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Originally published: 2012-12-24 12:10:36
Last modified: 2013-12-23 19:04:29

The Greeneville Sun serves the community by keeping the citizens well informed of local events and concerns, as well as issues across the state and nation. It is our goal to provide excellence and accuracy in coverage. Please contact one of our editors to assist you with news and information about your business, community event and organizations so that we may offer our assistance with announcing your news to readers in Greene County.

John Jones, Jr. Editor
(423) 359-3129

Michael Reneau, Assistant Managing Editor and Web Site Editor
(423) 359-3138

News Tips, Comments and Questions
We invite you to take an active part in your hometown newspaper. We welcome any news tips, comments or questions about news coverage. We love to hear about feature ideas, new neighbors moving into town, former residents moving back, or any areas of coverage that you think our readers need to know about.

Let Us Know!

Letters to the Editor
The Greeneville Sun Editorial Page provides a regular forum for community opinion in Letters to the Editor. Letters may be typed or clearly handwritten or printed, and may be brought or mailed to the Sun (Letters to the Editor, The Greeneville Sun, 121 W. Summer Street, Greeneville, TN 37743), or emailed to ( Letters should be signed (unless emailed), should be as concise as possible, and should emphasize topics of public interest. To be published, letters must be accompanied by the name and street address (or post office box) of the writer or writers. Telephone numbers will not be published but should be included with letters in case the Sun needs to contact the writer for clarification, etc.

Submit a Letter to the Editor Online

AP Wire
The Greeneville Sun provides access to the latest Associated Press news releases.

Each Wednesday the Sun publishes its Agriculture section, which is prepared by section editor Tom Yancey. The section provides farmers of our community with current and useful information from County Extension Leader Steve Hale and his staff as well as a variety of other sources.

John Jones, Jr., Editor
(423) 359-3129

News of local and national business and industry is published every Thursday. This includes new local businesses and expansions, major personnel changes, major awards, product developments, quarterly reports of publicly owned companies with local plants, and much more.

Michael Reneau, Assistant Managing Editor and Web Site Editor

(423) 359-3138

News concerning our local schools, including student awards, programs, photos, honor rolls and more, is published every Wednesday.

Contact Sarah Gregory
(423) 359-3136

Events Calendar
The Events Calendar is published in The Greeneville Sun each Saturday. Persons may submit an upcoming event free of charge. The deadline is Tuesdays at 5 p.m.

If you have an event to publish, you may submit it by email.

Contact Lisa Warren
(423) 359-3114
FAX: 423-638-3645

For church events, please contact Bob Hurley
(423) 359-3159
FAX: 423-638-3645

Living Editor Velma Southerland can be reached in person or by voice mail between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Five days a week, The Greeneville Sun's Living Section covers a wide range of community life - engagements, weddings, anniversaries, reunions, civic club projects, new neighbors, and much more. Engagement announcements and other announcements for the Living pages should be received several days before the day you would like to have them published.
We Observe Strict Deadlines For Wedding Photos!

For use of a wedding photo with a full story, the information MUST be received no later than a month after the wedding. The full story without a photo or descriptive details will be published if information is received after the one-month deadline but within three months of the wedding. For wedding information more than three months old, a summary of the wedding will be published.

Engagement and wedding announcements are published at no charge.

Visit our Online Bridal Guide to submit your engagement and wedding announcements online.

Links for downloading forms for engagement and wedding announcement are provided below.

Contact Velma J. Southerland
(423) 359-3156

Engagement and Wedding Forms
The links below will download the Engagement and Wedding forms in a pdf format. You will need a copy of Acrobat Reader to be able to read the files or print them.

Engagement Announcement Form
Engagement announcements are published at no charge.

Wedding Announcement Form
Wedding announcements are published at no charge.

The Greeneville Sun usually receives obituary news directly from the funeral home that is in charge of arrangements. For same-day publication, the deadline for obituary information is 6:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. For Saturday morning's issue, the deadline for obituary information is normally 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

Contact Connie Cobble
(423) 359-3147

The Religion section is published each Saturday and is coordinated by Columnist Bob Hurley. This section includes a variety of local and Associated Press stories about Greeneville and Greene County faith-related events, as well as religion trends in the nation and world. Religion section information should be submitted to Bob Hurley by 5 p.m. on Tuesday for publication in that week's Saturday edition, or mailed to Religion, The Greeneville Sun, 121 W. Summer Street, Greeneville, TN 37743. Note: If mailed, news should reach the Sun by the standard 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline.

Contact Bob Hurley
(423) 359-3159
FAX: 423-638-3645

Schedule a Tour Through The Plant
Free tours of The Greeneville Sun are available weekdays for school or club groups. For more information and/or appointment, contact Dale Long.
(423) 359-3130

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