Hawkins County News

People snowed in on rural roads

Persistent snowy weather has made it difficult for many to get around. For some, it's been impossible to leave their homes.

quillen college of medicine

Hawkins commission votes to keep autopsies at ETSU

The Hawkins County Commission voted Monday night to continue conducting autopsies at the Quillen College of Medicine's Forensic Center.

Snow and rain collapse local homes and buildings

Another round of snow followed immediately by freezing rain Saturday proved too much for some buildings.

Man charged in road rage incident in Church Hill

According to Church HIll police, Stanley Hart began riding the back bumper of a car that tried to pass him on Highway 11-W. 

Students donate stuffed animals to Hawkins County Sheriff's Dept.

Kids from Joseph Rogers Primary School carry their bears in one-by-one adding to this huge stack of stuffed animals.

02-09-15_Cedeno, Alfonso Christopher

Man charged with child abuse in 2012 injury investigation

Almost three years after a six-month-old child was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, Church Hill police have charged a man with abuse.

02-03-15 Vickie Lynn Ringley

Cemetery owner charged with theft, money laundering, forgery

The owner of a Hawkins County cemetery has been charged with theft over $60,000.

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.

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