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Personal Protective Equipment Needed

There is an increasing need for personal protective equipment or PPE. Many of our first responders, health providers, assisted living providers, are running low on this equipment. There may be professions within the community, and some department outlets, who would still have some of these items in stock. Please donate any protective masks, face shields [...]

2020-03-25T22:48:46+00:00March 25th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Hamblen County Courts Update

The Tennessee Supreme Court has amended Order No. ADM2020-00428 regarding the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to court proceedings. Courts will be open, but will be suspending in-person proceedings through April 30, 2020. Below is a link to the amended order referenced above... https://www.tncourts.gov/…/order_-_2020-03-25t120936.486.pdf

2020-03-25T22:46:24+00:00March 25th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Hamblen County Offices Update

Hamblen County Courthouse and Justice Center will reopen to the public beginning Thursday, March 26, 2020 during normal business hours. The satellite office will remained closed to the public until further notice. We want to continue to encourage only those who have official business at the courthouse or justice center to come in-person. Please feel [...]

2020-03-26T12:39:29+00:00March 23rd, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus Task Force Hamblen County Information Video youtu.be/RsJTvoIqXs0   Click the link below to access the State of TN Department of Health www.tn.gov/health   Click the link below to access the CDC regarding Coronavirus, COVID-19 www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html   East Regional Health Office COVID-19 Information Line 865-549-5343

2020-03-20T18:22:19+00:00March 20th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments


The Hamblen County Garbage Department will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr Day holiday on Monday, January 20, 2020. If you are a resident or business whose normal collection day is Monday, January 20th or Tuesday, January 21st, please place your garbage and recyclables (West side only) at your normal location by 6:00am on Tuesday, [...]

2020-02-03T15:28:39+00:00January 15th, 2020|Future|Comments Off on HOLIDAY GARBAGE COLLECTION


The Justice Center/Jail Project Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in the large courtroom of the Hamblen County Courthouse, located at 511 West Second North Street, Morristown, TN for the purpose of discussing items related to the planning of the Justice Center/Jail Project , including a work release housing unit, [...]

2020-02-28T15:21:38+00:00January 7th, 2020|Future|Comments Off on PUBLIC NOTICE – JUSTICE CENTER/JAIL PROJECT COMMITTEE MEETING