A Greeneville institution is closing its doors.

Stan’s Bar-B-Q restaurant at 2620 E. Andrew Johnson Highway has been a popular destination for area diners for nearly 29 years.

A 28-year-old Greene County man will appear in Carter County Criminal Court after being served Friday by Carter County sheriff’s deputies with active arrest warrants for two counts each of aggravated statutory rape and especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.

Timothy B. Tipton, 33, of 3725 Stone Dam Road, was charged Sunday morning by Greeneville police with possession of a Schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Three head of cattle were reported stolen between Thursday and Friday from a farm property in the 5400 block of Poplar Springs Road, sheriffs Deputy Thomas Culler said in a report.

A counterfeit $100 hill was passed Saturday at the Family Dollar store, 500 Asheville Highway, Greeneville police Officer Jordan Williams said in a report.

NEW YORK — Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opens in Greeneville, Tennessee with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday at 9 a.m.

Greene County Farm Bureau recently deployed checks to each of the four county high schools’ FFA chapters. Each year the association sponsors FFA shirts for student members.

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting grant proposals for projects that will help improve water quality and reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution.

West Alabama piled up 465 yards of total offense and scored 40 unanswered points in a 47-14 victory over Tusculum University on Saturday night at Pioneer Field.

KINGSPORT — Chuckey-Doak senior Hayden Rush had 197 all-purpose yards and scored two touchdowns — one a 98-yard fumble recovery for a score — and the Black Knights cruised to a convincing 34-7 non-conference win over host Sullivan North on Friday in Thunder Valley.

Twin Springs out of Virginia got four touchdowns and 169 yards rushing from bruising tailback Corbin Kilgore and the Titans raced by North Greene 48-12 to leave a big homecoming crowd dejected Friday night at The Tundra.

Last year, I wrote about the incredible number of choices in your supermarket’s dairy case. What was once a simple choice between “sweet” milk and buttermilk has exploded into more flavors than Donny Osmond has teeth.

It’s the really big question in Washington, which goes to show how pathetic things can get here: Did John Bolton resign, or was he fired? President Donald Trump and his now former national security adviser disagree about that, much as they disagreed about everything else. It was not exactly …

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Over the past year, the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society has seen more than 1,700 dogs and cats come through the doors, and we strive to give each one of them the happy life they deserve.

Several years ago, I ran across an interview with Harley Rotbart about his book, No Regrets Parenting. He caught my attention with some simple numbers and I was hooked. Nine hundred and forty Saturdays. Between birth and eighteen, you have 940 Saturdays to spend with your children. By the time I read Dr. Rotbart’s book my son (Brandon) was entering high school and my daughter (Emma Kate) was a 2nd grader. I feared we were running out of Saturdays. As a parent, you start to realize the days are long but the years are short and everything feels like a time clock.

In a Greene County’s Accent feature, Amanda Waddell shares reflections and images from her family’s trip to Italy. Sun subscribers and non-subscribers may read the story by clicking HERE.