Hawkins County News

Hawkins County drug recovery court now certified

There is now a certified drug recovery court in Hawkins County.

Hawkins County considers autopsy options

Eight northeast Tennessee counties have operated under an agreement with the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine to perform autopsies since 2004.

01-14-15 Rebecca Lynn Marsh

Woman charged with biting step-daughter

Church Hill Police arrested a woman after she was accused of biting her 13-year-old step-daughter.

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Man charged with sexually assaulting child while she slept

A Kingsport man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Hawkins County.

Blood drive to benefit children fighting cancer

A local organization invites the community to give blood during a drive supporting a Rogersville child who is now fighting cancer.

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Archie Ramsey (L) and Jessica Ramsey

Parents charged after children found in 'deplorable' conditions

A Hawkins County couple is accused of leaving their three young children alone in a motel room and in extremely unsanitary conditions.

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Police: Man tampered with meter to get free water

Church Hill deputies arrested a man who was suspected of stealing water by tampering with a meter.

Hawkins County man charged with attempted murder

A Hawkins County man is facing two counts of attempted first degree murder following an incident with his neighbors.


DNA from cigarette leads to arrest in 2012 arson

DNA evidence from a cigarette has landed a man from Bulls Gap in jail in a 2012 arson investigation.

Stephanie Hamman

Charges dropped against Hawkins County woman

Charges have been dropped against a woman accused of stabbing her husband in a church in Hawkins County.

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