The Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a day full of events and activities designed to incite civic responsibility, historical remembrance and tolerance in Boys & Girls Club members and the public.

Mosheim Masonic Lodge #463 will confer an Entered Apprentice Degree on Saturday, Jan. 25. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. The Degree will be conferred at 7 p.m. All masons are welcome to attend.

Hailey Penley and Christian Hoffmann, both of 123 Magnolia Drive in Greeneville, are engaged to be wed.

Walters State Community College will hold auditions for the spring production of “Fun Home” at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21 and 22, in the theater of the Judge William H. Inman Humanities Complex on the Morristown Campus. Auditions are open to the community. Actors do not need to be students to audition.

The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre brings “Cinderella” to the stage this month. The production began Jan. 16, and will run through Feb. 9. This Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical, with classic songs such as “Impossible” and “In My Own Little Corner,” is a delightful mix of the traditio…

Symphony of the Mountains performs the ever-popular Family Concert as their first event of the New Year. “Let’s Dance!” takes place Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Indian Trail Intermediate School in Johnson City, TN.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Big Town’s Grammy-nominated song “The Daughters” struck such a nerve with its pointed lyrics about double standards for women that a protester even showed up at one of their concerts.

Are you a music lover? Do you want to share your favorite bands and artists with other people? We at the Jonesborough Library are happy to start a new monthly program for our music enthusiasts! Mellow Melodies is for those of you 18 and older who are always searching for new music, no matter the genre.

Kaitlyn Turner competes for a title in Murphreesboro Friday, Jan. 17. Anyone wishing to send cards to Turner may do so by mailing them to Kaitlyn Turner, C/O Holiday Inn, 1453 Silohill Lane, Murfreesboro, Tenn. 37129. The phone number is 615-751-5300.

McKenzie Anne Smith of Johnson City, married Gabriel Thomas Perry, also of Johnson City, Dec. 31, 2019, in a 6:30 p.m. ceremony at Ramble Creek Vineyard and Events in Athens, Tenn.

Penny Broyles proudly announces the marriage of her son, Kenny Broyles to Penny Skates in a double ring ceremony on Dec. 31.

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.

Roma Scott, formerly of the Afton community and also formally of Plaza Towers Apartments in Greeneville, will celebrate her 82nd birthday Sat. Jan. 25.

The complicated relationship of two estranged sisters who choose different life paths persuasively works as a metaphor for their old neighborhood that is in transition. Deftly plotted with strong, vivid characters, Liz Moore's outstanding "Long Bright River" works as solid crime fiction and an intense family thriller.

Kaitlyn Turner, 2019 Greene County Fairest of the Fair, will be leaving for Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to compete in the State Fairest of the Fair Pageant.

Kaylea Michelle Ottinger of Knoxville, married Nathanael James Renner of Maryville, in a 5:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony on Sept. 28, 2019 at The Homeplace at Johnston Farm.

Michael Lee Ricker and Shirley (Shelby) Hurd are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

One of the first inklings the world had of “ozone depletion” came in 1985, when NASA discovered a “hole” in the atmosphere over the Antarctic. What is ozone and why does it matter? Simply put, ozone is a gas that acts as a shield between the earth and “out-there-space,” protecting us from th…

Roma Scott, formerly of the Afton community and also formally of Plaza Towers Apartments in Greeneville, will celebrate her 82nd birthday Sat. Jan. 25.

The complicated relationship of two estranged sisters who choose different life paths persuasively works as a metaphor for their old neighborhood that is in transition. Deftly plotted with strong, vivid characters, Liz Moore's outstanding "Long Bright River" works as solid crime fiction and an intense family thriller.

Kaitlyn Turner, 2019 Greene County Fairest of the Fair, will be leaving for Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to compete in the State Fairest of the Fair Pageant.

Kaylea Michelle Ottinger of Knoxville, married Nathanael James Renner of Maryville, in a 5:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony on Sept. 28, 2019 at The Homeplace at Johnston Farm.

Michael Lee Ricker and Shirley (Shelby) Hurd are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

One of the first inklings the world had of “ozone depletion” came in 1985, when NASA discovered a “hole” in the atmosphere over the Antarctic. What is ozone and why does it matter? Simply put, ozone is a gas that acts as a shield between the earth and “out-there-space,” protecting us from th…

Tom Tribble, Past President of Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society in Asheville will discuss Bird Friendly Gardening at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 16, at Kingsport Higher Education Center, 300 West Market Street, Kingsport TN. Sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Plant Society (SAPS), this pro…

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Santa Claus isn’t the only famous figure Joe Aldridge’s acting chops bring to life. He can also be found at special events and places in the guise of Greeneville’s own President Andrew Johnson.

A long nine months ago, Chester, an injured, stray Basset Hound-Shepherd mix entered the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society's Adoption Center. Now he's ready for a home.

The definition of "resolution" that applies most at this time of year is simply “something that is resolved” or a “firmness of resolve” that many folks embrace with the closing of one year and the beginning of another. It plays on our optimism and reminds us that we are in charge of our own destiny.

The Tuesday Book Club held its first ever Christmas Gala on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. at the Link Hills Country Club.

Beersheba Masonic Lodge #449, Free and Accepted Masons, installed new officers for 2020 during their annual Feast of Saints John.

For many people the new calendar year means reflection on the year that passed and setting resolutions and goals for the year ahead. It's also a great time to consider hopes and goals for the wider community. As 2020 marches forward, some folks took a few moments to share what they would like to see in Greeneville and Greene County in the coming year.

January may be best known for resolutions, new beginnings and snowy weather. But there’s plenty of other trivia tidbits that make the first month of the year stand out.

NEW YORK (AP) — Lulu Wang, Lorene Scafaria, Melina Matsoukas and Greta Gerwig led Hollywood to a record year for women in the director’s chair. In 2019, women directed more of the most popular movies than any year before.

The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will hold auditions for the well-known and beloved show The Sound of Music January 18-20 at the theatre located at 125.5 W. Main St in Jonesborough.

Photos published in The Greeneville Sun's Lifestyles pages in recent months are available for pickup at the newspaper's offices downtown at 121 W. Summer St.

A local woman who told Greeneville-Greene County Community Ministries staff members that she lives on one meal a day, though she’ll eat a potted meat sandwich for breakfast, “if she has it,” was recently helped by the Coal Fund.

Kojo Abakah (center) addressed the Greeneville Noon Rotary Club Dec. 17 at the General Morgan Inn, discussing how Rotary has impacted his life, from receiving a “Rotary Christmas Shoe Box” as a child in Ghana to his winning Rotary scholarships to attend Tusculum University and now the East Tennessee State University School of Pharmacy.

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.