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.
Iris Festival 2009 Downtown Greeneville streets are packed on Saturday for the 15th
annual Iris Festival as sunny skies and mild temperatures created a
perfect atmosphere for the activities. The festival continues on Sunday
from noon to 5 p.m. ...(more)