The Hawkins County Commission honored Volunteer High School senior Tinsley Whalen Monday evening for both her academic and athletic achievements, including becoming the county's first ever Region 1 title winner in swimming.
Around 8:48 p.m. Friday, the Rogersville Police Department and Hawkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of a fight inside the Hale Springs Inn involving Theodore “Teddy” Markham, 62, and his son.
It's been about a decade since a massive renovation was completed at the 194-year-old Hale Springs Inn, and the inside of the old building is due for a bit of paint and polish.
PHOTO GALLERY: From Rocky Mount to Rogersville, it should come as no surprise that a region that boasts Tennessee's oldest settlements also hosts a wide variety of historical themed Christmas events.
“There’s a perception that it’s a very expensive, coat-and-tie type of restaurant, but it’s not. We’re relaxed. People come in jeans and T-shirts all the time.” — John Marion