Hawkins County News

Rogersville 11-year-old makes it her mission to help others

Getting everything you need to go back to school is expensive, and for some families and kids, it seems nearly impossible to afford. Now in Hawkins County, there's a girl making it her mission to help other kids.

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JT Brooks improving in Atlanta, golf tournament coming up to help family

While JT is at a rehabilitation hospital in Atlanta, the community here has organized a golf tournament to benefit his family.

Hawkins County working to eliminate need for tax-increase

Hawkins County leaders are trying to avoid raising taxes this year, but if things don't improve, it could be necessary in a year or two.

Hawkins Co. man arrested after dogs found abandoned at home

A Hawkins County man is charged with cruelty to animals after police say he abandoned three dogs at his home.

Court date delayed for Gary Simpson

A court date has been delayed for a man accused of kidnapping his 9-year-old niece, prompting a nine day Amber Alert. Gary Simpson is charged with especially aggravated kidnapping and custodial interference.

Reserve officers returning to Mount Carmel PD

A police department in our area is taking steps to improve the safety of police on patrol. Mount Carmel Police Department leaders said with recent events across the country, police safety is vital. The city is re-activating a police reserve.

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Paramedics thanked for "special delivery"

First responders never know where their day will take them. They might be saving someone's life, or in this case, welcoming someone into the world.

Hawkins County man arrested on attempted murder charges

Police said Roger Miller shot a man who was holding a child on Monday.

Police reveal man charged with attempted murder in Hawkins shooting

Authorities reveal that attempted murder and other charges have been filed against a Mooresburg man.

Arrest made following shooting in Hawkins County

According to police, the incident happened around 9 p.m. on Carpenter Farm Drive in the Mooresburg community.

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
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