Hawkins County News


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.


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.

09-29-14 Melissa Williams

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.


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 man charged for assaulting his 89-year-old mother

A Hawkins County man is accused of locking his 89-year-old mother out of her home after assaulting her.

Ambulance driver won't face charges

No charges will be placed against an ambulance driver involved in a Hawkins County wreck that killed a woman in July of last year.

Judge changes trial date for couple charged in 5-year-old's death

A Hawkins County couple charged in the death of a five-year-old girl were in court on Friday. It was a relatively quick proceeding with the judge changing the trail date.

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