Hawkins County News

Hawkins County woman arrested for child neglect

Tiffany Lynn Doty was arrested for child neglect, but her son was found safe Wednesday.

EMS services in Hawkins County say longer contract needed

Two EMS services are working in Hawkins County and some people are trying to keep it that way, but already the effort is getting push-back.

Bulls Gap competitor going to Special Olympics Winter Games

In less than a year, Special Olympics athletes from around the country will be competing for the bronze, silver, and gold on Team USA. One of them is coming right out of Northeast Tennessee.

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Support and prayer rally for First Baptist Church

Members of the Church Hill community came together for a prayer and support rally.

Hawkins County man in jail on child abuse charges

A Hawkins County man is in jail Friday after an abuse investigation that started in January.

Son arrested in connection with elderly abuse

Joshua Allen Tipton has been arrested on felony neglect or abuse of an adult.

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Rogersville Independence Day event canceled this year

The Fourth of July won’t feel the same in Hawkins County. The popular Rogersville July Fourth celebration has been scrapped for this year, after more than a quarter century.

Escaped inmate caught in Hawkins County, second still loose

The search is on for one of two inmates who stole a police SUV to escape. The other was arrested shortly after midnight in Hawkins County.

Lunch deliveries going to more Hawkins County kids this summer

No school means no lunch, all too often, but a popular lunch program in Hawkins County will be expanding this summer.

Mundet label-printing plant being bought by Austrian company

A Hawkins County printing plant is being bought by a company in Austria. Mundet prints paper labels and employs 130 people.

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