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.

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Suspect named in Hawkins County murder investigation

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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, 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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