ROGERSVILLE — Mary Wright celebrated birthday #102 on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at home with her family. She is the mother of Mae Drinnon, Scottie Brooks, Sherman Wright, Goldie Drinnon, Shirley Lawson, Mike Wright, and the late Ray Wright. She has 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, an…

SNEEDVILLE — A view in downtown Sneedville in 1917 as a group of Hancock County’s young men were leaving for World War One. How about it, readers? Do you have photos of people, places and events of years gone by that you would like to share? Contact us!

SNEEDVILLE — This undated photo shows a group of ladies (and one child) gathered outside an early Sneedville Post Office. Note the caps ... could they have been nurses? Missionaries? Can anyone help identify them? If you have photos of people, places and events of years gone by in Hancock Co…

SNEEDVILLE — An undated view of Sneedville Motor Company, a local Ford dealership, located about where a pharmacy is today. If you have photos of Hancock County’s people, places or events from years gone by, contact us! We’d love to share those with our readers.

CUMBERLAND GAP — We all enjoy the thrill of seeing large wild animals such as a deer or bear, but imagine the adrenaline buzz if you could have seen some of the extinct animals that fossil records indicate once roamed our area not so long ago.

ROGERSVILLE — To help keep parishioners safe during the COVID-19 crisis, Rogersville First Baptist Church has been televising its Sunday services on Holston Connect TV (channel 17) and Spectrum (channel 198).

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…

(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.

CHURCH HILL — Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” will be presented Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m., at Volunteer High School in Church Hill. Advance reserved seat tickets can be purchased through Friday, March 13, during the …

The 2020 edition of DISCOVER HANCOCK COUNTY magazine is available at The Rogersville Review office and from our advertising sponsors in both Hancock and Hawkins counties! Be sure to pick up your free copy before they’re all gone!

The search continues at Rogersville City School for a new Director of Schools/Superintendent to replace Rebecca Isaacs, who will retire at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. She is completing her ninth year in the position.

ROGERSVILLE — International Bluegrass Hall of Fame member Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver will be among the featured entertainers at the 2020 Fourth of July Festival at Rogersville’s City Park. Lawson, who grew up in Sneedville, has family in both Hancock, Hawkins and Sullivan counties. His 8 p…

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County 4-H recently held a Photo Contest within the various 4-H clubs of Hawkins County. Those who participated were: Bella Smith (CHES), Aiden Worley (SES), Shelby Helton (RCS), Lacy Collier (CHS), Chadd Carpenter (Homeschool), Makayla Barley (CHIS), Carrie Ruth Lawson…

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.

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…

PANTHER CREEK/KYLES FORD — “A Celebration of Christmas” was performed by the Fire-Pups recently at Panther Creek Vol. Fire Department. The young people did a fine job on their Christmas play and provided some very funny and heartwarming entertainment. A selection of soups and desserts were e…

The weekend of December 6-8, 2019, was filled with every imaginable type of holiday activity, with all of the routine “day to day” stuff tossed in, and much of it is captured in dozens upon dozens of photos in the Review’s annual “A Winter Weekend in the Life of Hawkins County” available lat…

SURGOINSVILLE — Here are some snapshots of Surgoinsville’s Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 14, made by Review contributor Rita Dykes.

SNEEDVILLE — Sneedville rang in the Christmas season in Hancock County on Dec. 7, 2019, with its annual parade, and here are more snapshots for readers to enjoy (continued from last week)! MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of you from all of us at The Hancock Co. Eagle. From our staff to you and your f…

SNEEDVILLE — Tis the season, and Sneedville rang in the Christmas season in Hancock County on Dec. 7, 2019, with its annual parade. Here are some snapshots with more to come in next week’s Eagle!

CHURCH HILL — Hundreds of folks turned out Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, under beautiful, clear skies, for Church Hill’s annual Christmas parade. For more photos of local parades and other events that happened in the county last weekend, be sure to pick up a FREE copy of the Review’s annual “A Win…

CHURCH HILL / ROGERSVILLE — Jolly old St. Nick was the person of the day at Christmas parades in Church Hill and Rogersville on Saturday, with this photo being made at the Church Hill event. More photos can be found inside the Review, on our website, and also in our annual “A Winter Weekend …

ROGERSVILLE — Bring your children out to Hawkins Elementary School this Saturday, Dec. 14, from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., for Breakfast With the Grinch® and Friends — Elsa®, Jessie®, Buzz Lightyear® and other popular cartoon characters.

MOUNT CARMEL — Students at Mount Carmel Elementary “Put First Things First” recently and donated 902 food items in honor of Matt Hixson, Director of Hawkins County Schools. November is the month to honor the Director of Schools and the A-Team asked students to bring in food items to help oth…

ROGERSVILLE — The 25th annual “Scouting for Food” food drive was held last weekend as tens of thousands of Cub scouts and Boy scouts canvased their communities the second Saturday of November putting grocery plastic bags on doors and mailboxes in hopes they will return the following Saturday…

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County and Kingsport Native Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne recently released her first novel, “Holding on to Nothing” in October of this year. On Nov. 8, Shelburne visited Rogersville’s H.B. Stamps Library to read, discuss and sign copies of her new work.

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