Before you can be seated at the Hale Springs Inn, you must first answer a few questions such as: Are you feeling well today? Do you have a cough or fever? Have you traveled outside the country recently? Have you been exposed to anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19?
Last year the historic Hale Springs inn began a new phase of its 196-year-old history with the addition of a new general manager, who has a bit of her own past history at the inn.
The Hawkins County Commission honored Volunteer High School senior Tinsley Whalen Monday evening for both her academic and athletic achievements, including becoming the county's first ever Region 1 title winner in swimming.
Around 8:48 p.m. Friday, the Rogersville Police Department and Hawkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint of a fight inside the Hale Springs Inn involving Theodore “Teddy” Markham, 62, and his son.
It's been about a decade since a massive renovation was completed at the 194-year-old Hale Springs Inn, and the inside of the old building is due for a bit of paint and polish.
PHOTO GALLERY: From Rocky Mount to Rogersville, it should come as no surprise that a region that boasts Tennessee's oldest settlements also hosts a wide variety of historical themed Christmas events.
“There’s a perception that it’s a very expensive, coat-and-tie type of restaurant, but it’s not. We’re relaxed. People come in jeans and T-shirts all the time.” — John Marion