Although actual dirt has yet to be moved at the site, there has been a mountain of progress made during the past year on Mosheim Crossing, a property development project at Exit 23, officials say.

Several Greene County businesses received awards relevant to performance and professional excellence during the 2018 calendar year, or received public honors and recognitions through key achievements or milepost anniversaries.

The Town of Baileyton experienced a business boom in 2018, with a new pharmacy and three additional restaurants at the Davy Crockett Travel Center.

In July 2018, Chattanooga trucking company Covenant Transport Services purchased Landair Transport Inc., the Greeneville-based transportation company previously owned by Chairman Scott M. Niswonger and President John Tweed.

After dodging several rounds of previous cuts, parent company Sears Holdings named Greeneville’s Kmart store among those slated to close in early 2018, and in April the store closed its doors for good.

After a period in 2018 where more than one-third of its storefronts sat vacant, the Greeneville Commons is experiencing a rebirth as a host of new retailers prepare to open in 2019.


One by one on March 7, more than 100 Nissan cars, trucks and SUVs made the 3.4-mile drive across Greeneville from their former Bachman Drive dealership to Gateway Ford-Lincoln-Mazda, the spot where owner Lennie Lawson plans to build a new Nissan showroom by the end of the year.

Confirmation of the opening of an Aldi market in Tusculum was met with enthusiasm by the public and officials in the City of Tusculum.

After dodging several rounds of cuts, parent company Sears Holdings named Greeneville’s Kmart store among those slated to close early next month.

Despite an announcement that it had achieved full production capability in early 2017, US Nitrogen faced pressure from local citizens and regulators after a nitric acid vapor release in April and other issues.

FLORENCE, Ky. — Parkway Products LLC announced in November that it acquired LMR Plastics from Leonard Industries Manufacturing LLC.

Within a matter of days, the largest anchor in the Greeneville Commons will sit empty. Since the 1990s, the Commons has been the retail center for the town. However, vacancies that plagued the shopping center in the past several years sharply increased in 2017.

Over the past year, changes to Greene County's banking landscape continued with the shifting and shrinking of options due to mergers.