A Greeneville resident has sung his way into the hearts of "The X-Factor" judges and fans. During Thursday's episode (9/27/2012), the talent-search show featured Freddie Combs, a 540-pound, wheelchair-bound minister from Greeneville. The 40-year-old singer was wheeled onstage at the show's Greensboro, N.C., auditions by his wife, Kay. Once on stage, he launched into an emotional performance of "Wind Beneath My Wings." To see the YouTube video, click FREDDIE-VIDEO.
The new John Deere dealer for Greene and 13 surrounding counties raised nearly $20,000 for tornado relief in Greene County. As part of its grand opening, customers of Meade Tractor contributed $9,254.13 for the Amer...(more)