NASHVILLE – With hot and dry weather leading into the fall fire season, Tennessee’s State Forester is requiring a burn permit for all open-air outdoor fires beginning Monday.

A Unicoi man charged last year by Greene County sheriff’s deputies with rape and domestic assault entered guilty pleas Friday in Greene County Criminal Court to counts of reckless endangerment and false imprisonment.

A man who entered guilty pleas to methamphetamine sales charges was sentenced Friday in Greene County Criminal Court to a state prison term of 12 years, but will serve only 120 days in jail with the rest of the time on probation.

As the Overmountain Men prepared to march out of Sycamore Shoals on the fateful morning of Sept. 25, 1780, the Rev. Samuel Doak warmed their hearts and souls with a rousing sermon and prayer. If Lexington and Concord gave us the shot heard around the world, then the gathering at Sycamore Sho…

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct sobriety roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Sept. 23-31 on State Route 172 and Highway 93 in Greene County.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump irritably defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.


“Vintage Greeneville – Pictures from the Past,” featuring the work of local photographer Willie Brown, is the Greeneville Greene County History Museum’s newest exhibit.

A Kingsport man who fired gunshots at a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper in May 2018 during an encounter on Interstate 81 was sentenced Thursday in Greene County Criminal Court to a state prison term of 15 years.

The state’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection returns to Greene County Saturday, Sept. 28. This event provides Tennessee residents a free, safe way of disposing of household hazardous waste.

A man charged Thursday afternoon by Greeneville police with public intoxication was found to possess nearly a half-pound of marijuana allegedly packed for sale.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four years after Tennessee passed a law requiring a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions, abortion clinics are getting a chance to argue against it in court.


Local attorneys general who filed a groundbreaking lawsuit in 2017 against Purdue Pharma and other makers of addictive painkillers said this week a proposed multi-billion dollar settlement with Purdue will have “multiple effects” on their suit.

Possible changes to its long-term facility plan, middle school curriculum and growing needs for behavioral health services for students were discussed Wednesday by the Greene County Board of Education during its annual retreat.

The Greeneville Municipal Airport Authority will discuss the scheduled closure of the airport next month for construction of a mid-field connector when it meets on Friday.

Attempts to pass counterfeit $20 bills were made Wednesday and early Thursday morning at two Greene County businesses.

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A business in the Midway Volunteer Fire Department’s coverage district recently continued its commitment to the fire department by donating $1,000.

Even the busiest places have a slow day now and then. That was true Tuesday for the Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, which faced a brief agenda and made short work of it.

Timothy J. Shipley Jr., 37, of 1408 W. Vann Road, was charged Tuesday night by sheriff’s deputies with aggravated domestic assault, evading arrest and violation of a protection or restraining order.

A Chuckey man was charged Tuesday afternoon by Greeneville police with two counts of indecent exposure and resisting arrest after an incident outside a hair salon.

Approval was given for requested front entrance repairs for the residence at 313 N. Main St. by the Greeneville Historic Zoning Commission on Tuesday.

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DETROIT (AP) — Union and company bargainers are making progress toward a new contract as a strike by United Auto Workers that brought 33 General Motors factories to a halt continued into its third day.