ROGERSVILLE — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Hawkins County is getting underway, and survivors of all ages and all types of cancer are encouraged to come out for the 2019 Survivor Dinner scheduled for March 26, at Occasions on the Square in Rogersville.

Jonah didn’t want to obey God’s command to go to Nineveh and preach, so he “ran away from the Lord.” He boarded a ship and sailed away “to flee from the Lord” (Jonah1:1-3). However, God knew right where he was and caused a great storm that resulted in Jonah being thrown overboard into the se…

KNOXVILLE — Best-selling author James Patterson believes a love of reading starts with encouraging high-quality teachers. That’s why the Patterson Family Foundation awarded $6,500 to four University of Tennessee, Knoxville graduate students in English and Elementary Education.

KINGSPORT — America’s Navy is coming to Kingsport, one of 25 cities in 10 states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band during its 2019 tour — one of the signature outreach programs of that branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.

ROGERSVILLE — What started as a one-week revival in Greenville last year exploded into what was called the Greeneville Tent Awakening which lasted 30 straight weeks with 1,000 people coming to Christ.

ROGERSVILLE — OK readers ... here’s a sneak preview of just one of the photos you will find in the Review’s upcoming “A Spring Weekend in Hawkins County” magazine that will be available soon. In this photo, made Friday, March 1 at 5:45 p.m., and sent in by her mom, 16-month old Elena Hagood …

I redeemed a Groupon (discounted ticket for local activities) to try some target shooting. I discovered that when I closed one eye, the gun stayed on the target, but when I closed the other eye, it moved quite a bit off-center. I then realized how much fuzzier my vision was in one eye compar…

CHURCH HILL — The Food Lion store in Church Hill recently responded to flooding in in the area by providing food supplies and bottled water to the Emergency Services food pantry serving the upper end of Hawkins County. Due to flooding, many county residents have been affected by either power…

Some of you who have lived here as long as I have, or possibly longer, may remember my Uncle Bill Lawson and his wife Willie Mae. They were two very unique people who I both loved and admired. I’ve always said they were “birds of a feather.”

CHURCH HILL — The Regional SkillsUSA contest was recently held at Northeast State. Volunteer High School’s Advanced Cosmetology class led by teacher Tammy Turner had the following students to qualify for state competition to be held in Chattanooga March 31 — April 3: Kiersten Trent — Cosmeto…

ROGERSVILLE — Public Speaking was a big focus for Hawkins County 4-H members during the month of February, when 4-H members participated in the county wide public speaking contest for 4th – 8th graders, the Upper 8 Sub-Regional Public Speaking Contest, and the Senior High Public Speaking Contest.

ROGERSVILLE — Last Friday night, Pastor Billy Ray Courtney told a crowd of representing people from more than 30 churches that Faith Assembly Church is only a launching pad for what they term as Awakening Services in Rogersville.

ROGERSVILLE — Each year during the season of Lent, the Rogersville Area Church Council sponsors Lenten Services which help prepare the hearts and minds of those attending for the sacrifice Easter represents when Jesus Christ died for the sins of the world.

When you hear the term “comfort food”, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For me, the first thing that comes to my mind is the simple bowl of tomato soup with a grilled cheese sandwich. That combination is probably one of the most popular across the nation.

BULLS GAP — Hawkins Co. Habitat for Humanity officials, on Friday, Feb. 22, presented the keys to a brand new home to the family that helped volunteers build it.

NASHVILLE – While the offer of free meals, door prizes, or free advice may lead you to attend a seminar when you wouldn’t otherwise, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is reminding consumers that many insurance and financial firms contact middle-aged and older adults o…

CHURCH HILL — Chris Christian, School Board Member for District 2 Hawkins County Schools, is pleased to invite all citizens and students for a casual Meet and Greet to have the opportunity to talk with newly hired Director of Schools, Matt Hixson, and his family.

Hannah was barren and was provoked to tears by her husband’s other wife. In her misery, Hannah turned to the Lord and prayed because of her “great anguish and grief” (1 Samuel 1:16). God heard her prayer and answered her request for a child.

ROGERSVILLE — Chip Hale Center celebrated Valentine’s Day in a big way. Supported individuals gathered at the Center for a time of food and fun with karaoke provided by Spot Lyte Entertainment. Attendees and staff sang and danced to songs from all genres for nearly two hours followed by an i…

KNOXVILLE — Volunteer East Tennessee continues the call for nominations for the East Tennessee Volunteer Recognition Awards (ETVRA), honoring outstanding adult and youth volunteers. Nominations are due March 1, 2019, and can be submitted online at www.volunteeretn.org/ETVRA.

ROGERSVILLE — Susan German has lived in Hawkins County for 44 years and says that she never won anything ... until now! Winning the Valentine’s gift basket at the Food City Pharmacy was a wonderful surprise, and she also said how much she appreciates the Pharmacy Staff at the local Food City…

The apostle Peter advised, “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15). Are you prepared? Why do you believe that the Bible is true and that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior? Personal testimonies are influential …

When I realized that Valentine’s Day was around the corner, my wondering mind kicked into gear again, and I wondered just how much of the holiday came from history, and how much was just another holiday promoted by the greeting card companies.

ROGERSVILLE — In September of this year, Rogersville’s American Legion Post #21 will celebrate the milestone 100th anniversary of its charter. The Review is planning to publish an in-depth history of the organization and in digging around for photos and other artifacts, Vice Commander Dennis…

ROGERSVILLE — Jackie Webb, of the Hawkins County UT Extension Office, was named the Tennessee Consumer Education Program “Program Assistant of the Year” in December at the Annual TNCEP Program Assistants meeting. “Jackie is the first program assistant in Hawkins County to receive this award,…