ROGERSVILLE — Michael Alan Milam, 66, of Rogersville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at his home.
On Wednesday, the Hawkins Co. Commission’s budget committee finished its two-day budget hearing process after hearing requests from the Sheriff’s Department, Hawkins EMS, Hawkins Library System and the Juvenile Judge.
BULLS GAP — A man who allegedly fired a shot at Sheriff’s Deputies from Hawkins and Greene counties after he was found in a tree on Sunday evening was injured when authorities returned fire.
ROGERSVILLE — Saying goodbye to what has been, for most of them, the only school they have known since kindergarten, was a mixed bag of emotions last Friday, as Rogersville City School’s Eighth Grade Seniors said goodbye to the campus and teachers there for the last time as students.
KINGSPORT — Three persons were arrested May 18, 2020, on a laundry list of charges ranging from drugs, weapons, traffic offenses and others after a routine traffic stop for a broken tail light and an unreadable, registration year sticker on the vehicle’s tag.
ROGERSVILLE — Teresa Lynn Leffel, age 64, of Rogersville, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at Ballad Health’s Hawkins County Memorial Hospital after enduring Multiple Sclerosis for 20 years.
2020 will be an unforgettable, history-making year. Although it will be remembered for the pandemic, I am confident that not all memories of 2020 will be tragic.
Dear Readers ... How are ya’ll? These are such trying times. We are all trying to cope with such a pandemic as has never been seen in the history of man. It is enough to break your heart. The coronavirus has created another pandemic that I personally feel. In fact, I cry for the victims, and…
SNEEDVILLE — When Hancock County Schools closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many opportunities to celebrate local students were lost. Several groups of students had worked very hard to reach academic milestones and deserved to be recognized. The school district asked Hancock Count…
SNEEDVILLE — In accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated, 53-11-201, 53-11-45, 40-33-201, and the Tennessee Drug Control Act of 1989, the Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Office will offer for sale on www.govdeals.com, the following vehicle which was forfeited to the HCSO:
As shocking as it was to watch President Trump instructing experts to “look into” the possibility of treating COVID-19 with internal disinfectant and/or UV light, it was only the latest example of his dangerous combination of ignorance and arrogance.
TREADWAY — Since its founding in 1980, Treadway Volunteer Fire Department has been recognized by the IRS as a Section 501©(4) not- for-profit, tax-exempt organization.
The Hawkins Co. Budget Committee met on May 12 and 13 for two full days of budget hearings during which numerous county departments presented their budgets.
ROGERSVILLE — Billy Gene Duncan, age 80, of Rogersville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 5:20 a.m., at Park West Heart Center, Knoxville, with all his loving family by his side.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – To replenish blood supplies that have been affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Marsh Regional Blood Center announced on Wednesday that it has resumed its community-wide blood drives.
ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins Co. Election Commission will meet in a special-called meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 2020, at 1 p.m., for an election workers workshop, to discuss COVID-19 protocols for early voting and election day, and to lock absentee ballot boxes.
The former Rogersville Police Officer who wrecked his motorcycle while driving under the influence had his DUI and several other charged dismissed Monday due to a technicality.
Hancock County made national news on May 17 after holding steady for a little over a week as the last county in Tennessee without any COVID-19 cases.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
SURGOINSVILLE — A female passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a display of registration violation ended up facing more charges than the driver after she falsely identified herself to a Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy.
CHURCH HILL —Rolling through a stop sign at C.E. Brooks, Jr. Way onto Lewis Lane resulted in a traffic stop, and multiple charges for a Kingsport resident.
CHURCH HILL — A 47-year old Church Hill man was arrested shortly after midnight on Sunday, May 17, 2020, on a number of drug-related and other charges.
Hawkins County’s town square Memorial Day service will give citizens a chance to honor the country’s fallen soldiers while also practicing social distancing.
SNEEDVILLE — The public is hereby notified that the Hancock Co. Sheriff’s Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in accordance with the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, and Ballad Health, one of America’s leading rural and non-urban integrated health delivery systems, today announced a new program to invest in domestic and other innovative manufacturers to ensure a …
JOHNSON CITY, TENN - Niswonger Children’s Hospital and East Tennessee State University announced on May 15 the successful recruitment of two distinguished pediatric surgeons to the region. This marks the first time the region will benefit from as many as three pediatric surgeons, providing t…
ROGERSVILLE — A traffic stop by a Tennessee State Highway Patrol officer Monday afternoon resulted in the recovery of a stolen vehicle, and the arrest of two Hawkins County teenagers on multiple charges, including the burglary of a Bulls Gap church.
MOORESBURG — A woman who called 911 Dispatch and asked for a helicopter later told authorities who responded that country music star Blake Shelton was “trying to kill her”, that there was a “man in the woods with a knife”, that she and country star Eric Church were “dating”, and that country…
Hawkins Countians will have a chance to enjoy a night on the town this Friday evening, as the first of six scheduled cruise-ins for 2020 will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
83-year old pilot James Hansford Summers was killed on Friday afternoon when his single engine Ercoupe plane clipped some trees on its decent towards Hawkins Co. Airport runway.
Mt. Carmel Mayor Chris Jones was transported to Holston Valley Hospital after police found him in the breezeway of his motel room with a laceration to the neck.
KYLES FORD — Thurman Vincent Kinsler, Jr., age 83, of Kyles Ford, TN, passed away at Johnson City Medical Center on May 13, 2020, with his family by his side.