Former Church Hill Middle School football coaches William Christian and Charles Wells each offered emotional thanks to the Hawkins County Board and Education, and their community last Thursday (2-7-19) as approval was given to name the CHMS practice football field in their honor.
The "Lonely Hearts" promotion lasts all of February, offering a $45 adoption discount to anyone who takes home one of the shelter's six dogs that have been there the longest.
A Hawkins County man accused of trafficking large quantities of meth, cocaine and heroin in Rogersville two years ago was named in an 11-count Hawkins County grand jury indictment earlier this month that includes five Class A felonies.
Chancellor Doug Jenkins ruled last week that Rogersville will not be required to pay the Hawkins County Election Commission’s $23,094 in legal fees for defending a lawsuit filed last year by the city and then filing a countersuit.
Rape of a child is a Class A felony punishable by 15-25 years if convicted. As of Monday, Zachary Gulley was being held in the Hawkins County Jail on $100,000 bond with an arraignment date in Criminal Court of April 26.
“We had to remove the unstable material and install a rock buttress using graded solid rock. The excavation proved to not be as substantial as originally thought. This allowed the area to be excavated in a much shorter timeframe.” — Mark Nagi
"It's easy for an elderly person to become disoriented in a fire situation with all the smoke, and with this fire there was heavy, heavy smoke damage." — RFD Chief David Jackson
The first step toward bringing the Rogersville Water Department back into state compliance regarding its levels of disinfectant byproduct will be a study of the water system that will cost at least $49,725.
Staff from CVES and HES, as well as Special Education Supervisor Angela Jackson and her staff, were recognized by the Hawkins County Board of Education.
"Usually by the end of the year we will have identified about 65 of our students in Hawkins County as homeless. This helps faculty to understand how to identify them, what barriers they may have, and what we can do as a district ... to help alleviate some of those issues." — Dr. Michelle Harless