Hawkins County News

09-29-14 Melissa Williams

Teacher charged with coming to school drunk, possessing drugs

A teacher is out on bond after police say she was arrested for coming to school drunk with prescription drugs.


Child hit by car now in critical condition

Police are investigating after a six-year-old girl was run over by a disabled vehicle.

Hawkins County man charged for assaulting his 89-year-old mother

A Hawkins County man is accused of locking his 89-year-old mother out of her home after assaulting her.

Ambulance driver won't face charges

No charges will be placed against an ambulance driver involved in a Hawkins County wreck that killed a woman in July of last year.

Judge changes trial date for couple charged in 5-year-old's death

A Hawkins County couple charged in the death of a five-year-old girl were in court on Friday. It was a relatively quick proceeding with the judge changing the trail date.

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Former sheriff's office employee charged with statutory rape

A former Hawkins County court security officer has been charged with statutory rape.

Hawkins County adds regulations for ambulance services

Hawkins County commissioners held a meeting today to improve life-saving measures.

Rogersville Middle School has lockdown after bomb threat

Rogersville Middle School was put on lock down on Thursday after a bomb threat. We're told no one was hurt.


Two charged with neglect after child found in unsanitary conditions

Two people are behind bars and a baby is in state care Monday.

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Deadly crash in Hawkins county results in lawsuit

A deadly collision on a highway in Hawkins County has now become the subject of a lawsuit.

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