Around The Town | December 2020

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Around the Town in Greene County, Tennessee

Life in Our Community

October - December, 2020 A Publication of

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Greeneville Internal Medicine & Family Practice Eva Fields, FNP; Dr.Robert Mosca; Dr. Joseph Scott; Dr. Tyler Bailey; Dr. Theodore Hensley III; Leah Rodgers, PA-C 1404 Tusculum Blvd., Suite 3100 • Greeneville, TN 37745 Telephone: (423) 638-4114

Tusculum Family Physicians Holly McGaw, FNP; Leslie Henry, FNP; Dr. Ken Nickle, DO; Dr. Carla Nickle, DO; Leslie Foshie, FNP 555 Justis Drive • Greeneville, TN 37745 Telephone: (423) 783-7965

• Well-Visit Care • Pediatrics and Geriatrics • Immunizations • Urgent Care • Blood Pressure • Cholesterol Maintenance • Diabetes Care • Weight Management • Occupational Health Services • Full Service In-Office Lab and Imaging

Summit Family Medicine - Greeneville Erin Stayton, FNP; Pamela Shockey, FNP; Dr. Jaime Oakley, M.D. 1404 Tusculum Blvd., Suite 2300 • Greeneville, TN 37745 Telephone: (423) 639-2161

Dr. Philip Thwing Family Practice 400 Y St. • Greeneville, TN 37745 Telephone: (423) 639-0707

Greeneville Family Medicine

Left to Right: Brian Gong, FNP; Dr. Woods, M.D.; Shalee Nanney, FNP; Dr. Hartsell, M.D.; Kara Lankford, PA-C

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in Greene County,Tennessee Life in Our Community October - December, 2020

This unique display of “down on the farm” creativity resulted from an idea and collaboration of Brandon Ward and Kaiti Whittington.


he staff of The Greeneville Sun is pleased to bring you the latest edition of Around The Town magazine for 2020. “Around The Town” combines three months of events and goings-on in and around our communities. The Sun staff visited friends and neighbors throughout Greene County, asking folks if we could take a picture of them doing normal everyday things they do, that make our communities such great places to live. We were overwhelmed by so many warm and welcoming people who were excited about the opportunity of sharing what they do in their everyday lives, creating smiling faces and happy places. We are most grateful to our advertisers that support Around The Town. Please visit these businesses and say “Thank You.” Without them, and all of us just being ourselves, doing what we do, Around The Town would not be possible. We invite you to sit back and browse this latest edition of Around The Town. You might see someone you know, a family member or a familiar place. At the top of our list is a request to hear from you. Tell us what you think. Offer us your ideas and send us information about events and special moments that we can share. Our goal is to deliver more happy news each quarter, featuring our friends and neighbors throughout Greene County. Be looking for our next edition of Around The Town coming in March. From all the staff at The Greeneville Sun, we hope you enjoy Around The Town.


This unique look at Greene County and its people is published by The Greeneville Sun 121 W. Summer St., Greeneville, TN 37745 423-638-4185 Advertising Director Artie Wehenkel Advertising Sales Sandi Blalock Kierra Rice Hala Watson Graphic Design/Layout Melanie Hilliard Photographs Sandi Blalock Hala Watson Brian Cutshall Creative Services Taunya Blazer Melanie Hilliard Call (423) 359-3185 or email with ideas and events for the next issue of Around The Town.

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1 & 3. A visit to the pumpkin patch and apple picking are activities families look forward to each Fall. 2. This curious llama checked out a Door Dash driver on a delivery.

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1. These visitors to Greeneville took time for a photo at the town’s newest mural. 2. Emma White was certainly excited about catching a fish. 3. A hayride is a fun part of visiting the corn maze at Meyer’s Farm. 2

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Lynn Hope Towing LLC was started by owner/ operator Lynn Hope in 2001. It remains a family owned and operated business. Primarily through word-of-mouth, appreciation and recommendation for the companys’ fast, dependable and professional 24-hour service, the business grew from two trucks to its current ten trucks plus two road tractor operation offering light-to heavy-duty towing and recovery services and more. Lynn Hope Towing LLC is a Greeneville Sun People’s Choice winner in the Best Business category, and provides service for the Greeneville area city, county and state law enforcement agencies as well as many local automotive dealerships, body shops, garages and private accounts.


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1. Members of the Partnership’s Youth Council assist with many events year round. Here a group helps with a yard sale benefitting Main Street Greeneville. 2. Another group organized flags to be displayed downtown for Veteran’s Day.



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3. Lindsey Cutshall cuts the ribbon at Southbound Realty on Tusculum Blvd. 4. Boy Scouts assist with the Debusk Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser breakfast. 5. Rocky Top Veterinary Hospital held a discounted vaccine clinic to help pet owners.

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1. The Greeneville Noon Rotary Club meets via Zoom video conferencing, as the civic club discontinued in-person meeting until further notice to observe social distancing. The guest speaker was Holly Powell (second row, third from left) of the University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Agency. 2. Alumni of the Greene County Partnership leadership program enjoyed gathering for the annual cookout.

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1. The 104-acre David Crockett Birthplace State Park is a “small park with a great big story,” said Park Manager Keifer Helle, addressing the Greeneville Noon Rotary Club via Zoom video conference. 2. Logan Jackson of the Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency addresses the GreenevilleGreene County Senior Resource Network via Zoom video conferencing.

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3. The Keller family shop at Legacy Fine Jewelers for Kambell’s 16th birthday present. 4. Members of the Click family enjoyed shopping for gifts on Shop Small Saturday.



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Halloween Fun!

Covid-19 may have changed how Halloween looked, but people found a way to enjoy the holiday.

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1. Community members enjoy a jam session at Tusculum University. 2. Patricia Pippin Christmas shops at Legacy Fine Jewelers, while Lori Davis helps from behind the counter. Tina Glidden is in the background. 3. Vendors at Greeneville Farmers Market offered gift items at their Christmas Festival. 4. Euginia Estes, staff writer at the Greeneville Sun, works on article for the next day’s paper. 5. Children and Youth at Greeneville First Church of the Nazarene enjoy Trunk or Treating. 3 5 4

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1. Greeneville public works employees pour concrete for a new sidewalk. 2. State Rep. David Hawk presents a resolution honoring the Greeneville Noon Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary in 2020 to Daniel Hawk, club president and the legislator’s brother. 3. Peach butter making (pandemic style). 3

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Morning Pointe residents enjoyed Halloween festivities.


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1. Jamey Hite is ready to go trick or treating with his son, Jaxson. 2. Breanna and KJ enjoy a horse back ride in Sunnyside. 3. Participants in Shop Small Saturday enjoyed a perfect day for shopping.

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1. Susie Phillips stirs peach butter at Mt. Carmel church. 2. The gang at Harris Country Meats wish everyone a very happy Christmas and New year! 3. The Craft Fair in the Commons was a hit with Shop Small Saturday shoppers. 4. Towering Oaks Christian School Mini Boys Basketball team gets a pep talk after the game. 5. Plenty of items were for sale at an outdoor vendor market at Towne Square Shopping Center. 3 4


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1. The Greene County Partnership office offers many Greeneville items for gift giving. 2. The Grissom family enjoyed the first snow fall. 3. The Holter family contemplate which tree is perfect. 4. Sam McNeese fluffs a tree at The Greenehouse. 5. Hadley Bailey gets ready to throw her first snowball of the season! 3



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