The invention of the beehive oven was a major advance in the production of coke. Beehive ovens were large masonry domes and named according to their shape. Constructed in long rows for ease of loading and unloading, workers would bring the coal from the nearby mines, dump the coal in the opening in the top, ignite the coal and seal the ovens to let the coal smolder.
It's time for Fish Fry Fridays! Savor the traditional cod sandwiches that keeps your mouth watering for Fridays at local fire departments and churches, or try something new from area businesses!
Cornerstone’s headquarters located at the first Greene County Courthouse, has its own genealogy to share with anyone who comes to the restored log courthouse and its research annex looking for a lost relative or a family attached to a gas and oil lease.
Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Now is the time to be planning how to shower your significant other with love. Go all out or keep it simple. Greene County has plenty of local options to choose from whether you are looking for a fun activity to do together, enjoy a delicious treat, or to pick up the perfect present.