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.

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.

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 …

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

(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.

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.”

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.

A number of Greene County students were among those earning degrees or certificates during Walters State Community College’s commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14.

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.

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…

Pine Grove United Methodist Women held their monthly meeting Dec. 3 in the church fellowship hall. Mary Conduff conducted the Christmas meeting.