A rescuer who responded to the scene told the Times-News that a tractor-trailer hauling a full load of wood chips to the Domtar plant in Kingsport was eastbound on 11-W when the victim pulled out into the truck's path.
This year's Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office Christmas with a Cop shopping spree is Dec. 9 at the Rogersville Walmart. Saturday’s motorcycle ride, chili cook-off and silent auction fundraiser set for Saturday at the Rogersville City Park will determine who many kids get to participate.
As part of his plea agreement Lucus Michael Peterson must serve 100 percent of his sentence behind bars, and he was also fined $450.
“Technically the “12 Mile Yard Sale” in the rural Clinch Valley community of Hawkins County wasn’t supposed to start until around 8 a.m. But, event organizer and veteran junk seller Lee Hoellman said there were people out looking for bargains before sunrise.
Dozens of Native Americans, some of whom are direct descendants of Chief Dragging Canoe, converged on the Historic Amis Mill Settlement near Rogersville Saturday for the first of two days of music, dancing, storytelling and crafts.
The projects include new bleachers at Surgoinsville Elementary, two sections of roof at Bulls Gap, and one section of roof at Church Hill Middle.
"When you have six 'outstandings' the overall grade is definitely outstanding. We definitely want to applaud their efforts and celebrate their success.” — Steve Starnes, Director of Schools
Today Amis Mills is owned by a direct descendant of Capt. Thomas Amis, but this coming weekend the direct descendants of Chief Dragging Canoe return to reclaim their land - at least for two days as they celebrate the second annual American Indian Gathering.
A Hamblen County man who allegedly stole a truck, trailer and mowers valued at more than $37,950 from a Rogersville business the morning of Sept. 23 was located two days later thanks to GPS on the truck.
A trophy was awarded to each team that placed in the three overall male and female categories. Cherokees female team placed 2nd overall, which consisted of cadets Jessica Rawlings, Josie Roten, and Jewel Macgregor.
A narcotics detective told the Times-News that he has heard of people cooking down wasp and hornet spray to extract a controlled substance, but he never heard of a person spraying it in their mouth to get high.
It will be held in conjunction with the Cruise-In on Friday evening, Oct. 13. Starting at 3 p.m. in the Hale Springs Inn Courtyard, teams will gather to cook and create their best chili recipe.
Hawkins County humane society manager Sandy Behnke and her staff spent hours Wednesday hunting for a "Ghost", but moments before she was about to give up the search, Ghost found her.
Set in Cherokee, N.C., the series highlights local and Cherokee legends, including the Nunnehi Immortals, the Spirit Warriors, the Phoenix, and the Raven Mockers.
Annual celebration honors youth members for their community service throughout the area.