Based on FBI crime statistics from the calendar years 2016 and 2017, earlier this week the New York based consumer review website “Security Baron” released a report ranking Church Hill as the safest city in Tennessee.
A Hawkins County man who filed a police report last week stating he'd been beaten up by four men who then stole his friends pickup later admitted he'd sold the truck for parts and lied about the theft and beating.
“I want to personally thank Cpl. Eric Pease for seeing this heartbreaking situation and making the call to get these animals saved. He is the true hero here, but are so many others that need our help.” — Sandy Behnke
Folks who are too young to have lived through the Cold War don't realize that during that time nearly everyone on the planet lived every day of their lives realizing that today could be the day that the world ends in a nuclear Armageddon.
From the perspective of an average citizen like myself, it appears that nobody in a position of authority at the federal level is paying attention to the billion dollar industry of telephone scams.
Christmas at the Mansion will feature a live Nativity scene presented by LampLight Theatre; local church choirs will sing Christmas carols from the newly restored front porch; and there will be a lighting of the Christmas tree at the conclusion of the event.
On Thursday the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office will host a $7 chili luncheon fundraiser at the Hawkins County Rescue Squad, 955 E McKinney Ave., Rogersville, to benefit the department’s annual “Christmas with a Cop” program.
Hawkins County sent 12 athletes to the Tennessee Special Olympics State Bowling Compeition last week who returned with multiple gold medals and top finishes in the highly competitive event.
The future of reliable long term ambulance services in Hawkins County boils down to increased county funding, according to a committee formed earlier this year to advise the County Commission on EMS service.
PHOTO GALLERY: The Bloomingdale Raider varsity squad (ages 11-12) defeated the Sullivan Central Cougars Saturday at Sullivan North to cap an undefeated season and win the Sullivan County Youth Football League championship.