Greene County Newswire (Page 8)

Greene County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Greene County, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. County Planners Recommend Medical ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Two maps of the same area pointed in different directions, and it was up to the Greene County Regional Planning Commission to decide which should be followed. At its Tuesday meeting, the commission met to consider, among other business, a request to rezone a little less than 3 acres of property located along Camp Creek Road from the A-1, general agriculture, to the B-1 neighborhood business district.

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  2. Triple Fatality Case Moves To Grand JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Lucas B. Riddle waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday in General Sessions Court and his case may be presented to a Greene County Grand Jury later this month. Riddle, 18, of Morgan Loop, was allegedly driving a car that crashed the night of Jan. 31 on Old Tusculum Road after Greeneville police attempted a traffic stop for a speeding infraction, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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  3. Have your say in identifying Greene County's top health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WCYB

    There are questions to answer if you live in Greene County. It's a health survey called the Community Health Needs Assessment, and you only have a few days left to help Greeneville and the county identify the area's biggest health needs.

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  4. County Mayor: EMS To Lose Yet Another DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... declined to provide details about Kearns' new job. Kearns' resignation has prompted a called meeting of the Greene County-Greeneville EMS Board. That meeting will be held this Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Greene County Courthouse Annex. Among the ...

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  5. U.S. Marine's Service In Korea Left 'No Regrets'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    U.S. Marine Corps veteran Doyle McMillan listens as members of the Greene County Quilters group present him with a Quilt of Honor, Respect and Valor. Quilters, from left, are Gail Burnett and Donna Barnard.

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  6. Greeneville Volunteers Recognized By GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... an active member of the Board of Directors of the Greeneville Parks and Recreation Department, the Greeneville-Greene County Library Board and the Roby Fitzgerald Adult Center Board and a longtime member of the Kiwanis Club of Greeneville. His ...

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  7. At The ReadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    While many in Greene County were enjoying sunny skies Saturday in anticipation of spring, close to 200 local first responders were practicing the skills they need to keep citizens safe in the event of a severe weather emergency. A full-scale disaster training exercise Saturday at Tusculum College served to help the emergency personnel who would be called on in the event of a tornado touchdown in Greene County.

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  8. Remains of missing Kingsport man found in Greene CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Officers said the remains were identified as Christopher West, who was reported missing on January 17. West's body was found down an embankment on February 17. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was called to assist with the investigation. Investigators said they have few leads regarding the circumstances surrounding West's death.

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  9. Complimentary Votes Cast, But Software Troubles Prompted Lengthy DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Even though there was a delay in getting the results, it is unlikely that those seeking election in Greene County's Tuesday primary were waiting on the edge of their seats. Current Greene County Assessor of Property Chuck Jeffers, of 215 Dogwood Drive, received 5,607 complimentary votes in the county's Republican Primary, according to the unofficial results.

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  10. Greeneville Mayor Offers County An Out On Airport DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    City and county officials have multiple options to weigh as the Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport works to pay a nearly $800,000 lawsuit judgment against it. In a letter to Greene County Mayor David Crum dated Feb. 22, 2016, Greeneville Mayor W.T. Daniels laid out two proposals for handling the cost, as the airport has insufficient funds to cover the legal judgment: The town and county could both chip in funds to pay off the lawsuit, or the town could assume control of the airport altogether and pay off the judgment.

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  11. Super Tuesday: Time To ChooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Poll worker John Love, right, assists Zerudia Rogers in setting up her ballot to vote in the Greene County Primary and Presidential Preference elections. Rogers said she voted at the former Andrew Johnson precinct in past elections, but changes to local precinct locations brought her to Greeneville High School to vote today.

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  12. DIDD Says Attempts Were Made To Follow Up On Abuse ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... since 2009. Two substantiated cases of abuse that occurred in 2014 are now under renewed investigation by the Greene County Sheriff's Department at the DA's request. Earlier investigations by the Tusculum Police Department were not completed and did ...

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  13. Cub Scouts Race In Pinewood DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Scouts from eight packs across Greene and Hawkins counties participated in the 2016 Nolachuckey District Pinewood Derby Race held Feb. 20 in the gymnasium of Doak Elementary School. The top finishers, from left, are Isaac Drinnon, of Pack 100, second place; first-place winner Colton Robbins, of Pack 198; and Jonathan Fuller, of Pack 94, third place.

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  14. K-9s Chomp Down On CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    9 dogs serving with the Greene County Sheriff's Department have taken a notable bite out of crime since they joined the force. And so far, Nick Fillers has been able to avoid having a bite taken out of him while serving as a volunteer "decoy" at ...

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  15. 'Misunderstanding' Left Abuse Cases UntriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Local law enforcement officials say they don't believe there is a pattern of abuse at Greene Valley Developmental Center, but that better communication among officers, prosecutors and the state is needed when potentially criminal incidents do occur. At the request of Third Judicial District Attorney General Dan Armstrong's office, two cases of alleged abuse at Greene Valley in late 2014 are under renewed investigation by the Greene County Sheriff's Department.

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  16. County, Municipal Mayors Hash Out Trash DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Mosheim's Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting featured discussion regarding how the cost of garbage disposal within Greene County should be paid -- and by whom. Greene County Mayor David Crum was at the meeting to talk about the issue and seek input from the town's leaders on a proposal for Mosheim, Tusculum and Baileyton to pay toward the operational costs of the convenience centers in their communities.

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  17. Testing Glitches OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    Starting in March, students in both the Greeneville City and Greene County school systems will begin taking the Tennessee Department of Education's new TNReady assessments weeks after they were originally planned, due to statewide technical issues. Testing was delayed after the company contracted by the state to produce the exams experienced networking errors when some schools started the assessments on Feb. 8. Those issues prompted the state to cancel computer-based testing for the 2015-16 school year and switch to paper and pencil versions of the test, resulting in delays while copies for all the state's students were printed.

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  18. Improvements Planned For Several County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    The improvement projects across Greene County Schools to receive attention in the upcoming school year were decided at Thursday's meeting of the Greene County Board of Education. * more than $800,000 in E-Rate funding for data cabling infrastructure and upgrades for a local match of $190,000; Other options among the lists were roofing work at two schools, the installation of carpeting at Mosheim and Doak Elementary schools, HVAC work at Ottway Elementary School, or $23,000 for lockers at the West Greene High School fieldhouse.

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  19. Greene County Endures Long Drought In WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... Washington representative spanned 10 years, stretching from 1843 to 1853. It came during what could be dubbed Greene County's golden era in Washington. Before Johnson was elected, Greeneville Whig Thomas "Tom" Arnold served from 1841 to 1843. ...

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  20. Fewer Meth Labs, But Still No Answers In War On DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Greenville Sun

    ... pure meth manufactured in Mexico have flooded across the border and found their way to rural locations like Greene County. Meth labs have been a problem in Northeast Tennessee for years. Corrosive chemicals and toxic fumes made for a volatile mix in ...

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