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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 19

Town of Rogersville Christmas & New Year's Schedule

Christmas Schedule

The Rogersville City Offices will be closed for Christmas on Monday December
23rd  , Tuesday  December 24th, and Wednesday December 25th.  The garbage
pickup for Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th, and Wednesday 25th  will be picked up
on Thursday December 26th, and Thursday December 26th, and Friday 27th,
garbage will be picked up on Friday December 27th.   Please have the garbage
out by 7:00 a.m. on these days.

New Year's

The Rogersville offices will be closed on Tuesday December 31st, and
Wednesday January 1st for New Year's.  The garbage pickup for those days are
Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st, will be picked up on Monday December 30th, and
Wednesday January 1st, and Thursday January 2nd, will be picked up on
Thursday January 2nd. Friday's will be normal.  Please have the garbage out
by 7:00 a.m.

Cash Express Annual Coat Drive

Accepting toys, coats and non perishable food items at 1120 E. Main St and many drop off locations in the area. Please make donations by Dec. 13 so they can be delivered by Christmas.

Thursday, December 12

Heritage Beekeepers of Hawkins County Christmas Party

Join your local beekeeping club, Heritage Beekeepers as we enjoy fellowship, music, games and great food at our annual Christmas Party. December 12th, with doors opening at 6pm at the Shepherd's Center in Rogersville. Please bring a wrapped gift to exchange during our White Elephant/Dirty Santa game and a dish to share. The club will provide a honey baked ham and turkey. We look forward to seeing everyone.

Friday & Saturday, December 13 & 14

Candlelight Christmas at Rocky Mount

December 13th & 14th: 4:30 pm to 8pm, Candlelight Christmas. Experience Christmas in 1791 with unique and intimate candlelight tours of the historic Cobb House.  (200 Hyder Hill Road, Piney Flats)

Friday, December 13

Pictures with Santa and Olaf  Walmart (4331 Hwy 66)

Pictures with Santa & Olaf and cookies & milk at the First Community Bank branch in Walmart (4331 Hwy 66) from 3 to 5.

1st Annual Arts, Crafts and More Silent Auction for the Animals

1st Annual Arts, Crafts and More Silent Auction for the Animals Friday, December 13 from 6-8 pm at Occasions on the Square (101 W Main St) in Rogersville will highlight crafts and gifts from locals. All proceeds will benefit the HawkinsCounty Humane Society. The Humane Society is a no-kill facility and they work hard for the betterment of our County animals. The Event will include refreshments and drinks and should be a great time for all. If interested to have some of your craft or donated items, please contact the Humane Society or the Event Coordinator, David Toll, Hawkins County Humane Society  5180Highway 11W, Rogersville, TN 37857 423-272-6538   Facebook

CEASE Event at Rogersville VFW

December 13th from 8pm-1am at the Rogersville VFW we will be having music, refreshments, and fun.  Rather than a cover fee we are asking for a new/used toy (Donation money is welcome as well). Anything given as the cover fee, moneys or toys, will be going to our clients that are in our shelters/outreach programs. It will also be going to children within our county that are in need as well. All proceeds made from refreshments will go to benefit our local VFW!.Please let our community know and to come join the fun!

Saturday, December 14

Relay for Life Breakfast with the Grinch and Friends

Relay for Life Breakfast with the Grinch and Friends  on Saturday, Dec 14  from 8am - 10:30am at Hawkins Elementary School .  Pancakes and Sausage $5.00 for Adults $3.00 for Children
Pictures with Grinch and Friends are available. All proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. 

The Rogersville Heritage Association  2019 Christmas Tour of Homes 

December 14th from 3 PM to 7 PM. Tour 9 of Hawkin’s Counties Most Charming Historic Homes. Selected homes consist of Ante-bellum, Victorian, Victorian Gothic, Bungalow, Federal, Craftsman, and Contemporary... restored and decorated for your viewing pleasure.

The evening of the 14th will feature 2 candlelight tour: 
New Providence Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Fudge Farm

December 14, 2019   5 PM - 7PM only

Ticket sales begin wednesday, December 4th at the following locations: The Depot, Hale Springs Inn, The Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce, LuElla’s. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds from the Tour will help with the preservation of Roger’s Tavern.

Tuesday, December 17

Rogersville City Board of Education Regular Session Meeting

5:00pm in the Board Room at Rogersville City School. Anyone needing special accommodations in order to attend should contact April Myers, ADA Coordinator, at 272-7651.

Tuesday, January 21

Commodity Distribution at the National Guard Armory

The Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency will begin a Commodity Distribution January 21, 2020 at the National Guard Armory at 208 Frontage Road. Items will be distributed on a first come first served basis to income eligible households until all commodities are gone. All recipients must be residents of Tennessee. Each recipient must now have a Light Blue colored commodity ID card in order to pick up their commodities. An ID card is obtained by completing an application at the Neighborhood Service Center. We strongly encourage each recipient to complete the application the week prior to the distribution, this will be helpful in reducing wait time. However, staff will be available on site during the Distribution to assist in acquiring a commodity card. If someone is picking up your commodities, they must have your ID card and be authorized on your application; limits to pickup are five (5) orders.The distribution will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will end at 3:00 p.m. or earlier if food is no longer available. Also, volunteers may be available to help elderly and disabled persons carry their commodities.

Third Tuesday of the Month Until April, 2020 for Veterans and Veteran Family Members

Mobile Food Pantry at Rader-McCravey VFW Post 9683   Veterans serving Veterans

The Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will provide free groceries at Rader-McCravey VFW Post 9683 the third Tuesday of the month until April 2020.
Distribution Dates:  Tuesday, Sept. 17 - 11 am,   Tuesday, Oct. 15 - 11 am,  
Tuesday, Nov. 19 - 11 am,  Tuesday, Dec. 17 - 11 am,  Tuesday, January 21 - 11 am
Tuesday, February 18 - 11 am,  Tuesday, March 17 - 11 am, Tuesday, April 21 - 11 am
Bring a box or laundry basket with you!
Rader-McCravey VFW Post 9683 200 N. BFW Road Bulls Gap, TN 37711
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee 1020 Jericho Drive Kingsport, TN 37663
If you have questions, contact Leyla at Second Harvest Food Bank. 423-279-0430 ext. 202.

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.

Town of Rogersville Leaf Pickup

The leaf pickup will start on Monday November 4th, 2019 and will run through Friday February 28th, 2020. Please put your leaves at the curb no trash or tree limbs, clean leaves only. You can put them in trash bags and leave them with your weekly garbage pickup. Please don't park your car near them because they are very dusty, or put over water meter lids or man hole covers.

U.S. Census Bureau hiring people for temporary, part-time jobs in Hawkins County

The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring almost 100 people for temporary, part-time jobs in Hawkins County. These positions offer flexible working hours to fit your schedule, competitive hourly pay, paid training, and pay for mileage. Your extra time during the day or evenings and weekends could help ensure our community is fully counted and that will bring more of our federal tax money back to Hawkins County to fund schools, roads, healthcare, public safety and other services we all rely on every day. You can register online at to earn extra money and play an important role in shaping the future of Hawkins County.

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.