UETHDA Head Start taking Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year
The Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency is now accepting applications for their
Head Start program. Head Start is a unique comprehensive early childhood education program
offered in Northeast Tennessee. Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children. ages 3-5 through agencies in their local community.
Head Start services include school readiness, health and nutrition, and family well-being.
Children receive a quality education and care from passionate staff as well as healthy meals.
The program promotes language, literacy, math and science skills along with cognitive, social
and emotional development. Enrollment is available for children with disabilities. Head Start
families also have access to other agency programs such as adult education, job training, case
management, and energy assistance.
To apply or learn more contact your local Family Engagement Specialist at: 423-272-7989
LOW-COST RABIES VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE IN HANCOCK COUNTY
SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. – The Hancock County Health Department is partnering with Dr. David Hammett to offer low-cost rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats in April and May. The cost of the vaccination is $14 for each dog and cat. Tennessee law requires rabies vaccination for dogs and cats. For more information on dates, times and locations, click here
Thursday, April 25
Job Fair at Church Hill Intermediate School
Job Fair at Church Hill Intermediate School, 301 Park Avenue, Church HiIl, TN from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm. District-Wide Employment Opportunities PreK-12 Teachers (All Subjects), Instructional Assistants, Bus Drlvers, Food Service Workers, Custodians, Substitute Teachers, Technology, Maintenance and more. HCS District principals, supervisors, teachers and HR will be onsite to meet you and answer questions. Bring your resume and Join us for this great networking opportunity.
Reversing Diabetes Seminar at Lighthouse Community Center
712 Caney Creek Road, Rogersville on Thursdays starting April 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Hosted by Lighthouse Community Center volunteers & featuring Stephen Wickham, MPA, RN This program won the 2015 Merit Award From the Tennessee Rural Health Association. To pre-register or for more information call 423-272-7982 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Classes are designed for individuals diagnosed with diabetes, are pre-diabetic, or are at high risk for diabetes; such as being overweight, history of gestational diabetes, have high blood pressure, or a family history of diabetes.
Thursday - Sunday, April 25 - 28
Battle 0f The Brands
Attention All Tractor, Engine & Lawn & Garden Tractor Exhibitors! Bring your equipment to see which brand will win. Be sure to register so your brand will be counted!
April25-28, 2019 Appalachian Fairgrounds 100 Lakeview Street Gray. TN 37615 For more information, click here
Saturday, April 27
2nd Annual Business and Professional Women's Luncheon
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Business and Professional Women's Luncheon Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at The Price Public Community Center $15 donation. Featured Speaker Etta Ryan Clark Competence + Confidence = Success
Developing Your Own Formula to Succeed For more information, call 423-272-7354
18th Annual Cherokee Lake Power CleanUp from 9:00 am to noon
18th Annual Cherokee Lake Power CleanUp Volunteer to get your 2019 Lake CleanUp Shirt Meet at the Quarryville Boat Ramp located just east of Cherokee Boat Dock on Hwy 11W. on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 am to noon. Participants will be provided gloves, trash bags, and a 2019 Shirt. Please preregister attendees with shirt sizes by emailing email@example.com.
Sunday, April 28
Hawkins County Rescue Squad Pic Fundraiser
Hawkins County Rescue Squad Pic Fundraiser April 28 from 11:00 am till 5:00 pm
Pictures being done at the Rescue Squad Building on McKinney across from Rogersville Middle School. Call 270-866-5078 for appointment. Walks Ins welcome.
Tuesday, April 30
Sherriff's Department Sub-Committee Meeting
Sherriff's Department Sub-Committee Meeting April 30, 2019 at 3:00 the Meeting Room - Adm. Bldg.
Wednesday, May 1
Personnel Committee Meeting
Personnel Committee Meeting May 1, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room - Adm. Bldg.
Saturday, May 4
Get Your Garden Growing
Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9am-2pm, Rain or Shine. Join us for a day full of workshops with many different one hour sessions including raising chickens, companion. pIanting, rain barrel construction, raised bed building, worm composting, agricultural hemp, container gardening, sprouts and microgreens, cover crop and regenerative agriculture, Lots of activities for kids.
Attention Teachers! The Middle 'NoIichucky Watershed Alliance is covering every teacher's admission and lunch. In addition to granting every teacher a free rain barrel kit! During registration just tell us what school and how-you would use the barrel.
Pre-order a raised bed garden kit or a rain barrel from our website store today to pick up during the event.
Registration for adults starting at $15 and children 5-13 only $5. Register now-at ruralresources.net/events
2870 Holly Creek Rd., Greeneville, TN 37745 (423) 636-8171
Sunday, May 5
The Ridin' High Therapeutic Horse Program is having their 2nd Fun Dog Show on Sunday, May 5 at the Ridin' High facility at 5722 Long Creek Road, Morristown. Registration begins at noon, show starts at 1 :00. Classes for purebred variety groups, mixed breeds, obedience, tricks, ugliest dog, owner look alike, lap dog, costume and best Tennessee Vols spirit, plus others. Entry fees: $10 for first entry and $5.00 for each additional entry of same dog/handler combination. All dogs will be on leashes and should have their yearly shots. Proceeds benefit the Ridin' High Therapeutic Horse Program in their 26th year of service to challenged children and adults. Lunch will be served. Rain or shine (it will be inside the large barn arena). For questions,see www.ridinhigh.org or call 423.585.0331. Watch for updates on the Ridin' High Facebook page.
Wednesday, May 8
Christian-Sells Funeral Home Free Movie Day
Christian-Sells Funeral Home invites everyone to Cinema 4 in Rogersville, for a FREE movie showing on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The movie for May will be "Wonder" starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, and Julia Roberts. The movie will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. All ages are invited and welcome to come!
Saturday, May 11
The 2019 Relay For Life of Hawkins County
The 2019 Relay For Life of Hawkins County is scheduled for Saturday, May 11th at Rogersville City Park starting at 2 p.m. with entertainment, activities, and fun for all ages in a community festival atmosphere. The event is free with area teams and organizations hosting fundraisers throughout the event for the American Cancer Society.
To join the Relay For Life of Hawkins County as a volunteer, team captain, or participant, or for more information about the program, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.relayforlife.org/hawkinstn. Jessica Poff, Community Development Manager, may also be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Luminaria Ceremony planned for Relay For Life of Hawkins County Event on May 11th
Rogersville, Tennessee – April 15,2019 – A special Luminaria ceremony at the annual Relay For Life of Hawkins County event will honor those who have battled cancer and won, while remembering those friends and family members lost to cancer. The lighting to represent these individuals is scheduled for Saturday, May 11th at 9:30 p.m. at Rogersville City Park.
For more information on how you can join the attack on cancer or be a part of these important ceremonies, contact Jessica Poff, community development manager, at email@example.com or 800-227-2345.
Tuesday, May 14
Rogersville City Board of Education Budget Workshop
Notice is hereby given to the Citizens of the Town of Rogersville that the Rogersville City Board of Education will hold a budget workshop, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the City School. Anyone needing special accommodations in order to attend this meeting should contact April Myers, ADA Coordinator, at 423-272-7651.
Rogersville City Board of Education Meeting
Notice is hereby given to the Citizens of the Town of Rogersville that the Rogersville City Board of Education will meet in Regular Session, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the City School. Anyone needing special accommodations in order to attend this meeting should contact April Myers, ADA Coordinator, at 423-272-7651.
Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm.
Surgoinsville Riverfront Park Gospel Singing Festival
New Harvest Brothers, One Purpose, Tim Baldwin, New Harmony Way, Locust Ridge, Phillip and Amber Brown, Christian Lawson, The Millers Chapel Singers, The Gilliam Family, The Lawson Family and more. Local vendors with food and drinks. Come join us for a fun day on the river with good gospel singingfrom local and area groups from E. Tennessee and S.W. Virginia.
Donations to the Hawkins County Humane Society
The Hawkins County Humane Society urgently needs donations to prevent potential staff and service reductions. We have a small staff and heavily leverage volunteers county assistance The Humane Society effectively saves numerous animal lives. We have an improving spay and neutering program reducing our county animal homeless population. We accept many types of donations including cleaning items, animal bedding, small blankets, cat litter, & really need volunteers to socialize dogs and cats, for marketing/publicity assistance, animal photographer, communications and volunteer coordinator. Please help our urgent need for funding to the Hawkins County Humane Society, at PO Box 217, 5180 Highway 11W, Rogersville, TN 37857. You can donate at our Facebook and primary sites at https://www.facebook.com/pg/HCHS3785 & https://www.hawkinscountyhumanesociety.org/ Our hours are noon – 5 PM, Tuesday – Saturday.
Earn your high school diploma for free
The state of Tennessee will pay for your high school equivalency diploma test, as long you complete pre testing requirements with the program. Call 865-657-1138, for more information or to schedule your pre testing. We are located at the American job center in Morristown.
Hawkins County Cancer Support Group
Hawkins County Cancer Support Group meets the 2nd Monday of each month 6:00 pm at Hope Community Church. For more information call 423-345-3049.
Hawkins County Special Olympics
Hawkins County Special Olympics is presently accepting applications. For more information about getting an application call Christy at 423-327-9158.
The Appalachian Homesteaders Association
The Appalachian Homesteaders Association meet the first Tuesday of every month at Holston Electric Auditorium in Rogersville at 7 pm. The purpose of the association is to share knowledge of sustainable agriculture, homestead systems and small acreage farming with association members and the entire community. There are many topics of interest including, but not limited to, home water and power supply, raising poultry and small animals, sustainable farming, growing and using medicinal herbs, beekeeping and permaculture. For more information, call (423) 272-2309 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Coast Guard Auxiliary
We are coming to Cherokee and Douglas Lake to serve the boaters in distress and assist in Recreational Boating Safety. We are an all Volunteer Force Multiplier created in 1939 by the US Coast Guard to serve and help in local and regional water. We are actively recruiting for members in the East TN area. Contact us at //join.cgaux.org for a Recruiter to contact you.
Rogersville Laundry Ministry
First Christian Church, Burem Missionary Baptist Church, & Henard Chapel Baptist Church have partnered to provide a laundry ministry in Rogersville. Free Laundry night is on Thursday from 5-7pm at West Rogersville Coin Laundry on Locust Street and Dirty Dudz Coin Laundry on Main Street beside the car wash. The ministry provides all supplies for doing Laundry including soap, Bleach, Softener, Dryer sheets, etc. in addition to the quarters for the machines (up to $10 per household). All donations will be accepted. For more information or to make a donation please contact Dawnel Newhouse at 1-937-661-5706 or visit the Rogersville Laundry Ministry Facebook page.
Hawkins County Cancer Support Group Monthly Meeting
The Hawkins County Cancer Support Group will meet on the second Monday of each month except in December at 6:00pm at the Hope Community Church on Highway 11W in Rogersville. Our Mission is to educate and inform, as well as, to financially assist families as needs arise. Travel is expensive, medicines are expensive, and like can be hard after a diagnosis of Cancer.
Telamon Early Head Start
We are recruiting children for our Early Head Start center that is located in the Greene County side of Bulls Gap. Telamon Early Head Start is accepting applications for free child care for families with children six weeks to 3 years of age. Services include free childcare five days a week. For more information and to see if you qualify, contact Telamon at (423) 721-4004. That’s (423) 721-4004.
Pickin on the Porch
Pickin on the Porch of the Bulls Gap Railroad Museum every Friday from 7:00 p.m. til 9:00 p.m. Live jam session, Bluegrass and Gospel, no amps.
Niswonger Performing Arts Center 2018-2019 Performance Schedule
Niswonger Performing Arts Center, in the heart of the Greenville Downtown Historic District will feature many famous performers and plenty of entertaining shows during their 2018-2019 Season. Musical performances along with comedy, holiday specials, musicals and ballet round out the season. For more information, please visit the NPAC website at ww.npacgreeneville.com
Free Adult Education Classes
Adult Education classes are offered M-F 8-3 and night classes are offered M & Thurs 5-9. We have free classes and free testing. It is the best time to work on obtaining your High School Equivalency degree. We also have access to different programs for financial aid if students are interested in furthering their education after getting their diploma. Call 423-500-1020, leave a message we will get back to you!
Services for special needs children and young adults
Local school systems provide services for special needs children and young adults, ages 3 years to 21 years, who reside within the system's district. If you have or know children who are not currently being served, please contact:
Hawkins County Schools, 272-7629, ext. 2400 Rogersville City School, 423-272-7651
Rogersville Kiwanis Club
The Rogersville Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday at 12:00pm at the Hale Springs Inn in Rogersville. For more information call Pam Mayo 423-272-7354.
Greenlight A Veteran
America's veterans are some of our nations bravest hard working men and women. Greenlight A Veteran is a campaign to establish visible national support for our veterans by changing one light to green. Change one light in a visible location in your home or office to green and keep it glowing every day as a symbol of support and appreciation for our veterans. For more information visit www.greenlightavet.com
New Hawkins & Hancock County Adult Education Classes
Classes are being offered Monday - Friday starting at 8:00am and at night on Tuesday & Thursday. Contact the lead instructor Jennifer Greene at 423-300-3368 for more information.
Fight For 5
Lighthouse Community Center
Lighthouse Community Center is open every Tuesday from 11:00am-4:00pm on 712 Caney Creek Road across from the Striggersville Fire Department. They have plenty of items to choose from. We accept all Donations! All proceeds benefit the needy in our community.
Mooresburg Friends & Neighbors Thift Store
Mooresburg Friends & Neighbors Thift Store are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday each week from 10:00-3:00pm. All Proceeds Benefit Mooresburg Community Center a nonprofit organization that provides over 45 hot meals per day. For more information call 423-293-0073.
Rogersville Rotary Club
The club meets every Tuesday at 12:00pm at the Ballad Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.
East Tennessee Young Bluegrass Musician's Contest
Rogersville City School
Hawkins County Girl Scouts
Rogersville Heritage Association
Rogersville Main Street Program
Rogersville 4th of July Celebration
Hawkins County Election Commission Meetings
The commission meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 3:45pm in the Election Office conference room on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse Annex to conduct any business that comes before the commission. Anyone who needs special accommodations in order to attend should contact Donna Sharp at 272-8061 or e-mail email@example.com. Requests should be made at least 2 days before the scheduled meeting.
Hale Springs Inn First Wednesday Art Show
All artwork is available for purchase on the first Tuesday of the month opening show and remains available for the rest of the month until the next first Tuesday. The opening Tuesday art show also features music and free d'oeuvres.
Rogersville Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings
Tuesday at 8:00pm and Saturday at 7:00pm at Rogersville First United Methodist Church on 110 Colonial Road(use back entrance). Sunday at 7:00pm at Wellmont Hospital, Conference Room. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday at 7:00pm at Mooresburg Community Center on 319 McNeil Circle. Call 235-9535 for further information.
Rogersville Al-Anon Meeting
Saturday at 7:00pm at Rogersville First United Methodist Church on 110 Colonial Road(use back entrance and go to the 2nd floor). Call 235-9535 for further information.
Rogersville Narcotic Anonymous Meeting
Thursday at 7:00pm at Wellmont Hospital , Conference Room. Call 235-9535 for further information.
Rogersville Community Based Outpatient Walk-In Flu Clinic for Veterans
The is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-3:00pm and is closed on federal holidays. Regulations require that veterans be enrolled at Mountain Home or one of the community based outpatient clinics and veterans must meet Center for Disease Control guidelines.
Rogersville Civitan Club
The Rogersville Civitan Club meets on the first and the third Tuesday of each month at the Brickoven Kitchen in Rogersville. The address is 1206 East Main Street. Meetings start at 6:30 pm. If you have any questions, please call Judith @ 272-8135 or Rebecca @ 921-0567.
Hawkins Habitat for Humanity
Please help Hawkins Habitat for Humanity help others by your generous support in whatever way you can.Give us call or email us if you have questions. Also call or email and talk with us about volunteering or donating. If no one answers the phone, leave a message and your call will be returned. 272-1830.
CEASE Domestic Violence ans Sexual Assault
CEASE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt aids in developing and securing resources for victims of family violence and sexual assault, and provides santuary to victims and their families. It is a nonprofit organization serving Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, and Union Counties in East Tennessee. Our program has two emergency shelters in Hamblen and Claiborne Counties with a combined total of 26 beds. CEASE was founded in 1980 in response for the need for safe shelter for women and children who were displaced from their homes because of domestic violence. In 1999, it became a dual issue program, also responding to the need for crisis services and advocacy for victims of sexual assault. CEASE, Inc. provides services to persons without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), religion, handicap or disability. CEASE prohibits harrassment by employees based on race, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (or expression), religion, and national origin. For more information, call 423-581-7029. The 24 hour hotline is: 1-800-303-2220.