A schedule of upcoming events at the Greeneville-Greene County Public Library.
The following students at Mosheim Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
West Greene National Honor Society members Baylee Rose, Hannah Watson, and Olivia Gross sort pajamas that were donated in a recent collection drive in memory of former member Isaac Long.
Tusculum University is creating a new program for high school students who take dual enrollment courses to enhance their connection to the campus and provide a seamless transition to college.
The following students at Baileyton Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
The following students at Camp Creek Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
East Tennessee State University announced a new program that provides last-dollar assistance covering tuition and program service fees as well as extensive support for incoming freshmen on Jan. 17.
Col. John Bowlin, center left, presents a Minuteman Award of Excellence to Carson-Newman University President Charles A. Fowler, at center, in appreciation for the institution’s dedication to soldiers and airmen of the Tennessee National Guard through the Tennessee Strong Act Partnership, a state-funded tuition reimbursement program.
The following students at Hal Henard Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
The following students at Chuckey Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
The following students at Doak Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
If you’ve saved a lot for retirement, or your parents have, you could be affected by recent changes in the rules about retirement distributions.
(StatePoint) — For many, the new year is about establishing goals for the year ahead. But where should you start? As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you can’t do the things you’d like if you aren’t healthy.
The new year often starts harshly for people with high-deductible health insurance.
One week ago, a sweet tabby cat was brought into the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society’s Adoption Center as a stray. We decided Corrine would be a great name for this pretty kitty. Humane Society staff noted that she was thin, but pot bellied, a veterinarian appointment was scheduled …
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There will be a Spaghetti Benefit dinner for Rebecca Bales Saturday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 211 N. Main St.
(RNS) — The 16 United Methodist bishops and advocacy group leaders who negotiated a recent proposal to split the denomination explained their reasoning at an event that was streamed live by United Methodist News Service.
The Nolachuckey Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, kicked off the holidays by welcoming visitors to the DAR house on Friday, Dec. 6, as part of the Christmas in Downtown Greeneville festivities.
Grace Brown’s schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano as extras.
What she can’t cram into the 8:10 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. school day is gym class.
So she’s taking that one minus the gym, and on her own time.
Greene Technology Center students Aireanna Willis, from left, Madison Painter, Gwendalin Smith, Seth Lee and Lucas Smith, from left, were honored for their participation in a “Reverse Job Fair” at the school during the Jan. 7 Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.
Dr. Tricia Hunsader has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Tusculum University.
The following students at DeBusk Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
A Greeneville High School senior has achieved what fewer than 1 percent of students who take the ACT do - earn the highest possible composite score of 36.
Registration for a program to help students master their public speaking skills and create a lifelong appreciation for creative writing is open now to schools.
A new $1.24 million grant awarded to East Tennessee State University will fund educational costs for a group of graduate students whose career goals are to work with young people who have high-intensity support needs, such as persons with multiple disabilities, significant Autism or significant cognitive, physical or sensory disabilities.
The following students at Ottway Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the first nine weeks grading period.
The following students at McDonald Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the second nine week grading period.
The following students from Chuckey-Doak Middle School have achieved academic honors for the second nine weeks grading period.
Most retirees regret not saving more. A 2018 study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found 73% wish they’d put aside more money on a consistent basis, and half felt they waited too long to get serious about retirement saving.
NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Researchers hooked Zach Ault to medical monitors as he slowly climbed onto a gym bike. An invisible disease is sidelining this once avid athlete and he knew the simple exercise would wipe him out — but Ault was pedaling for science.
Because of you, so many homeless dogs and cats found loving homes this past year. Dogs like Mac Daddy, a lovable, extra large dog saved from Greene County Animal Control as a stray, were adopted that no one seemed to want. Cats like senior cat Hobbs, who came in to the Humane Society severel…
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (NEWSWIRE) — Childcare Worldwide, an international child sponsorship ministry, will provide a Bible to each of its sponsored children in Uganda, Africa. Bible distribution will begin with a kickoff on Jan. 13 in Entebbe. The Bibles were provided through a partnership with t…
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Four members of the Tusculum University faculty presented research papers that earned awards recently at an international business conference.
East Tennessee State University’s first-ever nurse practitioner residency program will begin in July of next year and help increase the number of psychiatric mental health professionals serving in the region.
A special program by students and staff from Baileyton Elementary School helped make Christmas a bit more cheerful for a number of community children.
Fifteen students from Greene County were named to the 2019 fall semester dean’s list at Middle Tennessee State University.
(METRO CREATIVE) — Many positive changes come with aging. Financial independence, freedom to pursue hobbies and more time to spend with loved ones are some such benefits.
Walters State Community College has received a $350,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to improve the care certified nursing assistants give to nursing home residents living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related illnesses.
(METRO CREATIVE) — Homes should be safe havens. But each year injuries in and around the home contribute to millions of medical visits and many fatalities.
NEW YORK (AP) — On low-carb diets, meat and cheese are OK.
When cold weather hits and we are cold, we put on our coats and sweaters and turn on our heaters. What should we do for our pets when cold weather heads our way? They depend on us to make sure they are ready for cold weather too. The Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society is here to offer …
THE CONVERSATION — For years, my husband would say after we returned from the church, “I thought the sermon was good.” To that, I would reply, “I didn’t hear the sermon, as usual.”
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A new scholarship, the Thomas Duane Evans Memorial Animal Science Scholarship, has been established to benefit graduating high school seniors from Chuckey-Doak High School who intend to pursue a career related to animal science.
The following students at DeBusk Elementary School have achieved academic honors for the first nine weeks grading period.
Tusculum University is continuing its support of veterans and their families through development of two new courses to help provide a seamless transition from the military to student life.
Students in Lori Loftis’ second grade class at Baileyton Elementary School recently brought some Christmas cheer to residents at Morning Pointe Greeneville.
The Town of Mosheim recently presented bicycles to the winners of the perfect attendance drawing for the first semester.
A number of Greene County students were among those earning degrees or certificates during Walters State Community College’s commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14.
The Greeneville School System is one of the districts recently awarded early postsecondary expansion grants by Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education.
As he finished putting gifts inside his shoebox that would soon jet around the world to a needy child, Kojo Abakah knew firsthand the potential impact.
To better reach adults wanting to pursue a degree in higher education, WGU Tennessee is awarding $10,000 scholarships to up to 10 Tennesseans as part of its largest annual scholarship, “Tenn-K.”
Your expenses don’t end when your paychecks do, but creating a reliable income stream in retirement can be tricky. The right choices can result in sustainable income for the rest of your life. The wrong choices could leave you uncomfortably short of cash.
For entrepreneurs and freelancers who struggle with quarterly taxes, the AARP Foundation has launched AARP Foundation Self-Saver, an online resource and iOS app that enables the self-employed to anticipate and manage large expenses such as taxes.
A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit. A key element to a New Year’s resolution that sets it apart from other resolutions is that it is made in anticipation of the New Year and new beginnings. People c…
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Pine Grove United Methodist Women held their monthly meeting Dec. 3 in the church fellowship hall. Mary Conduff conducted the Christmas meeting.
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“The Open Door,” a new book by Gary Dean Luitjens, of Strawberry Plains, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co. of Pittsburgh.