Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Fundraiser Set for Ronnie Lawson, Candidate for Sheriff

There will be a fund raiser for Ronnie Lawson, Republican Candidate for Sheriff on February 27th from 4 to 8 PM at the National Guard Armory. Tickets will be $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. There will also be some great music and entertainment. For details, call 923-8887 or 423-272-4514.

Upcoming Events

In place of a Lincoln Day Dinner, we are going to have an "On to Victory" Republican Rally at Cherokee High School Friday, April 30th. Tickets will be $10 and this will be our big finale before the election. All candidates are invited to speak and Judge Jay Taylor will be the Master of Ceremonies.

Congressman Roe's office has committed to helping us to host out Veterans Event which will be held Memorial Day evening at the National Guard Armory. We need all the help we can get to make this event successful in honoring our veterans. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact Cecile at 423-921-8040.

Candidate Gear Up

Several candidates for Hawkins County offices have their campaign websites up and running. The candidates invite you to check out their sites and qualifications.

If you would like your website listed on the Hawkins County GOP site, please let us know.

Mark Johnson -

Friday, January 15, 2010

Hawkins County GOP News

Record Turnout for Republican Meeting

The Hawkins County Republican Party had a record turn out at the meet the candidates meeting January 12th. A thank you to our moderator, Judge Jay Taylor, who did a great job, Glenda Davis, who prepared a delicious meal, and all of the Republicans who came to show their support. Remarks were made by candidates from the state and local levels. Jim Bowman, Brad Price, and Steven Bowman were gracious as always to provide us with music. Former County Mayor Heiskell Winstead got the crowd about excited about the 1020 election year cycle, and the importance of integrity among the candidates when they are speaking about each other

Lincoln Day Reception Postponed

Due to several circumstances, the Lincoln Day Dinner will be postponed until further notice. We are making plans for a Veterans Event Memorial Day evening, which may take its place. We will be having meetings in the communities across the county as the Republican Primary draws closer. Dates to mark down are: February 18th - Surgoinsville Middle School Cafeteria, March 1st - Mooresburg Elementary School Cafeteria, March 16th - Clinch School Auditorium. All meetings will be from 6 until 8 PM. All candidates should attend.

Republican Women

All Republican Women are urged to attend the meetings, which are the second Thursday each month at noon at Charlie’s restaurant. Also, men can be associate members. We need to keep this club strong. We are proud to have Cynthia Jackson as our state Vice President.

Upcoming Events

February 9th— Valentine Party at the Comfort Inn in Rogersville. Cost $5 per person. Refreshments will be served.

February 18th - Surgoinsville Middle School Cafeteria

March 1st - Mooresburg Elementary School Cafeteria

March 16th - Clinch School Auditorium

Campaign Buttons

Our campaign buttons are becoming very popular due to the fact that they are designed especially for the office you are seeking. Be sure to contact Lisa at 272-7108 to place your order.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Troop Greeters Send off the 278th

The Hawkins County Republican Party Support The Troops Project is now up and running. Several participated as the 278th left from the Hawkins County Armory on December 27th. More details will be announced in a few weeks.