Yhona Jones, principal of Mosheim Elementary and Middle
School, on Tuesday received the Greene County Partnership's
"Outstanding Service to Students" award.
The award presentation, which was made by Randy Harrell,
the Partnership's president, came during the county school system's
annual personnel reception at Chuckey-Doak High School.
Also during the reception, the county school system
honored 10 retiring teachers and administrators and five retiring
non-teaching employees for their many years of service.
In addition, building-level, system-level and regional
winners in the state "Teacher of the Year" competition were recognized
by Dr. Joe Parkins, director of the county school system, and Kathy
Crawford, chairman of the Greene County Board of Education.
Dozens of Chihuahuas Pulled from Home Over three dozen Chihuahuas, as well as other dogs and cats,
were removed from a home in Hawkins County by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Department on August 20.
The animals were extremely malnourished, according to deputies. Video by Kristen Buckles. ...(more)
Lady Devils Finish Third Greeneville made the most of their one-game appearance in the
District 2-AAA tournament Monday night, taking a 61-51 win over the Jefferson County Lady Patriots to
take home the third place trophy. ...(more)
Greeneville Band Classic 2008 All five
high school bands in Greene County were among 17 bands performing at the fifth annual "Greeneville
Band Classic on Saturday at Tusculum College's Pioneer Field. ...(more)