Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch

Greg Lynch has been Unicoi County Mayor for Over 7 and a half years.    In those ninety months many new and exciting improvements to our community have been a direct result of his commitment to providing opportunities to any issue that benefits the families, businesses and environment of Unicoi County.   

As Mayor of Unicoi County, he has maintained a professional, interested and supporting relationship with the County Comission, elected and appointed officeholders, the City of Erwin and Town of Unicoi and all communities that reside within Unicoi County.  Mayor Lynch has represented Unicoi county on various regional boards providing services and improvements to Unicoi County.  He is currently chairman of the Alliance for Business & Training Board of Directors.  While serving as our Mayor he was honored to be selected as the 2012-2013 President of Tennessee’s Association of County Mayors.

Currently, office support includes Finance Director, Phyllis Bennett, Human Resources/Payroll Administrator Patty Treadway and Accounts Payable/Assistant Bookkeeper is Gina Correll.

Greg Lynch is a lifelong resident of Unicoi County, the son of the late Ted Lynch Sr. and the late Texie Hensley Lynch.

Ted and Texie had four sons: Phillip (deceased), Ted Jr., Johnny and Greg.  Ted Senior's family moved to the Erwin fishery community from Dante, VA. with the railroad.  Texie's family moved from Beelog, NC to the Evergreen Community in Unicoi County.  Greg married Tammy Bailey Lynch (deceased) and they have two sons, Thomas Lloyd and Tyler Lynch.

Greg graduated from Unicoi County High School in 1972 and graduated from ETSU in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.  In 1979 Greg opened and operated Greg’s Drive In Restaurant along with his wife and family until 1999.  From 1986 until he became Mayor in 2006, Greg worked as the Youth Services Officer for Unicoi County Juvenile Court and as Probation Officer for General Sessions Court 1999-2006.

"It is my commitment to the Citizens of Unicoi County to execute the duties and responsibilities of the office of Mayor with stability, balance, professionalism and trustworthiness.  I am here to inform you, listen to you and respond to you.  My philosophy of quiet, respectful consideration of all issues as your mayor has taught me to be visionary: blending our past and present to look to the future of our county with a realistic sense of where and how we can improve it."

“It is an honor to serve as your Mayor and as always you may contact me or my staff at 423-743-9391 if you have questions or need assistance.”   

Sincerely,
Greg Lynch

 

 

 

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