Volunteers spent last Saturday morning removing more than a ton of garbage, not including 59 old tires, filling a county dumpster at an illegal dump off of McKinney Chapel road near Rogersville.
“Why would you dump it on a riverbank when there’s a convenience center about 2.5 miles away that will take all of this stuff? Aside from the couches and tires, there are hundreds and hundreds of bags’ worth of trash we’ll have to pick up. — Joanne Irvin
The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is hoping surveillance video footage will help identify the person or persons responsible for an apparent illegal sewage dump that occurred sometime last month in a remote section of the Phipps Bend Industrial Park property.