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MANHUNT IN ROGERSVILLE: Four inmates escape Hawkins Co. Jail, two still at-large

ROGERSVILLE — A manhunt was still underway as of midafternoon Wednesday, May 23, in Rogersville for the remaining two of four Hawkins Co. Jail inmates who escaped earlier in the day.A spoksesperson for the Hawkins Co. Sheriff's Office said that two of the escapees — Brian Hall and Timothy Griffin —

ROGERSVILLE REVIEW - 2018-05-23 20:15:00

One of four inmates from Hawkins Jailbreak still at large

As of press time Aaron Lee Morelock, 34, 414 Grassy Creek road, Rogersville, was the last of the four escapees who remained at large.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-23 14:31:45

Four inmates sought in Hawkins jail break

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County authorities are searching for four inmates who escaped from the Hawkins County Jail Wednesday afternoon.Police said they found four jail issue jump suits in the woods behind the Hawkins County Justice Center in Rogersville.The Times-News will update this report as more i

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-23 14:31:45

Hawkins County deputies capture escaped inmates; 1 still on the run

Originally, four inmates escaped on Wednesday afternoon, but so far three of the inmates have already been captured.

WATE - 2018-05-24 03:00:00

Hawkins County man says he’ll plead guilty in drug case

Alex Scott Miller, 36, filed a plea agreement Monday in federal court in Greeneville indicating he’ll plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 5 grams of crystal meth.

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-05-23 15:13:00

THP investigating multiple vehicle crash on Interstate-81 near Fall Branch

We're told traffic in both directions of travel, north and south, are blocked and THP says it is diverting traffic in that area at exit 50 in Fall Branch.

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-23 18:05:34

692 Turtle Pointe Rd, Bean Station, TN 37708

Unbelievable views from this private 3 bed, 3 bath home on Cherokee Lake. Over 330 feet of shoreline on the main channel. Home features a wrap around deck, gazebo with electric and water, 18x24 TVA permit for dock, and a boat lift. 3 car detached garage. Contemporary style home with a finished basem

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-05-23 04:44:08

Holston Electric begins installing broadband in Hawkins

“Many members have already contacted us to express support for HolstonConnect,” Sandlin said. “In fact, most are interested in knowing when service will become available in their own neighborhood. As folks in the southern portions of Rogersville and Surgoinsville see crews out working, we ask for yo

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-23 10:57:56

Burned beans ignite arrest at Kingsport apartments

During an "argument about some plumbing work," a man hired for the job pointed a gun at a Rogersville homeowner and allegedly threatening to shoot him. The suspect was located in a subsequent traffic stop with a firearm in his possession. The weapon was loaded with two rounds, one engraved with "F"

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-22 19:15:00

223 Lauren Dr., Rogersville, TN 37857

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CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2018-05-23 04:42:20

Whitesburg resident sentenced to serve federal prison time for role in methamphetamine distribution case

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On May 22, 2018, Shannon Todd Coffey, 48, of Whitesburg, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable R. Leon Jordan, Senior U.S. District Court Judge, to serve 200 months in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine (meth) with the intent to distribute.

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2018-05-23 00:00:00

Woman accused of fleeing traffic stop at 90 mph with marijuana

The driver, identified as Alison Lea Sher, 30, of Asheville, N.C., later reportedly stated she was in a hurry to return to Washington, D.C., which according to her arrest report, is where she was born.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-22 14:32:23

Rt. 70N north of Rogersville reopens to one lane

ROGERSVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Transportation reported Monday that one lane is open on Rt. 70N north of Rogersville, which has been closed since last month due to rock slides and unstable rock slope.Rt. 70N had been closed to through traffic between the Pressmens Home road intersection an


Police looking for robbery suspect; may be armed

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - Johnson City Police are searching for a suspect of an alleged armed robbery outside of a local business.Washington County officials confirmed that an individual was robbed outside of Bradley's Machine and Welding around 7 pm last night.Officers spotted the suspect after the

WJHL.COM - 2018-05-22 06:08:45

Bill Lee holds Town Hall in Rogersville

Bill Lee, Williamson County businessman and cattle farmer, attempted to change that perception Tuesday with a Town Hall meeting at the Shepherd’s Center.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-22 22:15:00

Out-of-order resolution cutting Hawkins Commission fails to get to floor

An out-of-order resolution, which is a resolution that was submitted too late to be added to the County Commission's monthly agenda, must be approved unanimously by the full commission to be added to the agenda.

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-05-22 20:45:00

Threat of self-harm keeps child porn suspect in custody

A federal agent testified that Kirkland instructed her, “Don’t ask my family to bond me out.” In addition, Corker noted that Kirkland has a family history of suicide and that the suspect’s mother testified that she was concerned about her son’s mental health and the possibility of self-harm.


KPD: Person ejected from vehicle on I-75 south near Emory Road

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --The Knoxville Police Department says a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 75 has resulted in a driver being ejected.The collision happened at 11:12 p.m. near mile marker 112 at the Emory Road/Powell exit. Multiple agencies are on the scene, but the Tennessee Highway Patrol


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Man passed out in parking lot allegedly had half-ounce of meth in cup holder

When Rogersville Police Department Officers George Henry and Mark Cook responded to the complaint in the store parking lot, they reportedly found Curtis Paul Kinsler, 30, 2700 Panther Creek Road, slumped over in his 2012 Chevy Traverse.