When is the last time you were jealous of somebody? That particular emotion, when unrestrained, often intensifies and leads to anger and sin. Cain was jealous of the Lord’s favor on Abel and his better offering, and consequently murdered his brother. Jacob’s sons were jealous of their father…

ROGERSVILLE — Recently, the St. Henry Catholic Church chapter of Knights of Columbus asked Executive Director Lana Young, of the Chip Hale Center, to visit and update the local chapter on the facility’s activities, supported employment and funding. Young provided the group with an update and…

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County firefighter has earned the honorific distinction of MIFireE, a title awarded by the Institution of Fire Engineers after meeting stringent admission requirements and criteria, including academic, professional and fire-service qualifications.

ROGERSVILLE — In observance of Flag Day, Boy Scout Troop 199, Cub Scout Pack 100, and American Legion Post 21, of Rogersville, will be holding an American Flag Retirement Ceremony at the American Legion Post on East Main Street on Saturday, June 15, at 4 p.m.

Johnson City will once again play host to one of the largest model train shows in the Southeast in a 64,000 square foot venue. Held annually at Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University, more than 300 tables of model trains in all sizes and assorted railroad related co…

ROGERSVILLE — Readers have been calling and asking about plans for Rogersville’s annual Parade and 4th of July Concert in the Park ... and the answer is, YES, events will take place this year again on Independence Day with the downtown parade, and later that day in the park, bands, food, fir…

I just love old things; old cars, old houses, old books, old toys, old glassware and especially old cast iron cookware. I wrote an article last year around my grandmother’s cast iron skillet. It’s my favorite piece of cookware in my kitchen. I know it’s well over a hundred years old. I’d giv…

Did I hear someone say, “What on earth is Cinco de Mayo?” That’s simply Spanish for the fifth of May. It’s an annual celebration to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sexton of Rogersville, Tennessee and Susan Green of Claudville, Virginia are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Jo Sexton, to Matthew Edward Mauk, son of Larry Mauk and Sherry Rimer of Rogersville, Tennessee.

ROGERSVILLE — With the nation’s substance abuse crisis now nearly two decades in progress, the fallout for Tennessee children living in homes with parental addicts continues to drive the need for a strong foster care support system to help youth achieve a healthy living environment, repair t…

ROGERSVILLE — The Emergency Medical Services Exploratory Committee, chaired by Dr. Blaine Jones, will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 in the Meeting Room of the County Administration Building (County Mayor's Office), across from the Courthouse.

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County has a type 2 diabetes rate of 12.1% according to the County Health Rankings (www.countyhealthrankings.org) provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Identifying and connecting with people at high-risk type 2 diabetes is critical to preventing it. And preven…

ROGERSVILLE — Abound 125 people attended the Hawkins County Cancer Support Group’s Spring Fashion Show fundraiser on Saturday, April 6, at the Price Public Community Center.

My email inbox is loaded with pleas for money to help legitimate causes. The same organizations send mail through USPS into my property’s mailbox. The phone rings throughout the week with solicitors representing many non-profit groups. Grandchildren and neighborhood kids ask to be sponsored …

ROGERSVILLE — City Pre-School and City/County Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held during the entire month of April, 2019, at Rogersville City School. Please drop by the school and pick up your paperwork. Enrollment paperwork needs to be returned no later than…

ROGERSVILLE — Filled with dozens of photos of local people doing what local people do in a typical weekend, the new edition of “A Spring Weekend in Hawkins County” is available now at the Review office and at vendor locations around the area. Pick up a FREE copy, and, who knows, you might ev…

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.