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Rogersville man arrested here; charged with being fugitive from justice in KY
ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville man, who was located at an Austin Mill Road residence on Dec. 10, was charged with being a fugitive from justice in Kentucky, according to the Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Office.
Passerby's actions helped to save burning lumber storage shed
ROGERSVILLE — A passerby is being credited with spotting and attempting to put out a fire in a storage shed at Henard Lumber Company on Big Springs Road. Deputy Eric Pease filed a report indicating that on Dec. 11, he and units of the Striggersville Fire Department, were dispatched to the Rogersvill
Jonesborough man facing multiple charges after three county-chase
SURGOINSVILLE — A Jonesborough man was charged with multiple offenses by a Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Deputy on Dec. 11 after a high-speed pursuit that began on Phipps Bend Road and continued through eastern Hawkins County, part of Sullivan County and ended in Jonesborough, in Washington County.
4.4 magnitude quake felt in Hawkins County in predawn hours Wednesday
ROGERSVILLE — A 4.4 magnitude earthquake and a 3.3 aftershock — the strongest to shake Tennessee in 45 years — awakened many Hawkins Countians in the predawn hours Wednesday.
Three fires at old Surgoinsville store appear to have been deliberately set
SURGOINSVILLE — The Hawkins Co. Sheriff’s Office is investigating three suspicious fires that were discovered Dec. 7 at the old Mauk’s Store building at the intersection of Main Street and Phipps Bend Road.
Hawkins, Sullivan counties first in NE Tennessee to become Work Ready Certified
ROGERSVILLE — The Board of Directors of the First Tennessee Development District is pleased to announce that Hawkins and Sullivan counties have become the first of Northeast Tennessee’s eight counties to achieve the distinction of being Work Ready Certified.
Tennessee Detective Caught Beating a Handcuffed Black Man Still Collecting Checks on Desk Duty
A white Hamilton County, Tennessee, detective caught on camera punching and kicking a black man in handcuffs is now on desk duty as police launch an investigation into the case.
Rogersville BMA gives final approval to water, sewer rate increases
ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, during a Tuesday evening, Dec. 11, meeting approved, on third and final reading, a resolution that amended the town’s water and sewer charges/rates.
Rogersville man taken into custody in Ala.; charged with child sex offenses in Hawkins County
ROGERSVILLE — A West Broadway Street man was arrested at the Chambers Co. Sheriff's Dept. in Fayette, Ala., by Hawkins County Sheriff's Deputies on warrants that charged him with two counts of rape of a child and one count of aggravated sexual battery.
Hawkins inmate's bond revoked after alleged theft attempt from bondsman
ROGERSVILLE — Freedom was interrupted for a Kingsport man being bonded out of the Hawkins County Jail Sunday evening after he was allegedly spotted rifling through some things in his bail bondman's car.
Rogersville laundry ministry needs your help
ROGERSVILLE — The Rogersville Laundry Ministry, which is operated by volunteers from area churches, is in need of more volunteers and laundry supplies to help disadvantaged residents get their laundry done.
InFive: Missing woman’s car found, Tennessee earthquake felt in Northern Virginia, and local dentist competing on ‘Jeopardy!’
Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia. Police searching for a missing Maryland woman found her car at Great Falls Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered in Tennessee rattled several southeastern states early Tuesday, with people in Woodbridge and Arlington reporting they felt it, accor
Hawkins man charged with two counts of child rape
A 33-year-old Hawkins County man, who allegedly molested two girls, ages 7 and 8, returned home to Rogersville on Wednesday to face two counts of child rape and aggravated sexual battery, according to authorities.
Jonesborough man arrested after chase
A Jonesborough man was arrested after a chase stretching across three counties. Curtis Dale McClain, 36, of Sherfey Road, Jonesborough, was arrested for domestic assault, aggravated domestic assault, theft of property over $2,500 but less than $10,000, felony evading by motor vehicle, failure to sto
Sheriff's Office treats 25 children to 'Christmas with a Cop'
ROGERSVILLE – About 30 officers, spouses and employees of the Hawkins Co. Sheriff's Office treated about 25 boys and girls to a Christmas shopping trip to Walmart and lunch on Saturday morning, Dec. 8, during their annual Christmas with a Cop event.
Mt. Carmel welcomes Christmas!
MOUNT CARMEL — With Winter Storm Diego knocking on Hawkins County's door and lurking just to the west, the Town of Mt. Carmel braved the overcast skies and cold wind last Saturday afternoon to come together to welcome Christmas with their annual holiday parade. These young ladies, members of Brownie
Kingsport man goes back to jail for possession after getting into scuffle with bonding agent
ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport man was charged on Dec. 9 with two counts of possessing Schedule III drugs after he became involved in an altercation with a bail bondsman who had just bonded him out of jail on an earlier charge.
Hope: Church in Hawkins County plans to rebuild after snow collapses roof
A community is staying strong after the winter storm destroyed their church in Hawkins County. Terry Harris opens the door to Vision Missionary Baptist Church in Church Hill but it doesnt look like it used to.
Tractor-trailer loaded with steel overturns on I-81 in Greene County
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. — A tractor-trailer loaded with steel overturned Tuesday morning on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 18 in Greene County. Authorities said one lane is expected to reopen soon, but the cleanup will take several hours and delays are likely. Northbound traffic is not impac
Horton named Artist of the Month
ROGERSVILLE — Diane Horton, who does acrylic painting, has been selected to represent the Local Artists Gallery as their Artist of the Month for November. She started working in water colors when she was 20 years old, but stopped when she and her husband started a family. They have two children. Whe