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Rogersville Parks & Recreation T-Ball/Softball Sign-Ups

The cost is $30.00 per player. There are different leagues for children ages 4-15. For more information about the leagues, the age cut off, and the upcoming try-outs in March call the park office at 423-272-2545.    8 Friday, June 19Month of March

Surgoinsville Friends of the Library Silent Auction

The Surgoinsville Friends of the Library are having a silent auction in the Surgoinsville Library during the
month of March. We have some really nice items that have been donated.
Items Include: Certificate to Lady Day Spa for a 60 minute massage, Meal
for 2 at the Farmacy in Surgoinsville, Certificate for a manicure and
pedicure at New Dimensions in Church Hill, Certificate for a hair cut from
New Dimensions, Antique Roseville Candle holders, handmade quilted table
runner, Matilda Jane Quilt, Ladies gift bucket from The Shoppe in
Surgoinsville, Wooden Handmade Tennessee Sign, Hibachi Grill and many more
items. Please come out and check out the items in the silent auction.

2020 People Loving People Thanksgiving Dinner - Help and Donations Needed

Volunteers are needed to work in all areas of the event and anyone wishing to volunteer can call 423-754-7610 for more information.  or CLICK HERE.

We need anyone and everyone to step forward and make a contribution to help us prepare for our 2020 dinner as soon as possible”

The past few years have seen the dinner grow to the point that over 3500 meals have been served each year and the expectations are for nothing any different in 2020. “2020 and the year of the pandemic have brought on some changes as you can imagine. The dinner relies solely on contributions from individuals, families, businesses, companies and any other sources to fund the event.  Anyone participating as a volunteer with the food handling part of the event will be required to wear a mask and gloves and observe social distancing as much as possible” 

No inside “sit down” meals served at the school this year, only, deliveries and To Go’meals available for pick up.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

With COVID cases continuing to rise, as well as hospitalizations on the increase we have decided to add some procedures out of the abundance of caution for this year’s event.  Everyone volunteering at the event this year will be asked to wear at the minimum a face covering (mask or cloth covering). It is suggested that if they have a face shield and / or protective or other type eyewear that this be utilized as well. Social distancing will be required while performing your work duties and volunteer efforts. Anyone handling food, of course, will be required to wear gloves. Anyone who cannot follow these simple requests will be asked to leave the school premises and not participate in this year’s event. “We have decided to go a step further since the cases continue to rise and screen each volunteer with a COVID Questionnaire upon their arrival to perform their volunteer service.  A contactless temperature screening will be taken as well.  Obviously, if you have a temperature or symptoms, or have had them in the past 14 days, we will ask that you do not volunteer this year and seek medical help if you deem it necessary.

Schools on Full Virtual Instruction

Surgoinsville Elementary School completely virtually From Nov. 17 through Nov. 27

Surgoinsville Elementary School will be going completely virtually beginning Tuesday, November 17 through November 27, 2020. Everyone will return to school for in person instruction on Monday, November 30, 2020.


Volunteer High School going full virtual beginning Wednesday, November 18 through Friday, November 27

Volunteer High School will be going full virtual beginning on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 through Friday, November 27, 2020. Everyone will return to in person instruction on Monday, November 30, 2020.


Due to quarantines affecting a number of staff, SURGOINSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL will stay on a virtual instructional delivery plan through Tuesday, December 1. Staff and students will return to in-class instruction on Wednesday, December 2.


Due to an increase positivity rate and resulting quarantine numbers, Church Hill Intermediate School will move to 100% virtual instruction beginning Friday, November 20 and continuing through the Thanksgiving holiday break, Friday, 11/27/20.

Students will return to regular schedule, in-class instruction on Monday, November 30, 2020. Cafeteria staff will provide meal pick-up service daily from 11-1 on site.

Monday, November 23

Hawkins County Schools (all schools) will be totally virtual on Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24. Everyone will return to in person instruction on Monday November 30th. Please check the school district facebook page or district webpage at "><>.  
If you have any questions, please contact the central office.

Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27

All Hawkins County Offices Closed for Thanksgiving.

Town of Rogersville Offices closed for Thanksgiving on Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 26 & 27

The garbage pickup for those days will be Wednesday's November 25th, will be picked up on Tuesday November 24th, and Thursday November 26th, and Friday's November 27th, will be picked up on Wednesday November 25th. Please have your garbage out by 7:00 a.m.

The Northeast Tennessee public health region will be closed over the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.

The Northeast Tennessee public health region will be closed over the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. This includes health departments in Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins/Church Hill, Hawkins/Rogersville, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington Counties, as well as the regional office in Johnson City.

Health department services and COVID-19 drive-through testing will resume on Monday, November 30. There will be extended COVID-19 testing between 7 am and 5 pm at the following locations on November 30. All other health departments will follow regular weekday testing hours.

Carter County Health Department
403 East G Street, Elizabethton

Greene Valley Campus
4850 E. Andrew Johnson Hwy, Greeneville

Hawkins County Health Department
201 Park Blvd., Rogersville

Washington County Health Department
219 Princeton Road, Johnson City

Visit the Tennessee Department of Health online at

TDOT Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday
No Lane Closure Activity for Holiday Travel Period.

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020. While all lane closure activity will be stopped, workers may be on site in some construction zones. Long-term lane closures will also remain in place on some construction projects for motorists' safety.

The 2020 Rogersville Christmas Parade has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber.

Out of an abundance of caution Rogersville Heritage Association has decided to postpone A Dickens Christmas until further notice.

Thursday, December 3

Hawkins County Planning Commission Special Called Meeting

Hawkins County Planning Commission Special Called Meeting postponed to: December 3, 2020 - 9:00 A.M. Conference Room - E-911 Building 2291 E. Main Street, Rogersville,

Saturday December 5

Lakeview Vol Fire Department Fishing Tournament

Lakeview Vol Fire Department is having a tournament Saturday December 5th, 2020.
Day Time Tournament. We would like to invite you to Fish in it.  $25 a Boat $10 will go towards LVFD $15 will go toward the Places , will know how many places, upon registered for the tournament (1 to 4 places). If u want to be part of the Big Fish it will be additional $5.00. So if u want in with Big Fish it’s $30 a Boat    Morning of tournament can start registering at 5 am and Blast Off is at safelight. Weight In @ 2pm - scales close at 2:45pm that gives everyone time to
get boat loaded and fish weighted In.   Quarryville Boat Access
Call Gary Bryant for more info 423-327-4350

Tuesday, December 8

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, December 8, 2020, at 5 :00 p.m. Anyone needing special accommodations in order to attend this meeting should contact
Dr. Karen Davis-Beggs, ADA Coordinator, at 272-7651. 

Monday, December 21

Hawkins County Commission Meeting

6:00pm at the Hawkins County Commission Meeting Room #214 in the Hawkins County Courthouse.

Wednesday - Friday, December 23 - 25

All Hawkins County Offices Closed for Christmas.

Rogersville Laundry Ministry

The free laundry night is held each Thursday from 5:00pm-7:00pm at West Rogersville Coin Laundry on Locust Street. Social distancing will be practiced each evening. For more information vist the Rogersville Laundry Ministry Facebook page.

Rogersville Senior Citizens Center

The center will reopen on October 5. The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday. The center will be closed on Fridays for cleaning. Congregate meals will not be served. Social distancing will be practiced and the wearing of face masks is recommended. Call 423-272-9186 if you have any questions. 

The Lighthouse Community Center

The center will reopen on Wednesday, October 7. The center will be open each Wednesday from 11:00am-4:00pm located on 712 Caney Creek Road in Rogersville. The Health Safety Standards of masks and social distancing will be in place.   


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Local Health Departments Modify Covid-19 Testing Hours

The Church Hill and Rogersville Health Departments in Hawkins County will modify COVID-19 testing hours effective Monday, November 2.

The Church Hill Health Department is located at: 247 Silver Lake Road, Church Hill, TN. Testing is Monday-Friday between 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM.
Please call with questions - no pre-registration or identification is required. (423) 357-5341
The Rogersville Health Department is located at: 201 Park Boulevard, Rogersville, TN. Testing is Monday-Friday between 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
Please call with questions - no pre-registration or identification is required. (423) 272-7641
Testing for each health department is based on capacity of available staffing and test kit availability .
. Additional information about Tennessee's testing sites is available for each county on the Tennessee Department of Health website
at TDH has additional information available
at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated information and guidance available online
at / 2019- ncov /index.html.


Hancock and Johnson County Health Departments modify free COVID-19 testing hours effective Monday, June 15, 2020. Those seeking testing should call their local health department Monday-Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for further information.

Hancock County Health Department is located at:
178 Willow Street, Sneedville, TN
Testing is Monday-Friday between 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
(423) 733-2228

More information regarding details and locations Click Here

Updated Information Regarding Hawkins County Libraries

Due to the rise in the COVID-19 cases, The HB Stamps Library in Rogersville as well as the Church Hill Library will now ONLY be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-5 for curbside service. Surgoinsville Public Library will be open Monday and Wednesday 9-5 for curbside service. Patrons may call in their orders or reserve items online.. For more information please call the library.

Eligible Voters Can Now Request an Absentee By-Mail Ballot
for August Election  Click here for more information

Niswonger Performing Arts Center Schedule Changes

for more information click here

Information regarding Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

423-433-6110 OR 833-822-5523.

The Hawkins County Clerks office is altering the way we do business amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, we are trying to reduce the spread.

Currently, both the Rogersville & Church Hill locations are open but are providing limited services. The Church Hill office is closed on Saturday's until further notice. The Drivers License Express Office is closed until further notice. You may utilize the state DMV offices or visit

Vehicle registration renewals can be done online, by phone, use the drop boxes out side either county clerk location, use the us postal service to mail us your renewal.

Currently, Governor Lee has issue an Executive Order that extends a valid vehicle registration until June 15, 2020 so you DO NOT have to renew a license plate expiring in March, April or May.

The County Clerks Office has opened a drive-thru location. Visit the stand alone drive thru on West Main Street in Rogersville next to First Community bank. 

The Hawkins County Mayor's Office is now Open to the Public

The Hawkins County Mayor's Office is once again open to the public. For more information, call 423-272-7359.

Mooresburg's Friends & Neighbors Thrift Store has reopened for business. 

Mooresburg's Friends & Neighbors Thrift Store has reopened for business. We ask our customers understanding as we implement a few precautions during this stressful time:
Facemasks are required and there is a limit to the number of shoppers in the store at one time. Open:Thursday, Friday, & Saturday {10 AM – 3 PM} Location:118 Loretta Lane {next to the Mooresburg Post Office} As always, we offer products for a very low price.Thrift Store sales help support Mooresburg Community Association “Meals-in-the-Hills”program.

Hawkins County Republican Headquarters

for more information click here

PINEY FLATS - Rocky Mount State Historic Site is now open for the 2020 season 

building on decades of success with additional types of tours that will highlight how this property and its occupants played a prominent role in Tennessee's development.  Tours are available Tuesdays through Saturdays. Rocky Mount began offering the Tennessee Heritage Tours this month, will relaunch the first-person tour in July and introduce Conversation with the Cobbs in August. Further information about the tour types is available on the site's website,

COVID-19 Response

 In response to the region's current and projected economic situation, several economic development and tourism leaders have created an online information sharing platform called the Appalachian Highlands Economic Aid Directory (AHEAD).

The directory will be used to let the public know what businesses are doing during the quarantine. Businesses will be able to input information such as take out options, closures and other information that could assist them until the situation improves.

The input portal is available now. To submit information, go online to

Rogersville/Hawkins County COVID-19 Volunteers collecting items for Front Line Workers

Rogersville/Hawkins County COVID-19 Volunteers are collecting the following items to help our Front Line Workers in their fight against COVID-19.  What we are collecting:
Any homemade masks, Any elastic or elastic type pony tail holders, Buttons, Ribbons, Snacks and drinks for hospital workers, Hand sanitizers, Goggles, Ponchos, and large leaf garbage bags.

Drop off at Colonial Mini Storage, 700 Locust Street, Rogersville
Contact Phone # 923-7900 Gena Stewart
Facebook Group to Follow: Rogersville/Hawkins County COVID-19 Volunteers.
Any help and donations are appreciated.

The U.S. Census Bureau still looking for temporary, part-time census jobs this spring and summer. 

Census takers work in the field. Some field positions require employees to work during the day to see addresses on buildings. Other field positions require interviewing the public, so employees must be available to work when people are usually at home, such as in the evening and on weekends.   Census field supervisors conduct fieldwork to support and conduct on-the-job training for census takers and/or to follow-up in situations where census takers have confronted issues, such as not gaining entry to restricted areas.   Recruiting assistants travel throughout geographic areas to visit with community-based organizations, attend promotional events and conduct other recruiting activities.

HOW TO APPLY The application process is all online at
<> . It should take about 30 minutes and includes assessment questions about education, work and other experience.

Applicants will be asked to provide their Social Security number, a home address, email address and phone number, and date and place of birth. Those who are being considered for a position will receive a telephone interview. If offered a job, they will receive instructions on next steps via email.
Applicants will be placed in an applicant pool for 2020 Census field positions for positions they qualify for and will be contacted as work becomes available in their area. For more information, contact 1-855-JOB-2020. Applicants may also contact the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.
For more information, please visit <> or follow the U.S. Census Bureau on <> Facebook, <> Twitter and <> LinkedIn.

Community Lending Libraries

The Hancock and Hawkins County Health Departments & the College of Public Health at ETSU  are providing three community lending libraries located at each of the health departments. The  “Little Libraries” will be located outside in Rogersville and Church Hill and inside at Sneedville. To donate new or gently used children’s books, please contact one of the health departments.   For more information, call the Hancock County Health Department at 423.733.2228, Church Hill Health Department at 423.357.5341 or the Rogersville Health Department at 423.272.7641. Health Departments are open Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

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

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 // 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.

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

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.

J.T. Brooks

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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 Playhouse


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 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.