Citizens Academy Enrollment Now Open

The Town of Greeneville is accepting applications for its Citizens Academy, allowing the public to learn how the town government operates.

     The free nine-week program will begin with Orientation on Aug. 8 and end with Graduation on Oct. 3.

     Classes will meet for approximately three hours, beginning at 6 p.m. each Thursday night in differing locations, depending on the class topic.

     Interested citizens must apply to be eligible to attend the academy. Applications are available at Town Hall or at the town’s website,, under “How Do I Apply.”

     Class space is limited. Deadline to apply is Aug. 7.

     Classes will focus on Planning Building & Development Department, Roby Adult Center, Greeneville-Greene County Library, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Administration, Recorder's Office/Finance Department, Fire Department, Police Department, and History Night.

     For more information on the Greeneville Citizens Academy, contact the program coordinator Amy Rose, Public Relations Manager, at 423-639-7105 or