Hawkins County

Hawkins County, Tennessee

110 E Main St
Rogersville, TN 37857
Phone: (423) 272-7002
Fax: (423) 272-5801

On the northeastern border of TN, west of Kingsport; organized Nov 18, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Sullivan County. Name Origin: For Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816), French interpreter for George Washington (1732-99), member of the Continental Congress (1781-84; 1786-87), U.S. senator from NC (1789-95), and Indian agent for all tribes south of the Ohio River

Area (sq mi):: 499.63 (land 486.66; water 12.97) Population per square mile: 115.50
Population 2005: 56,196 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 20.20% Population 2000: 53,563 (White 96.70%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,073; median household $31,300; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,248-$22,029
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Tengasco Inc (NYSE American:TGC) and its wholly owned subsidiary Manufactured Methane Corporation announced on Friday the joint divestment all of the methane facility gas treatment facilities and electricity generation facilities located at the Carter Valley landfill owned by Republic Services Inc in Hawkins County, Tennessee, for USD2.65m in cash.
Natural Gas Utility District of Hawkins County, (24) which determines whether an employer is a "political subdivision" exempt from the Act's protections.
Tennessee's Hawkins County Solid Waste Director Charlie Freeman's association with a Kentucky recycling company came to light after some of Freeman's employees addressed the Hawkins County Commission recently.
According to Wellmont, he plans to begin the conversion to CPOE at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in October 2010 and have all other facilities on line by September 2011.
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His gang consists of five other delinquents, including their sociopathic son of Judge Charles Halloran, the Hawkins County Juvenile Court Judge.
A more recent attempt to ban The Wizard of Oz occurred in 1986, when fundamentalist parents in Hawkins County, Tenn., challenged several books used in local public schools, asserting that they promoted witchcraft and "secular humanism." The Wizard of Oz was among the works challenged.
Hawkins County Public Schools, has created in the name of tolerance a coercive form of control in which the state dominates religious radicals "through the simple device of taking their children" (184).
on July 13, a 53-year-old deputy with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Department was shot down in Treadway during a police standoff with a burglary suspect.
Hawkins County Board Of Education, in which (Protestant) parents objected to the reading series taught to their children.
Hawkins County Public Schools - slowly worked its way through the courts.