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.

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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.

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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
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