Hawkins County News

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 stolen car

A teenager is being charged after deputies say he stole a car then crashed it in Hawkins County.


New Facts: Second person arrested in November shooting

A second person has been arrested on Attempted First Degree Murder charges following a November shooting.

Judy Stanton

Judy Stanton

New Facts: Apartment burns, firefighters find marijuana plants

According to Church Hill Police Chief Mark Johnson, Judy Stanton had several marijuana plants on the back deck of her apartment.

NEW FACTS: Hawkins County apartment fire under investigation

We have an update to the apartment fire that's under investigation in Hawkins County.


Apartment fire in Hawkins County

Crews in Hawkins County are investigating an apartment fire.

Longer response times for EMS in Hawkins County

Response time for an EMS in Hawkins County is becoming an issue.

Radio 'dead space' could mean longer response times

Radio 'dead space' could cause you to wait longer for first responders. It's also dangerous for their safety.


Man arrested after passing out in drive-through

Church Hill police arrested a man on drug charges in the Pal's restaurant drive-thru last week.

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