Hawkins County News

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Hawkins County man could get life for murder conviction

A Kingsport man could spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of murdering his brother-in-law.


Suspect named in Hawkins County murder investigation

There's now a suspect in a weekend murder investigation out of Hawkins County.


Police investigating shooting death of woman in Rogersville

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the shooting death of a 62 year old woman.


Man leads police on chase in stolen red Corvette

A Church Hill man is looking at several charges after police say he stole a Chevrolet Corvette.

Hawkins County Thanksgiving Meals

Rogersville group asks for donations for free Thanksgiving dinner

Each year, a local non-profit group called People Loving People helps provide a Thanksgiving meal to those in need.

Police looking for second robbery suspect

A Church Hill, Tennessee man is charged in connection with an investigation into a home invasion. Police are still looking for the second suspect.


Elder abuse a growing problem in the area

An elderly woman with dementia in Hawkins County may be the victim of neglect, and we learned cases like this alleged abuse are part of a growing problem.

Hawkins County firefighter honored in national service

The 33rd Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will honor a Hawkins County firefighter who died in the line of duty.

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, 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