Hawkins County News


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.


Rec park coming to Hawkins County

The town of Church Hill in Hawkins County, TN is getting $183-thousand for a new recreation park along the Holston River.


Man dies after ATV crash in Hawkins County

A Hawkins County man was killed after his four-wheeler crashed over the weekend.

2013 shooting plan causes increased security at Volunteer High School

Monday was the first day of school for some students in our area including Hawkins County and emotions were high among some students.

Hawkins County prayer walk brings comfort to families

Many kids in the Hawkins County School District start classes Monday, and Sunday afternoon families had the chance to participate in the 2nd Annual Hawkins County School Prayer Walk.

Church Hill woman who drove through church facing a new charge

A Church Hill woman accused of driving into a church and stabbing her husband is facing a new charge.

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Hawkins county pushing for homeowners to use reflective signs

While many homeowners have their own type of sign marking their house number, Hawkins County police say these reflective signs will help in many ways... and more importantly, help you.

Firefighters find marijuana growing operation

Hawkins County firefighters responded to a house fire and found themselves in the middle of a massive marijuana growing operation.


Pink flamingos flock to Hawkins County

Pink flamingos are descending on Hawkins County -- only these are the plastic kind.

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