COMMUNITY EVENTS Gethsemane Decoration Of Graves

Gethsemane Church Cemetery Decoration of Graves will take place on May 16 at 155 S. Waterfork Road in Greeneville.

Mt. Pleasant UMC Decoration Of Graves

The Annual Decoration of Graves will take place at Mt. Pleasant UMC on Saturday, May 15. For anyone unable to attend that would like to contribute towards the cemetery upkeep, you may mail a donation to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association, 230 Mt. Pleasant Circle, Greeneville, TN 37743.

Feed The Community

A drive-thru feed the community event will be held at Midway United Methodist Church on May 20 from 11a.m.-1 p.m. The Meal includes turkey and dressing, green beans, slaw and dessert.

Calvary Chapel Yard Sale

Calvary Chapel will hold a yard sale, chicken dinner and bake sale on May 22 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at 401 W. Main Street, Greeneville, 37743. The cost for the chicken dinner is $8. Proceeds from the event will go toward missions outreach.

Mt. Hebron Decoration Day

Mt. Hebron Cemetery decoration day will be held Sunday, May 9. There will be someone present Saturday and Sunday to accept donations to help with upkeep of the cemetery.

Piney Grove FWB Decoration Day

The annual decoration of graves at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 990 Piney Grove Road in the White Sand community is Sunday May 9.

Lost Mountain Community Club

The Lost Mountain Community Club will meet Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at the community center.

Shepherd’s Table

Cedar Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the Shepherd’s Table Monday, May 17, 11 a.m.-12 noon. If you would like a free hot meal, you may drive by during this time at 4170 Newport Highway and pick up your meal. Social distancing will be in place.

Lawnmower Pull

South Central Ruritan will be hosting TNT Lawnmower Pulling this Saturday May 8. Gates open at 4 p.m. and show at 6 p.m. Concession will be open. Come on out and have some family fun. Don’t forget to try Debbie’s hot fudge cakes!

Hardin’s Chapel Ruritan Yard Sale

Hardin’s Chapel Ruritan is having a yard sale this Saturday May 8 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the community center at 3320 Baileyton Road.

Walking Tour

Andrew Johnson National Cemetery has rescheduled the last walking tour of the season for Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m., beginning outside the Andrew Johnson Cemetery Lodge at121 Monument Ave.

Sturdy walking shoes are advised and participants are asked to wear face masks. The event is free, but reservations are required as parking is limited. Call the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site at 423-638-3551 for more information or to make a reservation.

River Hill Cemetery Decoration Day

River Hill Cemetery will have its annual decoration of graves May 15-16. For those who do not attend and would still like to donate to the association for help in maintaining the cemetery, they can do so at River Hill Cemetery Association, PO Box 1863, Greeneville TN 37743-1863. For plot information or questions, call 423-609-3313 and leave a message.

Volunteer Opportunity

Join in and lend a hand to help plant flowers in downtown Greeneville on Saturday, May 8, beginning at 10 a.m.

Bring a mask, gloves and trowel and meet at the Main Street: Greeneville office at 310 Main Street to pickup flowers and find out where to plant them. Families are welcome. Own a truck? Help move soil around.

Make a morning of it and have some fun. Many hands make light work!

Blue Springs Decoration Day

Blue Springs Historical Association’s Decoration Day will be Saturday, May 8 at the Blue Springs Cemetery & Church in Mosheim. The association will be there Friday, May 7, from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It is an exciting time as restoration on the church building will begin June 8.

Veteran Flea Market/Swap Meet

The 1st Annual Veteran Sponsored Flea Market/Swap Meet hosted by U.S. Military Vets MC and Greeneville VFW Post 1990 will be held Saturday, May 22 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at VFW Post 1990, 70 Harlan St., Greeneville. Indoor and outdoor spaces are available. Email MAY22FLEAMARKET@GMAIL.COM to reserve your space today.

Benefit Dinner For Avery Young

A benefit Pick-up dinner for Avery Young will be held Saturday, May 8 from 3-6 p.m. at Critters Corner. The dinner includes BBQ, chips, slaw and desert. Cost is $10. Tickets are available at Critters Corner, Thadd’s Barber Shop, The Dog House, Kathy’s Hair Coral, Towne & Country Pharmacy, Brumley’s Expressions, Atchley’s Pharmacy, Flowers by Tammy, Greene County Drug, Corley’s Pharmacy, S&S Automotive, Kiser Boulevard, Automotive, Corley’s pharmacy Solutions, Diesel LLC and The Christian Bookstore.

Alternative Baseball Organization

The Alternative Baseball Organization, a 501c3 dedicated to providing authentic baseball experience for teens 15+ and adults with autism and other disabilities, to gain social and physical skills for success in life on and off the diamond, is looking for volunteers, and players to help start a new program serving those in Greeneville and the surrounding area. For more information, visit

MEETINGS Trout Unlimited

The Cherokee Chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at the Tusculum Pavilion located behind Doak School on Monday, May 19 at 6 p.m. The program will feature Gary Garrison providing insight on tailwater fishing timing. Members will need to bring their own food and drink. For more information call 423-552-4311.

Ridge Runners Car Club

The Ridge Runners Car Club will hold their monthly meeting Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m. at Victory Church of God, 166 Sanford Circle. Plans for the upcoming cruise-in will be discussed. Club President Herb Plemons invites all members and anyone interested in the Ridge Runners to attend.

Republican Women

The Greene County Republican Women will meet at noon on Thursday, May 13, at Link Hills Country Club. Guest speaker will be Mahan Fritts, director of the Greeneville office of ALPS, adult day care.

Lunch will be $15 per person. Reservations are required. Please call Linda Kelly, 423-258-5259, or Nancy Wilson, 423-639-3314.

Greeneville OES

Greeneville Chapter No. 223, The Order of the Eastern Star, will be meeting Thursday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Greeneville Masonic Lodge hall. Masks and social distancing will be observed. There will be no refreshments.

Mosheim OES

Mosheim Chapter No. 292, The Order of the Eastern Star, will be meeting in Monday, May 17, at 7 p.m. in the Moshiem Masonic Lodge hall. There will be no refreshment. Masks required, gloves optional.

Andrew Johnson Women’s Club

The Andrew Johnson Women’s Club plans to meet at the clubhouse in September. Make plans to attend. Enjoy your summer!

Elbert Kinser Marine Corps League

The Elbert Kinser Marine Corps League Detachment #615 meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 70 Harlan Drive, Greeneville, TN 37743.

The Community Announcements calendar publishes twice weekly on Thursday and Saturday. The submission deadline for Thursday announcements is noon on the previous Tuesday. The submission deadline for Saturday is noon on the previous Wednesday.

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