Community Calendar


Saturday, February 23, 2019
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new Social Studies, World Language, and CTE textbooks for students in grades K-12. The public can view the textbooks today through Friday, March 1, at the James W. Parham Central Office from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments can be submitted during the public display.
  • The northbound lane of Main Street and the eastbound lane of Tusculum Boulevard near the Walters State Community College campus will be closed today through Friday, March 1, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM due to construction activities.
  • The Greeneville Light & Power Board of Directors will meet today at 9:00 AM in the back boardroom.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Davis & Elkins College today in a doubleheader home game at noon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • The Doak House Museum closes at 3:30 PM today.
  • Chuckey Elementary School will have a book fair today through Friday, March 1. Late hours are 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM today, Tuesday, February 26, and Thursday, February 28.
  • The Greene County Health Department will provide naloxone training for the community today from 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM. The training is limited to the first 50 that call and register. Naloxone is a medication used to block or reverse the effects of opioids in overdose situations. Kits containing naloxone will be given at no cost. To register, call 798-1749.
  • Bridges Chapel Church of God will continue revival today at 7:00 PM. The revival will continue through Friday, March 1. Everyone is welcome.
  • The Tusculum Board of Mayor & Commissioners meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to a lack of business. The next meeting will be Monday, March 25.
  • Chuckey-Doak High School prom tickets are $30 today through Friday, March 15. See Ms. Leifert or Ms. Mould for tickets.
  • Today is the application deadline to be placed on the March agenda for the Greene County Regional Planning Commission.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
  • The northbound lane of Main Street and the eastbound lane of Tusculum Boulevard near the Walters State Community College campus will continue to be closed today through Friday, March 1, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM due to construction activities.
  • The Greeneville Water Commission will meet today at 8:30 AM in the upstairs conference room.
  • Today is the last day of the Tusculum University Theologian- in-Residence series, which is from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM in the Chalmers Conference Center of the Scott M. Niswonger Commons. Today's session is taught by Dollie Boyd, "The Role of Presbyterians in the Education of Women in the 19th Century". The event is free. RSVP at 636-7303 or kkidwell@tusculum.edu.
  • The Roby Fitzgerald Senior Adult Center will take a trip to Town View Senior Living today. They will leave at 10:30 AM.
  • A retirement reception will be held for Chuck Whitfield, president/CEO of Laughlin Memorial Hospital, in the 5th floor administration office/lobby of Laughlin today from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Lees-McRae College in a doubleheader home game today at 3:00 PM at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Tusculum University baseball will play King University in a home game at 5:00 PM today.
  • Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and Operation HOPE will hold "Creating Financial Fitness" today from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM in the Mt. Zion Fellowship Hall. Finger foods will be served. Topics at the free event include: Biblical principles for financial freedom, creating a personal budget, and debt solutions.
  • The Blind and Visually Impaired Support Group will meet today at 6:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church.
  • The Greeneville City School Board will meet today at 6:00 PM at the Kathyrn W. Leonard Administrative Office.
  • Bridges Chapel Church of God will continue revival today at 7:00 PM. The revival will continue through Friday, March 1. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • The northbound lane of Main Street and the eastbound lane of Tusculum Boulevard near the Walters State Community College campus will continue to be closed today through Friday, March 1, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM due to construction activities.
  • The Greene County Insurance Committee will meet today at 8:30 AM in the Greene County Courthouse Annex conference room.
  • The Walters State Community College Greeneville/Greene County Workforce Training Building will have Microsoft Excel Level 2 today from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Cost is $150. Students learn how to work with multiple worksheets and workbooks and use more advanced formatting tools. For more information, contact Kellie Hendrix at Kellie.Hendrix@ws.edu or 798-7988.
  • Greenwood United Methodist Church will have a mobile food pantry today at noon. They are located at 645 Sam Doak Street. Bring something to carry the food.
  • Tusculum University will have "What's After Cap & Gown?" today at 1:00 PM in the Chalmers Conference Center. An opportunity for students to learn about Tusculum's MBA, MATD, and MASA programs.
  • Tusculum University women's lacrosse will play University of Virginia's College at Wise in a home game at 3:00 PM at Pioneer Field. Free admission.
  • Tusculum University men's basketball will play Lincoln Memorial University in a South Atlantic Conference home game at 8:00 PM today. The Tusculum women will play at 6:00 PM. Coverage will be on Jewel 95.5 FM WSMG and jewel955.com at 5:45 PM.
  • The Greene County YMCA will continue operating a supplemental food pantry today in conjunction with Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee at 6:00 PM at Terry Bellamy Soccer Park. This will continue each third Wednesday every month.
  • The Elivers will sing at Plaza Towers today at 6:00 PM. Everyone is welcome.
  • The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be at Ole Miss today for basketball. Coverage begins at 6:30 PM.
  • Bridges Chapel Church of God will continue revival today at 7:00 PM. The revival will continue through Friday, March 1. Everyone is welcome.
  • Highland Elementary will have a Scholastic Book Fair today through Friday, March 1.

Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new Social Studies, World Language, and CTE textbooks for students in grades K-12. The public can view the textbooks continuing today through Friday, March 1, at the James W. Parham Central Office from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. They are also available from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM today.
  • The Greene County Partnership Agribusiness meeting is today at 9:00 AM in the GCP boardroom.
  • Bradley Fields will perform MatheMagic! at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center today at 9:00 AM for grades kindergarten through 2nd and 11:00 AM for grades 3rd through 5th. Illusions and magic are used to teach about math. Tickets at npacgreeneville.com.
  • Rural Resources, in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank, will be handing out produce and food today at the following: Greeneville Terrace - 10:00 AM; Greeneville Housing Authority on Simpson Street at the community room at 11:30 AM; and Friendship Baptist Church on Davis Street at 2:00 PM. You do not have to live in these neighborhoods to receive food.
  • The Newcomer Club will meet today at the General Morgan Inn at 10:00 AM. The speaker will be David Arthur Ramsey, author of "Rocky Fork: Hidden Jewel of the Blue Ridge Wild". Books will be available for sale and signing. Cost for coffee service is $7.00, cost for coffee service and lunch is $18. Speaker begins at 11:00 AM, lunch is at noon.
  • The northbound lane of Main Street and the eastbound lane of Tusculum Boulevard near the Walters State Community College campus will continue to be closed today through Friday, March 1, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM today due to construction activities.
  • Camp Creek Resource Center will have Fill-a-Bag event today for all winter clothing items except for men's blue jeans from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The Camp Creek Resource Center is located at 3961 Sunnydale Road.
  • Brooks Scholarship applications are due today by 4:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church. These scholarships are for students in Greene County who will be college students in 2019- 2020. Go to trinity-um-church.org to apply.
  • Greeneville Middle baseball will play Mosheim today at Legion Field at 4:00 PM.
  • Tusculum University softball will play Young Harris College in a doubleheader home game at 4:00 PM at Red Edmonds Field today.
  • Towering Oaks Baptist Church will have a concert today with the Kingdom Heirs to support the Greene County Habitat for Humanity 2019 Faith Build Project. Tickets are $15. The Scott Family will also perform. Doors open at 5:15 PM, concert starts at 6:00 PM.
  • Chuckey Elementary School will have a family engagement event, "DINO-MITE Night of Learning", today from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Meal will be served at 5:30 PM, activies begin in the gym at 6:00 PM. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open until 7:00 PM. Free event for Chuckey students and their families.
  • The Greene County Schools Board of Education will meet today at 5:30 PM in the James W. Parham Central Office boardroom.
  • Highland Elementary will have Parent Reading Night today from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.
  • The Greene County Partnership is holding a self-defense class for women today through Thursday, March 21, on Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Greene County YMCA. Class is full. For women ages 13 and older. Those under 18 must have a guardian with them.
  • The Lady Vols will play Vanderbilt University today in a basketball home game at Thompson-Boling Arena. Coverage begins at 6:30 PM.
  • The Greeneville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1990 wishes to remind all members that their meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM. Location of meetings is at the VFW Post. Address is 70 Harlan Street. Please join them today to help all our veterans of the community.
  • Bridges Chapel Church of God will continue revival today at 7:00 PM. The revival will continue through Friday, March 1. Everyone is welcome.
  • The Mosheim Board of Mayor & Aldermen will meet today at 7:00 PM at Mosheim Town Hall.
  • Claude Davis will preach today at 6:00 PM at Plaza Towers.
  • The Tusculum University Band Winter Concert is scheduled for today at 7:00 PM in the Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium. This is a free event.
  • Grouse hunting season ends today. Daily bag is 3.
  • Taxpayers may make up to three partial payments on 2018 county property taxes through today. If you have any questions, please stop by the Greene County Trustee's Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, or call 798-1705. Today is also the last day to pay taxes without interest.
  • Quail hunting season ends today. Daily bag is 6.
  • Rabbit season ends today. Daily bag limit is five.
  • Raccoon season ends today at sunrise. Nightly bag limit is two.
  • Snipe (a type of bird) season ends today. Daily bag is 8.
  • Squirrel season ends today. 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.
  • Today is the deadline to submit applications for the Greene County Partnership Youth Leadership and Youth Council programs. Applications are available at the office and at their website, greenecountypartnership.com. For more information, email Jennifer Wilder at kgb@greenecop.com.

Friday, March 1, 2019
  • The East Greene Free Will Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary will have a yard sale today from 6:00 AM to noon and on Saturday, March 3, from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • Greene County Schools is currently in the process of adopting new Social Studies, World Language, and CTE textbooks for students in grades K-12. The public can view the textbooks through today at the James W. Parham Central Office from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Comments can be submitted during the public display.
  • The northbound lane of Main Street and the eastbound lane of Tusculum Boulevard near the Walters State Community College campus will continue to be closed today from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM due to construction activities.
  • The Greeneville-Greene County History Museum will have "Back in Time" today from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres, libations, live entertainment and a "walk through time" (historic events acted out by the Greeneville Theatre Guild). Tickets are $50 and available at the museum and Catalyst Coffee Company. 21 and older only.
  • Bridges Chapel Church of God will conclude revival today at 7:00 PM. Everyone is welcome.
  • A night performance of "North by Night: More Heroes of the Underground Railroad" by Bright Star Touring Theatre will be given today for the general public at 7:00 PM at St. James Episcopal Church in downtown Greeneville.
  • Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring "Little Shop of Horrors", as directed by Brian Ricker, to the stage today in the Behan Arena Theatre at Tusculum University at 7:00 PM. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors above the age of 60 and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under. Reserve tickets at 798-1620 or jhollowell@tusculum.edu. Rated PG-13.
  • Today is the last day to apply to serve as a member of the new Greeneville Dog Park Advisory Committee. Applications are available at the Eastview Recreation Center or at the Town’s website, greenevilletn.gov, under "How Do I Apply".
  • Today is the last day that Highland Elementary will have a Scholastic Book Fair.
  • Partial payment cannot be accepted once 2018 county property taxes become delinquent today.
  • Today is the last day to apply for the Tusculum University Scholarship. They will award over $100,000 in additional scholarships to new and returning students. Apply at go.tusculum.edu/scholarships/.

Saturday, March 2, 2019
  • The United Volunteer Fire Department will have a community fundraiser at IHOP in the Davy Crockett TA Travel Center today from 6:00 AM to noon. 50 percent of every meal will go to the department. There will be a meet and greet with members of the department in front of IHOP.
  • The Bowmantown Ruritan will have an all-you-can-eat country breakfast today from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM at 1573 Barkley Road. Menu includes biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, bacon, pork loin, grits, apples, stickies, orange juice, chocolate gravy, and coffee. Funds go to fire departments, first responders, senior center, Crumley House, help center, and little league.
  • The East Greene Free Will Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary will have a yard sale today from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
  • The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club will have an easy, in/out hike on the Laurel River Trail near Hot Springs today. Hike up to 7 miles or as far as you like. Meet at the Asheville Highway Hardee's at 8:00 AM. For more information, call David Douthat at 639-8567 (H) or 620-3437 (C).
  • Crossroads Cowboy Church will have a breakfast today from 8:30 AM to noon. Cost is by donation, and funds go to youth group for youth camp.
  • The Greeneville/Greene County Public Library will host a job fair for census takers from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM today.
  • David Crockett Birthplace State Park will have "Weed Wrangle: Bring Back the Cane" today from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Help remove non-native plant species from the Crockett Homestead area. Bring tools if possible. Gloves and light lunch provided.
  • Chuckey-Doak High School is offering ACT prep time from 10:00 AM to noon today. For more information, call 798-2636.
  • The Ottway Ruritan Club will have baseball signups today from noon to 4:00 PM.
  • Greeneville Parks & Recreation 11 and 12 Chuckey-Doak Black Knights community baseball tryouts are today at 1:00 PM at Chuckey-Doak High School.
  • MEDIC Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive today at the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County in the gym from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. This is a replacement blood drive for Sidney Hall. Notify the staff that you are donating for Hall so she receives credit for the donation. All donors receive a free t- shirt and a free Texas Roadhouse appetizer.
  • The Sidney Strong EVENT will be today from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville & Greene County. There will be a blood drive, food, games with prizes, a silent auction/raffle, and shirts. Funds go to assist with lodging/meals while Sidney recuperates from a liver transplant.
  • The University of Kentucky will be at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, today for basketball. Coverage begins at 1:30 PM on 103.1 FM WIKQ.
  • Tusculum University men's basketball will play Wingate University in a South Atlantic Conference home game at 4:00 PM today. Tusculum women play at 2:00 PM. Coverage will be on Jewel 95.5 FM WSMG and jewel955.com at 1:45 PM.
  • There will be a benefit held today for Cameron Hamm at Chuckey- Doak High School. Hot dogs and soup beans will be served beginning at 4:00 PM and the cost is by donation. Live entertainment by Lonesome Pine Bluegrass Band, Sunnyside Band, and Carson Peters & Iron Mountain Band will start at 5:00 PM. For more information, contact Les "Weasel" Weems at 620-2504.
  • ALPS Adult Day Services is holding a masquerade ball, "Unmask the Future of ALPS Greeneville", at the General Morgan Inn today at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $75 per person or $675 for table of ten. Proceeds benefit families served by ALPS in Greeneville. Event appropriate attire with mask.
  • Greeneville Works Employee Credit Union will have its annual meeting today at 6:00 PM in the Parker Hannifin cafeteria. All members are invited to attend. Door prizes will be given away and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 783 -0337.
  • Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring "Little Shop of Horrors", as directed by Brian Ricker, to the stage today in the Behan Arena Theatre at Tusculum University at 7:00 PM. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors above the age of 60 and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under. Reserve tickets at 798-1620 or jhollowell@tusculum.edu. Rated PG-13.
  • The Foundations will sing today at 6:00 PM at Plaza Towers.

Sunday, March 3, 2019
  • The Greeneville Hiking & Cycling Club will have a 3 mile, easy hike at David Crockett Birthplace State Park at Big Limestone Creek to gravesite and on to Campground & River Bluff Trail & back to Big Limestone Creek today. Meet at the Andrew Johnson Highway Food City at 1:30 PM. For more information, call A.J. Baines at 426-6959.
  • Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring "Little Shop of Horrors", as directed by Brian Ricker, to the stage today in the Behan Arena Theatre at Tusculum University at 2:00 PM. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors above the age of 60 and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under. Reserve tickets at 798-1620 or jhollowell@tusculum.edu. Rated PG-13.
  • The Lady Vols will be at Ole Miss today for basketball. Coverage begins at 2:30 PM on Jewel 95.5 FM WSMG and jewel955.com.
  • The Russian National Ballet will perform Cinderella at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center today at 3:00 PM. Tickets are $35 for orchestra, $30 for mezzanine, and $25 for balcony. Tickets at npacgreeneville.com.

Monday, March 4, 2019
  • The Greene County Education Committee will meet today at the James W. Parham Central Office at 3:30 PM.
  • Greeneville High will have a parent night for 8th graders today. A group information meeting is at 6:30 PM in the café. The GHS Program Showcase is from 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM in the gym. Those currently enrolled at Greeneville Middle will register for their 9th grade classes. For more information, email Page Streeter at streeterp@gcschools.net.
  • Greeneville Middle baseball will play Vance today at Legion Field at 5:00 PM.
  • The Greene County Schools Curriculum Committee will meet today in the back conference room at the James W. Parham Central Office at 5:30 PM.
  • The Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation will have a public hearing on the proposed issuance of a Natural Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Daniels Sand Mine today at Walter State Community College Niswonger Campus in Greeneville at 7:00 PM in Building 2, Room 141 (Lyceum). The sand and gravel mine will discharge in the Nolichucky River.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
  • The Greeneville Historic Zoning Commission will meet today at 8:30 AM in the Greeneville Town Hall boardroom.
  • The Greeneville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet today at 4:00 PM in the G. Thomas Love Boardroom at Greeneville Light & Power.
  • The Walters State Community College Greeneville/Greene County Workforce Training Building will have Welding Level 1 (MIG) today through Tuesday, March 19, from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Cost is $274. For more information or to enroll, contact Kellie Hendrix at 798-7988 or Kellie.Hendrix@ws.edu.
  • Greeneville Middle baseball will play Grandview today at Legion Field at 5:30 PM.
  • The Eastern Tennessee Women in Hemp will have local processors at the Greeneville University of Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center today at 6:00 PM. Meet the processors.
  • American Girl Live will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center today at 7:00 PM. This a stage production featuring American Girl doll characters. Tickets are $35 for orchestra, $30 for mezzanine, and $25 for balcony. VIP tickets are between $55 and $75. Tickets at npacgreeneville.com.
  • Mississippi State University will be at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, for basketball today. Coverage begins at 8:30 PM on 103.1 FM WIKQ.
  • The Midway Volunteer Fire Department will hold their business meeting today.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • The Greene County Budget & Finance Committee will meet today at 1:00 PM in the Greene County Courthouse Annex conference room.
  • Tusculum University will have an information session today in the Meen Center lecture hall for students from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM to learn more about working in Spain during the summer at The Village Summer Camp. It is a four-week internship.
  • Summit Medical Group's "Fit to Quit" smoking cessation class starts today from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This is a series of seven one-hour classes over a six-week period. It is free to attend. Pre-registration is required by calling 865-212-2281 or emailing healthed@summithealthcare.com.
  • The Greeneville Municipal Airport Authority will hold their meeting today at 4:00 PM in the Greeneville Town Hall boardroom.
  • The Capitol Theatre will have "United - A Night of Worship" today at 6:00 PM. This is a night of worship for teenagers with the student ministries of First Baptist Greeneville, Towering Oaks Baptist, and Tusculum Baptist.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • A van ride to the locations on the Greeneville Regional Planning Commission agenda will be taken today at 10:00 AM. Meet at Greeneville Town Hall. If interested in going, call Town Planner Logan Engle at 639-7105 or email her at lengle@greenevilletn.gov.
  • Today at noon is the deadline to submit resolutions for the Monday, March 18, Greene County Commission meeting.
  • The Greene County Personnel Policies Committee will meet today at 3:30 PM in the Greene County Courthouse Annex conference room.
  • The Capitol Theatre's showing of "Dumbo" (animated version) scheduled for today has been canceled.
  • The Greene County School Board will have a board workshop today at 5:30 PM at the James W. Parham Central Office.
  • Chuckey-Doak High School is having a parent informational meeting today at 6:00 PM in the auditorium. Judge Ken Bailey Jr. will talk about the legal aspects of vaping and an RN will talk about the health aspects. Guidance counselors will talk about graduation requirements and other information. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Tobacco GAP training will take place today at the Greeneville University of Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center at 2255 East Allens Bridge Road at 6:00 PM. Register at bsmga.com.
  • The Baileyton Regional Planning Commission will meet today at 6:30 PM at town hall.
  • Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring "Little Shop of Horrors", as directed by Brian Ricker, to the stage today in the Behan Arena Theatre at Tusculum University at 7:00 PM. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors above the age of 60 and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under. Reserve tickets at 798-1620 or jhollowell@tusculum.edu. Rated PG-13.
  • Harold Morelock will preach today at 6:00 PM at Plaza Towers.
  • The St. James Neighborhood Watch will have a meeting today at the St. James Community Center at 7:00 PM to discuss the upcoming Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser.

Friday, March 8, 2019
  • The Capitol Theatre will show "The Apartment" today as part of "Classic Date Night". Doors open at 5:30 PM, movie begins at 7:00 PM. Opie's Pizza Wagon will be at the Capitol.
  • Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring "Little Shop of Horrors", as directed by Brian Ricker, to the stage today in the Behan Arena Theatre at Tusculum University at 7:00 PM. Cost is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors above the age of 60 and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under. Reserve tickets at 798-1620 or jhollowell@tusculum.edu. Rated PG-13.
  • The Greene County Partnership's Annual Meeting is Tuesday, March 12, at the General Morgan Inn from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. There will be heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks with a social time, followed by the presentation of the Business of the Year and Champion of the Year awards. RSVP by today at 638-4111. Cost is $30 per person.

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