St. Clair principal Mary Ann Davis teamed up with Bulls Gap Fire Department Station 2 to ride through the community of St. Clair with Santa again this year. As children heard the sirens, they would run out to meet Santa and Principal Davis. Santa
Hawkins County's army of elves have done their job for 2018, making Christmas a little brighter for a record number of children through the Of One Accord ministry's "Christmas for the Children" program.
As Ridgeview Baptist Church of Church Hill looks forward to celebrating its 25th anniversary in January, few people may know what a miracle that really is.
It took 74 years to get him home, but Pfc. Lewis E. Price who was listed as MIA since 1944 and was only recently identified using DNA of family members, arrived at Tri-Cities Airport Friday night. He will be buried in Rogersville next week.
Rep. Gary Hicks told the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board Thursday that land acquisition for the proposed Route 66 "Super Two Lane" upgrade could begin in a year, but that depends on the availability of funding.
Usually he would do about 10 trees, but earlier this year Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. He's experiencing some of the symptoms such as shaking hands, but that hasn't discouraged him from making this year's roadside Christmas Tree display his best ever.
Several regional health departments are offering flu vaccines at no charge during the “FightFluTN” vaccination event. Five locations in Sullivan and Hawkins counties will offer the free shots, and no appointments are needed.
Santa will be a busy man the next couple of weekends as he makes an appearance in every Hawkins County city when the Christmas parade season kicks off on Dec. 1. That’s not including Santa’s daylong tour of Mount Carmel atop a fire truck on Dec. 15.
"Actually the most emotional thing was when we arrived at the airports, and all the people were lined up in the terminal cheering us and shaking hands. I've never seen so many old men crying in one place. A lot of tears were being shed.”
Most people know Jake Jacobs as the proprietor of the Amis Mill Eatery near Rogersville. What may be less known is that 50 years ago Capt. Jacobs was an Air Force fighter pilot who served a year in Vietnam and earned not one, but two Distinguished Flying Crosses.
For nearly 20 years Bellamy Hardware has been a stop along the "pathway" for many of the nation’s top bluegrass performers, and thanks to a new Tennessee Tourism Commission program it my soon be on the pathway for lots of new visitors as well.
Lucky bargain hunters with good timing had an opportunity to take home vintage 1960s furnishings from the “12 mile Yard Sale” Saturday in Hawkins County that would have made the set designer on “Mad Men” green with envy.
“She kind of lurched forward (to jump) and I was able to grab her by the arm, and pretty much held her like that for like five minutes. She just went dead weight and was dangling off the side of the bridge. It seemed like it was hours, but it was maybe five minutes." — Garrett Nicholson
Operation Good Neighbor director Mickey Wilcox noted that the goal of the free dental program is to serve rural communities, which is why Surgoinsville and Hancock County were chosen earlier this year, and why Mooresburg will likely be chosen for the Oct. 12-13 event.
VHS principal Bobby Wines said that when there's a wildlife threat on campus the school goes into what is called “Alert Status”. This would indicate there is no immediate threat, but they take extra precautions with minimal interference to the regular function of the school day.