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1 Person Airlifted From Warrensburg Road Crash
One person was airlifted to a hospital following a two-vehicle crash about 5 p.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of Warrensburg Road, according to Greene County 911 Dispatch. First responders on scene included the Orebank Volunteer Fire Department, Greeneville Emergency & Rescue Squad, Greene County-Gre
Restaurant Manager Issued Summons For Theft
A Greeneville man was issued a summons Wednesday to appear in General Sessions Court on a charge of theft of property less than $1,000 in relation to the theft of money from a Subway restaurant safe.
GPD Seeks Public Help In Attempted Shooting
Greeneville police are looking for help from the public as they continue a search for four suspects in an assault about noon Wednesday during which a man was injured and shots were fired.
It Happened Here For Dec. 14
A pick-up truck was burned and a tool box stolen after it had been left on Viking Mountain Road on Monday, according to a report from the Greene County Sheriff’s Department. The victim said the truck was left after it became stuck in snow and ice. When he returned Wednesday to retrieve it, he found
3 Suffer Injuries In Head-On Crash
Two women suffered suspected major injures in a head-on crash between a pickup truck and car about 5 p.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of Warrensburg Road. A Chevrolet pickup truck driven by 34-year-old David G. Livingston, of Glenwood Drive in Mosheim, was outbound when the truck veered into the oppo
Victim 'Stable' After Shooting; Police Seeking Suspects On Foot
Greeneville police say the victim of a shooting just after noon Wednesday is in stable condition and cooperating with investigators. Around 12:15 p.m., Assistant Police Chief Mike Crum reported that police units were responding to a report of a shooting in the East Church Street area. An update at 1
Church Hill woman pleads guilty in fake credit card scheme
GREENEVILLE — A Church Hill woman who made fake credit and debit cards, then used them to purchase $48,000 in airline tickets for herself and dozens of other people, has agreed to plead guilty to federal wire fraud and conspiracy charges.
Midway Man Charged With Statutory Rape
The Greene County Sheriff’s Department charged a Midway man Wednesday with statutory rape of a 13-year-old. Joshua Shane Miracle, 23, of 945 Mohawk Creek Road, Midway, was charged with statutory rape and held on a $20,000 bond, according to a warrant filed by sheriff’s department.
East Tennessee Quake Second-Strongest On Record
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at 4:14 a.m. Wednesday with an epicenter near Decatur, Tennessee, rattled windows and awakened some Greene County residents. Decatur is in Meigs County, about 135 miles from Greeneville.
What's Happening At The Library
County Public Library, 210 N. Main St. Visit the library Thursday, Dec. 20, at 10:30 a.m. for a special Christmas story time event with stories, crafts and holiday treats. All ages are welcome.
Tractor-trailer loaded with steel overturns on I-81 in Greene County
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. — A tractor-trailer loaded with steel overturned Tuesday morning on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 18 in Greene County. Authorities said one lane is expected to reopen soon, but the cleanup will take several hours and delays are likely. Northbound traffic is not impac
'Steel Magnolias' Auditions Are Dec. 17-18
Greeneville Theatre Guild is holding auditions for “Steel Magnolias,” the first show of its fifth season. Jim Holt will direct the revival of the classic and will be searching for six women to portray the iconic characters made famous in the movie by the same name, a news release says.
Attempted Truck Theft Fails When Thief Spins Out
An attempt to steal a 2008 Nissan pickup truck 10:30 p.m. Sunday from the parking lot of the Marathon market on Snapps Ferry Road failed when the suspect spun out near the store, Greeneville police Officer Dustin Winter said in a report.
Two Women Face Drug Charges
Two women were charged early Sunday morning with possession of a Schedule VI drug-marijuana and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia. Charged were Christin N. Castle, 21, 930 Carters Valley Road, and Taya N. Metcalf, 19, 172 Astor Bowers Road, according to court summons filed by the Greeneville
Report: Intoxicated Man Fired Gun
A man who had allegedly been drinking and fired a gun about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Housely Avenue was charged by Greeneville police with public intoxication and possession a firearm while intoxicated.
Newport animal shelter director fired after being charged with animal cruelty
The director of the Friends Animal Shelter in Newport has been fired from his position after Cocke County sheriff's deputies arrested him on animal cruelty charges. The shelter's board voted 4-1 to fire Terry Starnes on Tuesday, one day after his arrest, according to shelter president Anne Fontaine,
Wreaths Across America Program Is Saturday
The National Park Service will host the annual Wreaths Across America program Saturday at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited to attend. There is no charge.
South Greene Overcomes Slow Start Against Grainger
The South Greene Lady Rebels shook off a 10-point deficit after the first quarter en route to a 65-52 win over Grainger on Tuesday. South Greene trailed 17-7 at the end of one and 24-23 at halftime before taking a 38-35 lead at the end of three.
Storm Remnant Still Affecting Greene County
By Monday afternoon, most of Greene County looked less like a winter wonderland, but the first major winter storm continued to cause some schedule changes on Tuesday. Greene County Schools were closed for a second day this week due to some snow-covered roadways and the potential of black ice due to
A Look Around: Origins Of Mistletoe
I’m not sure how I grew up in Greeneville and never knew how mistletoe grows until my daughter told me about it when she lived in South Carolina. I knew it was a plant, of course, but I didn’t know that it grew up in the branches of various types of trees until she told me about a neighbor shooting