Hawkins County News

GPS benefitting Hawkins County EMS

The new GPS system in Hawkins County EMS services is getting underway.  

A look at Mt. Carmel's new senior center

Mt. Carmel has a new senior center. It's open, but the city admits it still needs to make improvements and buy more furniture.

Prayer vigil held for Hayleigh Wilson's safe return

The Surgoinsville community held a prayer vigil Saturday to support Hayleigh Wilson's family.

Man arrested for killing mother, wounding daughter

A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder for shooting a Hawkins County woman in the face, killing her. The victim’s daughter was also shot that night, last October in Rogersville.

Undercover investigation leads to drug arrest

A Church Hill woman is under arrest after she was allegedly caught selling drugs to undercover police officers.

Last stand for Lifeguard in Hawkins County

A contentious debate over which EMS services are can operate in Hawkins County continues Monday.

Hawkins County murder investigation lacks suspects

A Hawkins County murder investigation more than a month old has not yielded any suspects.

Nurse practitioner charged with pill mill crimes

A nurse who operated a medical practice in Hawkins County is under arrest and charged in connection with unlawful drug distribution.

Bothered by neighbors’ loud noise, then beaten

A Rogersville couple is under arrest – not for making too much noise, but for allegedly beating up and stabbing the neighbor who complained.

Rogersville man facing 100+ child porn charges

A Rogersville man is facing more than 100 charges after he was arrested for engaging in child pornography through the internet and U.S. Postal Service.

Hawkins County, Tennessee

County courthouse in Rogersville, Tenn. Photo by Brian Stansberry.
General Information
Size: 500 square miles
Population: 56,833 (2011)
County seat: Rogersville
Other cities and towns: Bulls Gap, Church Hill, Kingsport (partial), Mt. Carmel, Surgoinsville
More information: hawkinscountytn.gov