ROGERSVILLE — A naked man who entered a residence on Rogers Road on Saturday and said that he needed items and that “everyone was going to die” was later found at another house and arrested on aggravated burglary (three counts), vandalism over $1,000, and indecent exposure.

The Spring 2020 issue of Discover Hawkins County magazine will be available later this week at local advertising sponsors and vendors (that are still open). The Review has also placed a stack of the magazines on a rack outside of the front door of our office in downtown Rogersville and anyon…

The Department of the Treasury announced on April 1 that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an economic impact payment.

(PUB. NOTE: This story originally appeared in the February, 2020 issue of Discover Hancock County magazine. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, readers may want to check with the owners regarding any changes in scheduling for their spring activities.)

The Rogersville Review is pleased to announce that, in October of 2020, a new county will be added to our award-winning lineup of full-color magazines that focus on the people, places, events, history, culture, food, arts, business, faith and tourism in our region.

To say that the last couple of weeks in America had been a trying time would be tantamount to referring to Lake Pontchartrain as a mud puddle, as our beloved nation has had to accept realities we’ve only read about in science fiction stories and put our lives, our jobs, our relationships and…

When the COVID-19 pandemic began forcing mass cancellations of scheduled events, the Review and Eagle temporarily suspended the publication of our community calendars, including the “Ongoing Calender” of recurring events, most all of which have been temporarily called off.

Tennessee’s top prosecutors — three United States Attorneys and the Tennessee Attorney General — are coordinating their efforts to prevent residents from being victimized by fraud schemes and other unlawful acts during disaster-relief efforts and the coronavirus pandemic and will investigate…

As you may already know, all local Social Security offices have been closed to the public for in-person service since Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the population we serve — older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions — and our employees during the Coronav…

I should be sleeping, but I am too awake and have too much to say. Like many of you, I spent the day hot-mess home-schooling.

NASHVILLE — The Tenn. Dept. of Education and Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation has announced a statewide partnership with ReadyRosie, an early education online platform, to provide short videos and free resources with simple, engaging activities for Tennessee families and children, ages b…

Bishop Richard F. Stika, Bishop of Knoxville, has extended the closure of all Catholic churches in the diocese through Easter Sunday, including St. Henry Catholic Church, of Rogersville, and St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, of Sneedville.

GREENEVILLE — To ensure graduating students still have an opportunity to formally celebrate their academic accomplishments, Tusculum University has rescheduled spring commencement to August due to the coronavirus.

When the COVID-19 crisis began to rear its ugly head, a few of our long-time advertisers, such as grocery stores, department stores, and others, out of an abundance of caution, we are sure, cancelled their pre-printed insert schedules until further notice, due primarily to changing store hou…

ROGERSVILLE — On Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 11 a.m., Father Bart Okere, Pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church, of Rogersville, and St. James the Apostle, of Sneedville, led a Eucharistic Procession with the Blessed Sacrament from St. Henry Church onto Hwy 70 N, in an intercessor to Our Lord Je…

SNEEDVILLE — The Hancock Co. Commission last week gave its approval for County Mayor Thomas Harrison to pursue an application for a THDA home repair grant through the First Tennessee Development District.

SNEEDVILLE — “That is one mighty fine trailer!” a smiling Hancock Co. Sheriff Brad Brewer said last Friday morning when he and Deputy Eric Scott were presented with the custom-made piece of heavy-duty equipment, custom designed, built and donated to the law enforcement agency by Kiefer Manuf…

TREADWAY — The Hancock Co. Republican Party hosted a packed house at Treadway Vol. Fire Department on March 7, 2020, for its annual Lincoln Day Dinner. Among the guests of honor, and one of the featured speakers, was retiring U.S. Congressman Phil Roe, shown here being presented with an awar…

HAMPTON — The Hampton Bulldogs defeated the Hancock Indians, 10-9, Friday, March 13 in a road trip match.

SNEEDVILLE — The Hancock Co. Commission last week gave its approval for County Mayor Thomas Harrison to pursue an application for a THDA home repair grant through the First Tennessee Development District.

Redemption is a “once for all” transaction where a sinner is washed in the blood of the Lamb of God who was slain for our sins. But in this world, we will do things and go places that will stain our hands and feet, so we need regular and frequent cleansing to keep us in fellowship with the L…

The year was 1966, and an incredible event happened in our household. My brother Bobby bought a 1954 Ford from our neighbor, Gene Mayo. Up until this time, we didn’t have a car. My Uncle Charlie had a car, but we didn’t get a lot of rides. My mother, my brother, and I did “a lot of walking”

Have you exhibited more fear or faith concerning the contagious COVID-19 virus? Is your faith strong enough to wholeheartedly trust the Lord in all matters or do you freak out with fear over situations beyond your control? When was the last time your faith was tested? Did faith and inner pea…