Hawkins County News

National Adoption Day comes early for two families

Saturday is National Adoption Day, but some families celebrated a few days early.

Retired veteran receives replacement medals

Retired Army Private George Dean's war medals were stolen in 1954, and he thought he'd never get those medals back. At a Veterans Day program, he received replacements for those medals.

TWRA uses opening day of muzzleloader season to aid deer study

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency officers and biologists gather vital statistics on the Volunteer State's deer population as hunters bring game to check stations.


Hawkins County School Board considering random drug testing for students

Hawkins County students who participate in extracurricular activities may have to pass an extra test, but this test doesn't require studying.

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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.


Suspect named in Hawkins County murder investigation

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


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.


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.

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