SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County judge has awarded a Surgoinsville business owner the town’s first on-premises beer permit. Amanda Wolfe, who owns Rack ‘Em Up pool hall, received the permit on March 17. She applied for it in September 2020. Wolfe said she decided to seek the...
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) on Saturday charged a man with domestic assault and evading arrest after police found an injured woman at a home on a road off of Stanley Valley Road. According to a police report, a deputy responded to the scene just after midnight early Saturday […]
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Reports of a burglary early Monday morning led to a Hawkins County deputy arresting a suspect on multiple charges, including aggravated assault on an officer. A narrative penned by the responding deputy detailed the incident that occurred on the 500 block of Pumpkin Valley Road at 12:51 a.m. When the […]
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WCYB) — Sunday marked 11 months since Summer Wells was reported missing from her home in Hawkins County. She was 5 years old when she was first reported missing on June 15, 2021. Law enforcement has searched the area multiple times, but there has been no sign of her.
ELIZABETHTON — Election years are always a busy time for Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, but he took some time out on Tuesday to travel nearly to the end of the state to present a brand new award to Unaka High School and two other schools in Hawkins County.
A report from the Hawkins County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office said a corporal had to use defensive tactics after a burglary suspect tried to run from arrest several times. The review said the officer deployed a taser and sprayed Billy Joe Burton, 39, of Sneedville, but the suspect refused to surrender quietly and even tried to grab the officer’s service weapon.
While being arrested by a deputy with the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office, a local man caused the deputy to fear for his life when the suspect attempted to take his service weapon, according to an HCSO report. Deputy Dustin Winter responded to a burglary in process on Monday. Upon...
Hawkins County, Tennessee investigators are searching for possible suspects who took several items used for students at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology campus in Surgoinsville. An offense report said the burglary occurred either late Thursday or early Friday in the 300 block of Phipps Bend Road. The review said...
The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred last week at the Phipps Bend campus of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in which a tools valued at $1,700 were stolen. TCAT instructor Woody Hechmer told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that between 9:30 p.m. on May 12 and 8:30 a.m. on May 13 someone broke inot an out-building and took several items including: Two welding vices...
Johnson City Press
MOUNT CARMEL — A Mount Carmel resident spends his free time caring for a garden that he planted for his late wife. Rick Gabriel has enjoyed gardening since he was a teenager. Still, he never planned to plant a garden until he married his wife, Angela. “This garden was...
The U.S. reported over 562,000 new cases of coronavirus over the seven days ending May 15, bringing the total count to more than 81.4 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 991,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a steady rate. In […]