An official with ABB Manufacturing told the Times News on Thursday that the Rogersville plant closed on Tuesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 will be reopened following the completion of a “deep cleaning” of the plant and screening process for employees.
On Wednesday a group of women from the Rogersville based “Project Serve Our Soldiers” – in cooperation with the Happy Hearts Quilt Guild and a group of local NJROTC cadets – turned over 169 newly manufactured and sterilized surgical masks to Rogersville Police Chief Doug Nelson.
Families enjoy some pleasant weather at Church Hill's Derrick Park Wednesday afternoon.
It's been four years since a committee began planning a massive restoration at Rogersville’s Swift Park, and they got quite a bit done, but they've reached the end of their resources with a lot more left to accomplish.
To no one's surprise Tuesday, Hawkins County Director of Schools Matt Hixson announced the addition of another week to the system-wide shutdown underway as part of statewide efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
An independent economic study states that the Hawkins County school system would save more than $1.3 million annually by closing Keplar and McPheeters Bend elementary schools, as well as another $1.2 million by canceling their one-time facility projects.
With such an emphasis on social distancing and drive-by services during the COVID-19 crisis, we were only one creative mom away from what may become the next craze in the post-virus era — drive-by birthday parties.
When Hawkins County teachers were preparing lessons for their students’ extended pandemic vacation last week, they didn’t forget about the school system’s youngest learners, who are learning the skills needed to launch their K-12 careers.
A Mount Carmel mom managed to jump through an open car window and pull the emergency brake as her ex-boyfriend allegedly drove toward her children's bedroom during a domestic dispute Saturday evening that reportedly escalated into violence.
The ABB Manufacturing employee who tested positive is a member of the military who told the Times News he returned to Hawkins County in October. He said the only other time he’s been out of the county was for a cruise to the Bahamas in December.