy Now Anna Duggins Roberts shows the audience her grandmother Odessa Davis Neas' cotton cards used for preparing homegrown cotton for quilt batting. At right is Roberts' sister Patricia Duggins Barnett. Duay O'Neil Fourteen grandchildren of Tubal and Odessa (Davis) Neas flank a Lone Star quilt the

NEWPORT PLAIN TALK - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Rotary Clubs' Fundraiser For Boys & Girls Club Project Successful

The Greeneville Morning and Noon Rotary clubs have announced that a recent fundraiser to benefit a project for the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville and Greene County was successful. The clubs' "Low Country Boil & Tailgate Fundraiser" at Link Hills Country Club raised sufficient funds for a planned c

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Remaining family members in international steroid plot sentenced

All five members of a Newport family caught up in a steroid manufacture and distribution conspiracy now have been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Greeneville. The steroids were manufactured in home labs utilizing raw materials obtained from China and then marketed on the Internet. There were 26

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 15:35:00

Currie: 'Never Give Up' On Young People

Many things in life will come and go, from fashion trends and computer technology, to near-certain football wins that suddenly end in loss at the end of the fourth quarter. Yet, University of Tennessee Athletic Director John Currie says there is one thing that will last a lifetime - and that is the

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Driver Charged With DUI After Allegedly Striking Power Pole

A Limestone woman who allegedly crashed her car into a utility pole Thursday night on Erwin Highway and caused a power outage was charged by sheriff's deputies with driving under the influence. Melissa H. Starnes, 47, of 2463 Old State Route 34, is scheduled to appear today on the charge in General

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

People are so scared of this Halloween display, they're calling 911

What looks like a man's lifeless body trapped under a garage door has prompted several 911 calls in eastern Tennessee. The disturbing display on Chuckey Pike in Greene County looks like someone was decapitated by a garage door. Red hand prints are splattered on the white door. It all can be seen in

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-09-22 14:11:31

Pickup Truck Destroyed By Fire

A 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon in Tusculum. Sheriff's deputies responding to 102 Whispering Oaks Lane spoke with truck owner William Cobble. He said the truck was parked Wednesday at the Mosheim Volunteer Fire Department and would not start, so he left it the

GREENEVILLE SUN - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Chuckey Depot ribbon cutting set for October

The ribbon cutting for the Chuckey Depot is set for Oct. 2 in Jonesborough. From STAFF REPORTS The Town of Jonesborough will be holding a ribbon cutting for WC Rowe Park and the Chuckey Depot Museum on Monday, Oct. 2, at 11a.m. at 110 South Second Avenue. WC Rowe Park is named in honor of WC Rowe, a

HERALD AND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 19:10:19

Hawkins EMA wants transmitter to eliminate dead zones on Clinch Mountain

ROGERSVILLE - Three years ago, Hawkins County spent $320,000 to eliminate emergency radio dead spots, and although there was an improvement, the problem wasn't solved. Just ask Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Sam Wilhoit, who found himself in a life-and-death struggle with two drugged attacke

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-25 02:00:00

Bruised by storms, Madison helps those battered by hurricanes

Though strong storms on the edge of Hurricane Irma left some in Madison without power for as many as three nights, residents across the county have rallied to help those around the country hardest by severe weather. Emergency officials in Madison held conference calls throughout the weekend Sept. 8-

CITIZEN TIMES - 2017-09-22 21:22:37