EIDSON — Ray Goodson, age 60, of Eidson, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 at his residence following a brief illness.
SNEEDVILLE — Members of the Hancock Co. Election Commission met on Jan. 7, 2020, and took care of several items of business, including locking and sealing of ballot boxes for the upcoming March 3 Presidential Preference Primary.
NASHVILLE — On January 21, 2020, the Supreme Court of Tennessee temporarily suspended Kyle Douglas Vaughan from the practice of law upon finding that Vaughan misappropriated funds for his own use and poses a threat of substantial harm to the public.
SNEEDVILLE — For 70 residents of Hancock County, the year 2020 means better vision through a partnership with Of One Accord Ministry.
SNEEDVILLE — With no local races up for grabs, the only candidates on the Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary and Local/State Primary ballots in Hancock County will be those running for President of the United States and delegates to the Democratic and Republican national …
SNEEDVILLE — In his Economic Development Report to the Hancock Co. Commission on Monday evening, Jan. 13, 2020, County Mayor Thomas Harrison reported that three upcoming projects will be bid later this winter.
SNEEDVILLE — The Hancock Co. Commission last week agreed to provide funding for local AEMT Albert Marion, with the Hancock Co. EMS/Ambulance Service, to further his education to become a paramedic.
SNEEDVILLE — The Claiborne Co. Lady Bulldogs used a pressing defense to jump out to an 11-2 lead over the Hancock County Lady Indians after the first quarter of the Jan. 3, 2020 game, and went on to win 54-22 Friday night in Sneedville.
KNOXVILLE — Freshman Raegan Collins scored 12 of her 14 points in the first quarter Tuesday night, Jan. 21, 2020, as the Lady Indians defeated the Tennessee School for the Deaf Lady Vikings 59-16.
Though SR66 is now open and SR70 is open as a one-lane road, Clinch School will remain on the four-day school schedule, which was established in September, until at least February 13.
Bernie Sanders has no realistic chance of being elected president. If you actually want to see ‘Medicare for All’ implemented, vote for Elizabeth Warren. Senator Warren can win, whereas Bernie Sanders is a sure loser.
Government spending is out of control. Our national debt is now over $23 trillion, as of January 2020. It is time our representatives in Washington D.C. take our national debt seriously. This means Congress must stop wasteful spending. They need to stop spending on frivolous programs and sta…
My wife Mary and I spent a wonderful weekend in California with fellow Trump supporters filming the music video for my Trump Train 2020 song. We boarded our flight back home to the East Coast on Sunday at 8 p.m., arriving at BWI airport in Maryland on Monday at 10:30 a.m. We were exhausted.
Joshua appointed a man from each tribe of Israel to take a large stone from the middle of the Jordan River and carry it to their Gilgal campsite. He made a monument from those twelve rocks and proclaimed, “In the future, when your children ask you, ‘What do these stones mean?’ tell them that…
I still fondly remember the first time I ate professionally prepared German food. I was at Gasthaus Edelweiss in Weber City, VA in the 1980s, which is owned by Ingrid and Eddie Carter. Ingrid is from Germany and offers up some fantastic German food. I had read about the restaurant in the new…
KNOXVILLE — The FBI’s Knoxville office has asked The Rogersville Review and The Hancock Co. Eagle to publish surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection with a Christmas Eve, 2019, bank robbery in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Director of Schools Matt Hixson told the BOE at their January meeting that he was advised against extending water utility lines from a nearby utility district to Clinch School after meeting with several water treatment professionals. The process would be costly, and the water wouldn’t even b…
ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins Co Republican Party will host a Meet and Greet with Dr. Manny Sethi, a candidate for U.S. Senate, on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., at the Hawkins Co. GOP Headquarters. 110 Church Street, in Rogersville.
FINCASTLE, Tenn. — Two mild earthquakes were felt in recent days along the Tennessee / Kentucky border, with reports that the stronger of the pair of temblors was felt in Hawkins, Hancock, Hamblen, Grainger and Sullivan counties.
JOHNSON CITY — Responding to an emerging potential shortage of certain sterile surgical supplies caused by an anticipated national recall by Cardinal Health, Ballad Health has taken measures to preserve needed supplies by postponing certain elective surgical procedures.
SNEEDVILLE — Hancock County Middle School held ceremonies Tuesday night, January 7, 2020, to honor eight 8th grade student athletes. Pictured, left to right, are: basketball player Chandler Parson, son of Wayne Parson and Amy Riggs; basketball player Shane Keck, son of Ron and Tammy Keck; ba…
LINN, Missouri — State Technical College of Missouri would like to congratulate Sneedville, Tennessee student Reuben Visser for being included on the Dean’s List of the Fall Semester of 2019.
SNEEDVILLE — The Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Department will soon have modern new, state-of-the-art AR-15 rifles for use by its officers in the event of a emergency situation, thanks to a decision by the County Commission on Monday evening.
Edward Mote was not raised in a godly home. He didn’t have the advantage of an early exposure to the Word of God. His parents, who managed a pub in London, often neglected their son who spent most of his Sundays on the streets of the city.
The fallacy that by severely restricting the sale and ownership of firearms as a means of curbing violence in America is easy to discredit, in fact, we need look no further than across our southern border.
NASHVILLE — The TN Promise Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing deadline is quickly approaching. Saturday, February 1, 2020 is the final day for both TN Promise high school and college students to complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA to retain scholarship eligibility. The FAFSA, a…
JOHNSON CITY — First-time mothers who live in poverty in a nine-county region of northeast Tennessee will benefit from a $5 million, four-year grant from the Tenn. Dept. of Human Services to East Tennessee State University’s Nurse-Family Partnership program.
SNEEDVILLE — A massive $2.5 million renovation project at Hancock County Schools could begin soon, after the County Commission gave its stamp of approval on Monday evening for the local school system to proceed with the loan.
ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Review and The Hancock County Eagle are pleased to announce a new weekly feature with commentary and background on some of the most popular Christian hymns that are sung in churches across our region.
HANCOCK COUNTY — At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred just across the county line in Hancock County.