Rezoning Approved For New Plant; Opponents And Supporters Speak Out
Published: 9:21 PM, 02/22/2011
Supporters and opponents of a new industry's plans to build a plant in western Greene County spoke out at the Greene County Commission meeting on Feb. 22, 2011. Commissioners approved required industrial rezoning for Austin Powder Company. Video by Brian Cutshall.Click here for related video.
Ray Crum Honored by County Commission The Greene
County Commission honored Ray Crum, who retired recently as the county's medical examiner and
emergency management director, doing so with a plaque and a standing ovation.
Despite the threat of rain that may have curtailed
participation, some 40 volunteers on Saturday morning collected 170 bags of trash from the banks of
the Nolichucky River between Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park and the dam on the Asheville
Christmas in the Park The event,
which traditionally remains open for several hours each evening through the end of the year, drew more than
10,000 vehicles in 2007. The park, which is temporarily closed at this time except for the drive-through in the