ROGERSVILLE — 2019 marked the 40th anniversary of Rogersville’s Heritage Day, so this year’s festival felt a little extra special. For Terry and Wanda Felster, however, this year’s Heritage Days celebration was special for a different reason.
ROGERSVILLE — As the Review reported in A New Visitor in Town: The next steps after discovering William Clark’s 1809 stay at Rogers Tavern, State Historian Dr. Carroll Van West has been conducting a comprehensive study of the Rogers Tavern’s history and structure, and he recently released hi…
CHURCH HILL — Ellie McLain, a Junior at Volunteer High School and a member of the Criminal Justice SkillsUSA Club and the Tennessee State Officer Team, had the privilege to attend the Washington Leadership Training Institute in Washington D.C. from September 21-25, 2019.
CHURCH HILL — On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, Abundant Life Fellowship church came alongside Loving Faith Assembly, Wash N Word Ministries, and several other area ministries and music groups to hold the first Jesus Free for All rally.
I was amazed when I found out that last week’s Heritage Days in Rogersville was the 40th annual event. I suppose that time really does fly. It doesn’t seem like that long ago that this annual event began.
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 November 3, 1936 — Six days after I was born on October 28 — Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to his second term as President of the United States of America and went on to be elected an unprecedented four times, dying in office just a few months into his fourth term.
NASHVILLE – Thousands of Tennesseans took part in the ninth annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct., 17, and the Tenn. Department of Commerce & Insurance reminds consumers that earthquake insurance can lower consumers’ financial burden in the event of a devastating quake.
ROGERSVILLE — Carrie Alice Smith Crawford, age 92 of Rogersville, passed away, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at her home. She was a member of Tunnell Hill Missionary Baptist Church.
ROGERSVILLE — The 40th annual Heritage Days celebration in historic downtown Rogersville attracted a large crowd from Hawkins and other Tennessee counties as well as multiple states, who enjoyed everything from great food, to live music, historic exhibits and displays, art and quilt shows, s…
CHURCH HILL – Volunteer High School’s Cosmetology Class brought home multiple awards from the 2019 Appalachian Fair, including First Place for the #1 Cosmetology Display Booth. Individual winners included:
ROGERSVILLE – On Oct. 4, 2019, Rogersville Middle School had a School Wide Positive Behavior Support (SWPBS) Warrior PRIDE celebration day to acknowledge students that embodied PRIDE ... P for Positive, R for Respectful, I for Involved, D for Determined, and E for Equal. Students that had pe…
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NASHVILLE — Governor Bill Lee has announced the launch of the Governor’s Civics Seal and mini-grant program to provide support and recognize schools and districts that prioritize teaching our nation’s history and civic values.
ROGERSVILLE — HolstonConnect, a subsidiary of Holston Electric Cooperative that aims to bring gigabit Internet to thousands of unserved residents in rural East Tennessee, has been awarded a $862,017 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for the Holston Electric Cooperative Rural Broadband project.
CHURCH HILL — After winning the district and the regional competitions, the Church Hill Senior Center’s Golden Nuggets will compete in the state-wide Senior Brain Games Competition.
The Fall Conference of FCE was held at Rothchild’s Conference Center on September 23, 2019. Two members from Hawkins County FCE attended. Shirley Watson and Janice Reeves both competed in the Dress Review event. Shirley won 1st Place in Casual Wear and a 1st in Cultural Arts. Janice won 2nd …
ROGERSVILLE — After 13 rounds of competition, Church Hill Middle School’s representative, Abby Fisher, won the 2019 Hawkins Co. Spelling Bee after correctly spelling ‘rehabilitation.’
SNEEDVILLE – It was a celebration and ribbon-cutting for a new employer in Hancock County that local, state, and federal officials agreed was much needed .. and very much appreciated.
SNEEDVILLE – Hancock County government is pleased to announce it has received a Funds for At Risk Youth Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s branch of CEASE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Inc. recently moved to a bigger and better facility. In light of October’s designation as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, they will host an open house on Oct. 17.
MOUNT CARMEL — The Mt. Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted at their recent meeting to accept the policies and procedures for a $250,000 HOME Grant from THDA (Tennessee Housing Development Agency) that is intended to restore damaged low-income homes in the community.
AMIS COMMUNITY — The annual Native American Indian Gathering took place on Sat., Oct. 5, 2019 at the historic Thomas Amis Historic Site near Rogersville. Pictured are Jake Jacobs (right), who owns the Revolutionary War-era property, and Stonewolf (left), who is a direct descendant of Chief D…
ROGERSVILLE — “That scent of cool mint or mango that sometimes comes from the student bathrooms or the back of the school bus — that is evidence of the growing, widespread use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students,” BOE Vice Chairman Debbie Shedden began as she addressed the boa…
ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins Co. students recently designed a series of logos as part of a contest to create the new face of Hawkins Co. Schools. The BOE has been working to narrow down the designs and has chosen two finalists.
KINGSPORT — On Friday, November 8, at Higher Ground Baptist Church, located at 1625 Lynn Garden Drive in Kingsport, multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the talent of the Gaither Vocal Band.
GREENEVILLE — On October 7, 2019, Leonard Wayne Mullinax, 49, of Gaffney, South Carolina, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge J. Ronnie Greer to serve 235 months in federal prison following convictions for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, launder money and posse…
ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County’s United Way kicked off the 2019/2020 campaign with a luncheon held at the Hawkins Co. Gas Utility building.
The following reports are on file at the Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s office. Readers are reminded that all individuals are presumed innocent of any charges unless they are found guilty in a court of law.
ROGERSVILLE – Rogersville’s Cherokee High School recently earned its second consecutive school-wide composite growth score of ‘five’ with the release of the 2018-2019 TNReady and TVAAS (Tennessee Value Added Assessment System) scores.