NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance reminds consumers that Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2020 on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) began Nov. 1, 2019.
NASHVILLE — The Tenn. Dept. of Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division returned $65.4 million of cash property to the rightful owners or their heirs, local governments, and reciprocal states during fiscal year 2019. This amount is the most money the Department has ever returned in a single fi…
Daylight Saving Time ends for the season at 2 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. Remember to set watches, clocks and timed appliances BACK one hour before going to bed on Saturday night. DST returns at 2 a.m. on March 8, 2020.
NASHVILLE – The state of Tennessee will use millions of dollars in grant money to help 38 distressed and at-risk counties across Tennessee bolster workforce development efforts. The funding was approved by the Tennessee Workforce Development Board and aligns with Governor Bill Lee’s rural in…
ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins Co. branch of CEASE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Inc., has moved to a new location at 307 South Depot Street. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies, hosted by the Rogersville/Hawkins Co. Chamber of Commerce, were held last week. The center is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.…
TAZEWELL — East Tennessee has seen unusual activity with crusades, revivals and prayer walks in 2019 and the next one is Saturday, Nov 2, at the Claiborne Co. Fairgrounds, in Tazewell, featuring The Singing Gibsons from Hancock County.
SURGOINSVILLE — Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Surgoinsville man who has not been seen by his family since Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
MORRISTOWN — Robyn Willmann, of Sneedville, will be exhibiting at the 44th Annual Mountain Makins Festival at Rose Center in downtown Morristown. This year’s festival takes place on October 26-27.
BEAN STATION — On Oct. 18, Bean Station will host a Fundraiser Walk on Main Street in front of City Hall to benefit local nine-year-old Emma Grace Daniels who is battling leukemia.
GREENEVILLE – Fifty-six cadets graduated as part of Class 113 of the Walters State Basic Law Enforcement Academy. These cadets can now serve as law enforcement officers in Tennessee.
MORRISTOWN — The Hamblen County Genealogical Society is proud to announce the cover for the 150th Anniversary History and Families book set to be released in 2020. The cover is a luxurious navy leatherette featuring a yellow embossed seal highlighting Hamblen County’s 150th anniversary with …
CLINCH MOUNTAIN — Almost eight months after massive mountainslides, triggered by torrential rainfall and flash flooding in February, caused the closure of two main thoroughfares between Hawkins and Hancock counties, both roads remain closed, but as officials said at the site of one of those …
CHUCKEY — Five of the nation’s top Southern Gospel groups will be singing at the 42nd Annual Song Revival, to be held Oct. 7-11 at 7 p.m. nightly, at Casi Full Gospel Church, located at 370 Cassi Road (Just off Hwy. 107) in Chuckey.
NASHVILLE — With hot and dry weather leading into fall fire season, Tennessee’s State Forester is requiring a burn permit for all open-air outdoor fires beginning Sept. 23.
WASHBURN — The 20th annual Hogskin History Day will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. a.m. to 5 p.m. at Narrow Ridge’s Earth Literacy Center, 1936 Liberty Hill Road, in Washburn.
ROGERSVILLE — A Fall Women’s Conference at The Bridge church — “Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving and Praise” — will feature speakers Debby Frazier and Debbi Davidson.
MORRISTOWN — First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. family of companies, which also includes Capital Bank, announced this week that Tim Coley has been promoted to community bank president for the Morristown and Greeneville, markets. He will report to Kevin Hefner,…
ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville/Hawkins Co. Chamber of Commerce and Busted Knuckle Motorcycle Shop are “gearing up” for the third annual Bike Nite, which will take place in downtown Rogersville on Sept. 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
KNOXVILLE — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.
ROGERSVILLE — Every dollar raised at the 19th annual Christmas for the Children Toy Bike Run and Car Cruise In Rogersville on Sat., Sept. 21, will be used for just that ... to purchase Christmas gifts for needy children in Hawkins and Hancock counties.
ROGERSVILLE — Tickets are still available for the 2019 Reagan Day Dinner, hosted by the Hawkins Co. Republican Party and Hawkins Co. Republican Women.
MORRISTOWN — A weeklong celebration kicks off Sunday, Sept. 8, and Regency Retirement Village, in Morristown — which is home to several Hawkins Countians — is joining assisted living communities across the country for the festivities.
GREENEVILLE — The Social Security Administration has introduced the expansion of online services for residents of Tennessee available through its my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.
ROGERSVILLE — Members of the Hawkins Co. Grand Jury met on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, and returned dozens of indictments, or “true bills”, against 11 persons whose cases will be scheduled for trial in Criminal Court.
SNEEDVILLE — A teenager missing from Hancock County has been entered into the National Crime Information Center, and the Missing and National Center for Missing and Exploited Children network, and authorities are asking the public to help locate her.
KENTUCKY — Showing Animals Respect and Kindness (SHARK) and In Defense of Animals (IDA) this week announced the launch of a new campaign to expose those who participate in illegal cockfights across the U.S.
WASHBURN — Can it be that every Grainger County, Tennessee, Nicely and/or Niceley are all from the same, one and only American ancestor, Michael Nicely/Kniceley/Knusli who was born about 1742?
ROGERSVILLE —The Hawkins Co. Soil Conservation District, along with co-sponsors, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tenn. Department of Agriculture, Hawkins Farmers Co-Op, and others, will host a fencing workshop on Thursday, Sept. 12 on the Tom Davis farm.
KINGSPORT — East Tennessee State University at Kingsport Allandale will hold a Fall Yard Sale on Friday, Sept. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the parking lot at 1501 University Boulevard.
KNOXVILLE ― The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors approved a number of forward-looking actions designed to add flexibility and stability to the public power model serving more than 10 million people in TVA’s service territory at its meeting in Knoxville.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) will host the 10th Annual Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at Kingsport Center for Higher Education in Kingsport.
ROGERSVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will be the keynote speaker for the 2019 Reagan Day Dinner sponsored by the Hawkins Co. Republican Party and Hawkins Co. Republican Women.
KNOXVILLE — The East Tennessee Foundation (ETF) is now accepting applications for funding from the Laura J. Kress Angel Tree Fund of East Tennessee Foundation.
MORRISTOWN — An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tenn. Bureau of Investigation, has resulted in the indictment of John Baskette, the current trustee of Hamblen County.
BEAN STATION — Kingswood Home for Children has been selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Top 200 Finalist and needs YOUR votes to help them to receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm to help improve their community.
ROGERSVILLE — The driving public who were hoping that SR 70 between Rogersville and Sneedville would be reopening this week will have to plan on taking detours for a few more months.
ROGERSVILLE — On Monday, August 12, 2019, the Rogersville Walmart will host a blood drive to help local nine-year-old, Emma Grace Daniels, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
ROGERSVILLE — In closing remarks last Friday, evangelist D.R. Harrison announced the blue and white tent three miles west of Rogersville would stay up at least one more week and then weekly decisions would be made whether the revival would continue.
ROGERSVILLE — Repaving is slated to begin on Wednesday, Aug. 7 on an approximately seven-mile stretch of SR 66 from near Berry Road (LM 5.30) to near North Brummitt Street (LM 12.66).
ROGERSVILLE — The East Tennessee Awakening is now in it’s third week with nearly 70 local residents coming to Christ under the big tent.
MOORESBURG – The Mooresburg/Bean Station/Hancock County (MBSHC) Senior League (13-16) softball team is on its way back to the Southeast Regional after capturing the Tennessee State Championship last weekend in Portland, Tenn.
ROGERSVILLE — Work continues to repair the damage to SR 66 and SR 70, between Rogersville and Sneedville, caused by massive flooding and mudslides earlier this year on the sides of Clinch Mountain.