Two brothers missing from Rocky Top

Officials are searching for two brothers who were last seen on August 6, according to officials.
Tracy and Scott Hawkins
Tracy and Scott Hawkins(WVLT)
Published: Aug. 15, 2021 at 12:35 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2021 at 12:50 PM EDT
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ROCKY TOP, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office continues searching for two brothers who were reported missing by their mother, according to investigators.

Daniel Scott, 52, and Tracey Lynn Hawkins, 44, were last seen by their mother on August 6.

Their mother, Donna Hawkins, told officials that the brothers drove her 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer and parked across the street from Holley Gamble Funeral Home on Hwy 116 in Caryville, TN to enter the woods to hunt for ginseng.

The brothers said they would be home between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. but never returned, according to officials.

Deputy Grant Cole completed a localized search of the area on August 8.

The trailblazer was found but neither Scott or Hawkins were located, officials stated.

Deputies said that search efforts have been in progress on a daily basis since the two men were reported missing.

Drone, K-9 tracking, ground searches, off-road vehicles, and personnel on foot have been utilized in the search.

Sheriff Robbie Goins thanked multiple members of the, Lafollette Rescue Squad, Anderson County Rescue Squad, Rocky Top Police Department, and multiple family and volunteers that assisted in the search, the post said.

Anyone with information related to the location of either subject is encouraged to contact the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office at 423-562-7446. Anonymous tips may be left by calling 423-566-DRUG.

The search will continue over the next few days, according to officials.

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