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.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly knocked a woman unconscious Tuesday, and then ordered a police officer to shoot him during a roadside altercation near Rogersville was charged with aggravated assault.
During an Oct. 24 search deputies reportedly discovered 19 marijuana plants along with several items known to be used “in the enhanced indoor growing process”.
Planning has begun for the 16th annual People Loving People Thanksgiving Dinner in Rogersville, and as usual organizers are calling out for volunteers and donations.