Community Calendar


Monday, February 17, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • The County Clerk Vehicle Registration Mobile Service will be in Tusculum today from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the city hall. Please direct all questions about this service to Lori Bryant at 798-1775.
  • Knoxville's acclaimed WordPlayers are bringing a new show to Walters State Community College campuses: "Jackie Robinson Steals Home." The shows are free and open to the public. The show will take place at the Niswonger Campus in Greeneville today at 9:40 AM in the Lyceum. No tickets or reservations are required.
  • Tusculum University will hold the Theologian-in-Residence series continuing today from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM in the Chalmers Conference Center of the Scott M. Niswonger Commons. Lunch is offered for free at noon in the cafeteria. The lecture today is "Indicting Empty Worship and Looking Out for Poor People." RSVP at 636-7303 or nrader@tusculum.edu.
  • The Brown Bag Group's discussion today will be on Tana French's "In the Woods." The discussion is at noon in the Big Spring Room at the Greeneville/Greene County Public Library. Members of the public are invited to attend and participate. Bring a lunch.
  • Feed the Community will be held today at Midway United Methodist Church from noon to 4:00 PM. There will be free soup, chili, dessert and drink. Carryouts available.
  • Tusculum University basketball will have Pack the Arena Night today during their game vs. Carson-Newman University. Women's game will tip-off at 5:30 PM, men's at 7:30 PM. Proceeds of $7.00 will benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation. T-shirts will be given out and there will be a prize package raffled off. Greeneville City & Greene County Schools will be admitted free.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
  • MEDIC Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive today at Greeneville Public Works from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM. All donors receive a free t-shirt and a Texas Roadhouse appetizer. All blood types needed.
  • The Greene County Anti-Drug Coalition meeting is today at 8:00 AM at the Greene County Health Department in the second floor conference room. The speaker is Samantha Venerable, who will talk about Greene County Drug Court.
  • The County Clerk Vehicle Registration Mobile Service will be in Baileyton today from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the town hall. Please direct all questions about this service to Lori Bryant at 798-1775.
  • The Greene County Community Collaborative will meet today in the boardroom at the Greene County Schools James W. Parham Central Office from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. Snacks, drinks and desserts provided.
  • MEDIC Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive today at Greene County Skills from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. All donors receive a free t-shirt and a Texas Roadhouse appetizer. All blood types needed.
  • The Greene County Law Enforcement Committee will meet today at 3:00 PM in the Greene County Courthouse Annex conference room.
  • Tusculum University will host a free reception for local artist Kristy Ottinger and her exhibition of art quilts today in the Clem Allison Gallery of the Shulman Center. Ottinger will show 18 mixed-media art quilts during the reception, which will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and is open to the public. The exhibition's title is "Spiritual Conversations."
  • Tusculum University women's lacrosse will play Shorter University today at 5:00 PM in a home game.
  • The Lady Vols hit the road for a 7:00 PM tilt with Arkansas today with coverage beginning at 6:30 PM on Jewel 95.5 FM WSMG and jewel955.com.
  • Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1143 will have its first meeting today at 7:00 PM at Gondolier Restaurant on East Andrew Johnson Highway. For more information, call 329-9239.

Friday, February 21, 2020
  • The County Clerk Vehicle Registration Mobile Service will be in the Camp Creek Ruritan Memorial Park Pavilion today from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please direct all questions about this service to Lori Bryant at 798-1775.
  • The monthly Limestone Ruritan Club fundraiser all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held today from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Limestone Ruritan Club, located at 121 Limestone Ruritan Road. The meal is $12 per person. Church groups are welcome. For large groups, please call 257-5995 or 257-6580 and let them know how many will be coming.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Cedarville University today in a doubleheader home game at 5:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University baseball will play Catawba College today at 6:00 PM in a South Atlantic Conference home game.
  • Christian Heritage Church will have an all-age rally today and Saturday, February 22, at 7:00 PM each night. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Saturday, February 22, 2020
  • Crossroads Cowboy Church will be having a Youth Camp Fundraiser Breakfast by donation today from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The church is located at 390 East Andrew Johnson Highway. Full breakfast, coffee, juice, milk, and more.
  • The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club will have a 7.2 mile, moderate, in/out hike on the Laurel River Trail near Hot Springs, NC. Meet at the Asheville Highway Hardee's today at 8:00 AM. For more information, call Jeannine Horton at 639-5719.
  • Tate Chapel & Pruitt Hill United Methodist Men will have their monthly prayer breakfast today at 8:00 AM in the fellowship hall of Tate Chapel. Cost is by donation and everyone is welcome.
  • David Crockett Birthplace State Park will have "Creekside Cleanup" today at 10:00 AM. This is a three-hour project to collect litter and other debris. Meet in the parking lot in front of the swimming pool. These hours can count toward TN Promise requirements.
  • Tusculum University will have a baseball alumni luncheon today in the Chalmers Conference Center in the Niswonger Student Commons at 11:00 AM.
  • The Nolachuckey Boy Scout District Pinewood Derby is today at noon at Doak Elementary.
  • Tusculum University baseball will play Catawba College in South Atlantic Conference home games today at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. A ceremony will be held prior to the first pitch of the first game to retire former head coach Doug Jones' number 9 jersey.
  • Tusculum basketball will play Coker University in South Atlantic Conference home games today. Women play at 2:00 PM, men at 4:00 PM. It is Senior Day and the Play4Kay women's game.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Lee University today in a doubleheader home game at 2:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University tennis will play Young Harris College today at 2:00 PM at home.
  • David Crockett Birthplace State Park will have a lantern-led hike today at 6:15 PM. This is a 1.5 mile hike to the Rebecca Hawkins Trail Overlook. Lanterns will be provided but participants can bring their own lights. Meet in the playground parking lot at the entrance to the park. Cost is $5.00.
  • Hurd Employees Credit Union will hold its 2020 Annual Meeting today at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 6:30 PM.
  • Christian Heritage Church will have an all-age rally again today at 7:00 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend.
  • The Russian National Ballet will perform "The Sleeping Beauty" at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center today at 3:00 PM. Tickets at npacgreeneville.com.
  • A spaghetti with chili dinner and auction will be held today at 6:00 PM at Notre Dame Catholic Church at 212 Mount Bethel Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for children and can be purchased at the door. Auctioneer will be Eddie Yokeley. The public is welcome.

Sunday, February 23, 2020
  • David Crockett Birthplace State Park will have "Trail Tracks" today at 10:00 AM. Join the rangers in walking the trails and identifying different animal tracks. Meet at the boat ramp parking lot.
  • God's Church on Snyder Lane will have Family and Friends Day today. The Foundations will sing at 10:00 AM and a covered dish lunch will follow the service. There will be no evening service and Host Pastor Jerry Williams welcomes everyone.
  • The youth will lead the 10:30 AM worship service at Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church today.
  • Mohawk Ruritan Club will have a turkey and dressing dinner today at the Mohawk Community Center from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The menu consists of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, dessert, drink and bread. The cost is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under. Carryouts will be available.
  • The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club will have a 4 mile, easy, in/out hike on the Appalachian Trail from Allen's Gap to Log Cabin Road. Meet at the Asheville Highway Hardee's today at 1:30 PM. For more information, call David Douthat at 639-8567 or 620 -3437.
  • Tusculum University women's lacrosse will play Young Harris College today at 2:00 PM in a home game.
  • The Pennzoil 400 is today at 2:30 PM at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Coverage is on Jewel 95.5 FM WSMG and jewel955.com.
  • Tusculum University men's lacrosse will play Lees-McRae College in a home game today at 5:00 PM.
  • The Believers will sing at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church today at 6:00 PM. Host Pastor David Gibbs welcomes everyone.
  • The Foundations will sing at New Haven Church today during the 6:00 PM service. Host Pastor Keith Williams and congregation welcome everyone.
  • The Whitsons will be singing today at 6:00 PM at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church in the White Sands Community. Host Pastor Reverend Buford Metcalf invites everyone to attend.

Monday, February 24, 2020
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available at the James W. Parham Central Office today through Friday, February 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • A free all-day workshop from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM today at Riverview Community Seventh-Day Adventist Church will be presented by Sara Keel, Grand East Regionís Faith-Based Community Coordinator at Metro Drug Coalition out of Knoxville. Lunch will be served. All are welcome at 400 Sanford Circle.
  • The Greeneville Energy Authority Board of Directors will meet today at 9:00 AM in the Greeneville Light & Power back boardroom.
  • The Tusculum Board of Mayor and Commissioners will meet today at 7:00 PM at Tusculum City Hall.
  • Today is the deadline to submit items for the Greene County Regional Planning Commission meeting in March.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available at the James W. Parham Central Office continuing today through Friday, February 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • The Greeneville Water Commission will meet today at 8:30 AM in the upstairs conference room.
  • The Greeneville/Greene County Public Library will have Crafternoon today at 4:00 PM. They will make a curled paper wreath. Minimum donation of $5.00. All supplies provided. RSVP at the library or by calling 638-5034.
  • Master Gardener classes begin today at the UT Extension office in Greene County. They will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University baseball will play King University in a home game today at 5:00 PM.
  • The Greeneville City School Board will meet today at 6:00 PM in the Kathyrn W. Leonard Administrative Office.
  • New Harvest Church at 434 Old Knoxville Highway will have "Preparing for the 2020 Elections" today. It is a live webinar. The topic today is "Socialism" by Jay Richards. The webinar begins at 8:00 PM with a Q&A session to follow.
  • Early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary and the County Primary ends today. It is also the deadline for absentee ballots.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available at the James W. Parham Central Office continuing today through Friday, February 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • The Greene County Insurance Committee will meet today at 8:30 AM in the Greene County Courthouse Annex conference room.
  • Tusculum University will hold the Theologian-in-Residence series concluding today from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AM in the Chalmers Conference Center of the Scott M. Niswonger Commons. Lunch is offered for free at noon in the cafeteria. The lecture today is "Advocating for Working People and Pursuing Justice." RSVP at 636-7303 or nrader@tusculum.edu.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Southern Wesleyan University today in a doubleheader home game at 2:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University women's lacrosse will play Belmont Abbey College today at 5:00 PM in a home game.
  • Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church will have a 6:30 PM Ash Wednesday Service today. There will be a Denominational Day of Fasting.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available at the James W. Parham Central Office continuing today through Friday, February 28, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • The Greene County Partnership Agribusiness Committee will meet today at 9:00 AM at the GCP.
  • The Greene County Schools Board of Education will meet today at 5:30 PM in the James W. Parham Central Office boardroom. Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • The Capitol Theatre will host the Greene County Community Forum: "How to Make Our Health Care Work," today. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Popcorn will be served. Free and open to public. This is a forum to discuss and inform about possible solutions to making the health care system work.
  • The Kingdom Heirs will perform in a free concert today at 7:00 PM at Fairview Baptist Church, 6410 McDonald Road. A love offering will be taken. Voucher seating will begin at 6:15 PM, while general admittance/overflow seating will start at 6:30 PM. Vouchers for seating are available at Triangle Press and the main branch of Andrew Johnson Bank in downtown Greeneville.
  • Mosheim Board of Mayor & Aldermen meets today at 7:00 PM at Mosheim Town Hall.

Friday, February 28, 2020
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new ELA textbooks for students in grades K-12. Samples will be available at the James W. Parham Central Office concluding today from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments from the public may be submitted during the public display.
  • Goldey-Beacom College will play Mars Hill University in softball at Tusculum University today in a doubleheader at 2:00 PM.
  • A Winter Recharge Youth Retreat will be at Long View Ranch, 190 Bledsoe Hollow Lane in Mosheim, today through Sunday, March 1, beginning today at 4:00 PM. Brett Moore of Arrowhead Church in Morristown will speak. For 6th-12th grade.
  • A Rook Tournament will be held today at the Midway Community Center at 7:00 PM. Food will be available beginning at 6:00 PM. There will be no trophies awarded. The first place winner gets half the entry fee, with the other half going toward community projects. For more information, call 620-5709.
  • Pickin' at the Doak's is today at the Doak House Museum at 6:00 PM. Bring an instrument to this free event.
  • Applications for the Greene County Partnership Youth Leadership and Youth Council programs are due today. They are available at the Partnership office.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Hardin's Chapel Ruritan, 3320 Baileyton Highway, will have a Leap Day Breakfast today from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Menu includes country ham, sausage, bacon, eggs, pancakes and biscuits and gravy. Cost is $10 with five and under free.
  • The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club will have a 7.4 mile, moderate, in/out hike on Brushy Mountain and Porters Creek Trails to Campsite #37 in the Greenbrier area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Meet at the Asheville Highway Hardee's at 8:00 AM today. For more information, call Mike Jones at 639- 3634.
  • The Greene County Trustee's Office will be open today from 8:00 AM to noon.
  • The Greene County UT Extension will have the 2020 Fruit Pruning Workshop today at 9:00 AM. Lunch included. Tickets at bsmga.com.
  • The Aaron Pettigrew for Senate Campaign will be hosting a campaign rally and fundraising event at the Ottway Ruritan Club, 2345 Ottway Road, today from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Pettigrew is running as a Republican for the 1st Congressional Congress seat.
  • Puzzle Pieces will meet today at 11:00 AM at Asbury United Methodist Church. Lunch will be provided.
  • Tusculum University tennis will play the University of North Georgia today at 11:00 AM at home.
  • Tusculum University men's lacrosse will play the University of Alabama at Huntsville today in a home game at noon.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Goldey-Beacom College today in a doubleheader home game at 1:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University men's volleyball will play Queens University of Charlotte today in a home game at 2:00 PM.
  • The Youth Builders of Greeneville will have a Casino Night fundraiser at the General Morgan Inn today at 7:00 PM. There will be a silent auction, prizes and games. Funds will go to support the building of a new pavilion at the new Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County.
  • Smooth Sailor will perform at the Capitol Theatre today at 8:00 PM. They play 70s and 80s yacht rock. Cost is $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
  • Taxpayers may make up to three partial payments on 2019 county property taxes through today. Partial payment cannot be accepted once 2019 property taxes become delinquent on Sunday, March 1. If you have any questions, stop by the Greene County Trustee's Office Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, or call 798-1705.
  • Squirrel season ends today in Tennessee. Hunters are allowed to harvest up to 10 squirrels a day with each hunting day beginning a half-hour before sunrise and ending a half-hour after sunset.

Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • The Mt. Bethel Free Will Baptist Church Youth Revival will begin today at 10:45 AM and at 6:00 PM. It will then continue nightly at 7:00 PM. Evangelists will be Wayne Morelock and Vincent Salyer. The church is located at 403 Mt. Bethel Road in Greeneville.
  • Goldey-Beacom College will play Carson-Newman University in softball at Tusculum University today in a doubleheader at 11:00 AM.
  • Threads of Faith will sing at Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church on Old Tusculum Road today at 6:00 PM. Everyone is welcome.
  • First Christian Church of Greene County will be collecting pinto beans in March for the Food Bank.

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