I need some directions on how to, and who I would contact, over a pack of wild dogs. There are at least five dogs in this pack ... two of the females are pregnant. I live out of the city limits.
SNEEDVILLE — At the Jan. 13, meeting of the Hancock Co. Commission, Sheriff Brad Brewer and Deputy Eric Scott gave a report on the success of the department’s 2020 Safe Streets Campaign.
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.
CHURCH HILL — When a line of severe thunderstorms packing high winds swept through Hawkins County on Sat., Jan. 11, 2020, members of the Goshen Valley Volunteer Fire Department were there to help clear fallen trees from roadways, such as this one on Grassy Creek Road, near Rogersville. In th…
At the Jan. 9 911 board meeting, the board decided not to honor EMA Director Jamie Miller’s requested to be called in addition to the automated texts he receives in the case of specific emergencies in the county.
Now that the condition of Rogersville’s historic Powel Law Office has been assessed and the State Historian has finished his report, the town is looking into a Tennessee Historical Commission Grant to begin phase one of the restoration project.
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.
HANCOCK/HAWKINS COUNTY LINE — At the request of 3rd District Attorney General Dan Armstrong, TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Hancock County.
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.
ROGERSVILLE — The following reports are on file at the Hawkins County Sheriff’s office. All individuals should be presumed innocent of the charges unless they are found guilty in a court of law.
On Jan. 9, Cherokee High School celebrated National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by hosting a breakfast for all county law enforcement agencies.
ROGERSVILLE — Brady Eidson was the winner of Rogersville City School’s recent Spelling Bee, while Ella McLain was the Alternate. Brady will be competing in the Regional Spelling Bee in Knoxville.
MILLIGAN COLLEGE — More than 300 students at Milligan College were named to the academic dean’s list in recognition of their academic excellence for the Fall 2019 semester.
CLARKSVILLE — Austin Peay State University is proud to recognize nearly 2,400 students who were on the Dean’s List during the Fall 2019 semester, including three from Hawkins County:
Learning in Surgoinsville Elementary School’s Susanna Hauk’s second grade class just got a little more exciting, as she was recently awarded a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) classroom grant from the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The competitive dance team at Rogersville’s The Dance Barre has been chosen to perform on a Carnival Cruise to Cozumel, Mexico from July 16 through 20.
ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s 911 Central Dispatch may be investigated by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, as Hawkins Co. Mayor Jim Lee turned in Central Dispatch bank statements for the past three years to the Comptroller’s office on Jan. 8, 2020, regarding unspecified “inconsist…
The other night we had a terrible windstorm go through our city around 9:30 p.m. There was lots of damage all around the Kingsport/Church Hill area. We lost our electricity and cable, but within three hours everything was restored!
COOKEVILLE — Frank Niceley, a Republican member of the Tennessee State Senate, was recently recognized as the 2019 TREEDC Legislator of the Year at the Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council’s Seventh Annual Conference at Tennessee Technological University. Sen. Nicele…
KINGSPORT — Speaking to a wall-to-wall, standing-room-only crowd of enthusiastic supporters at a Braeden’s Barbecue, former Kingsport Mayor John Clark last week announced his candidacy for Tennessee’s 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
After 14 months protesting the state-creation of a medical monopoly with the last 257 days being spent outside Holston Valley Medical Center, the Rally for the Valley Peaceful Protest has decided to focus its efforts in a grass roots movement to establish a Hospital Authority.
GREENEVILLE — Local author Pauline E. Petsel has released her latest book, “Night Lights Over Greeneville”. The book was inspired after she asked local people what the flashing lights over the mountain were and all she got was “I don’t know. They’ve been seein’ em for years. Guess they are a…
KINGSPORT — The Tri Cities Civil War Round Table (TCCWRT) is proud to present a special guest speaker who specializes in researching and writing historically accurate information about the Civil War.
ROGERSVILLE — St. Henry Catholic Church, in Rogersville, celebrated Epiphany on Sat., Jan. 4, 2020, and used the occasion to also commemorate its 35th anniversary as a Knights of Columbus Council.
WILKESBORO, NC — MerleFest is proud to announce the next round of artist additions for the 2020 event, which will be held April 23-26 in Wilkesboro, NC.
FRANKLIN — During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 98th annual convention at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, Jim Wells, of Hawkins County, was recognized for going above and beyond in his volunteer spirit to the Tennessee Farm Bureau with the Distinguished Leader Award.
ROGERSVILLE — Doris Mae Mary Walker Hoffmeier Tyne, age 64, of Rogersville, was carried by the angels to the bosom of her heavenly father on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
ROGERSVILLE — Jonathan Edward Ward, age 49, of Rogersville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Life Care Center, of Morristown,following an extended illness.
ROGERSVILLE — William Kelcie “Bill” Woods, age 85, of Rogersville, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at Ballad Health’s Holston Valley Medical Center.
EIDSON — A report of a suspicious vehicle on a landowner’s property with its lights on resulted in the arrest last week of a Sneedville man on a public intoxication charge.
ROGERSVILLE — On Jan. 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of Tennessee entered an order suspending Hawkins County lawyer Whitney Suzanne Bailey from the practice of law pursuant to Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 9, Section 12.2, for a period of two years with 45 days active suspension and the remainder…
“There’s no spares left,” EMA Director Jamie Miller said at the Jan. 8 public safety committee meeting. “As far as a time-pressing issue, we’re there.”