Latest Greeneville News

5 executives sentenced in 'Made in USA' boots scheme

Jun. 13, 2018 2:28 AM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several former executives of a one-time leading manufacturer of boots for the U.S. military have been sentenced in a "Made in USA" scheme. The Kingsport Times-News reports the former Wellco Enterprises Inc. executives sold boots falsely advertised as being made in the U.S. The...

5 members of meth distribution network sentenced to prison

May. 30, 2018 1:45 AM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five people have been sentenced to federal prison for working together to sell methamphetamine in Tennessee. The U.S. attorney's office in Greeneville says the five were sentenced last week to prison terms ranging from 10 years to more than 17 years. U.S. Department of Justice...

Tennessee woman convicted of killing grandson's mother

May. 25, 2018 5:38 PM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has been convicted of killing her grandson's mother in 2016. The Greeneville Sun reports that a Greene County Criminal Court jury found 52-year-old Vonda Star Smith guilty Friday of one count of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in the...

Authorities: Trooper shot, wounded man in stolen truck

May. 18, 2018 10:34 AM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee trooper shot and wounded a man who authorities say shot at him from inside a pickup truck believed to be stolen. News outlets cite a release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that says a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper approached a pickup truck stopped along...

Son's property gift honors mother's legacy

May. 12, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bill Anderson had a vision to help the organization his mother spent years serving. Now, students at Holston United Methodist Home for Children are using that gift — the grounds Anderson grew up on — to serve the Greeneville community. And it's all being done in the...