Washington County, Tenn. News

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Five charged in Washington County meth investigation

A year-long drug investigation leads to charges against five people in Washington County, Tennessee.

Craft breweries leading to new business in Johnson City

Craft breweries bring almost $450 million to Tennessee each year, according to the Brewers Association, a national organization of craft brewers.  Now those breweries popping up all around the Tri-Cities.

Exhibit opens at Reece Museum in memorial of ETSU art student

An art exhibit, known as the Fletcher Exhibit, opened on ETSU’s campus last week. It explores current trends in modern art and is dedicated in honor of a former art student at the college.

Dance marathon raises money for Children's Miracle Network

A dance marathon, held Thursday night in the ballroom at the Culp Center on ETSU’s campus, raised money all for a good cause.

Pit Bull Awareness Day coming up in Johnson City

Pit Bulls have received a bad rap over the past few years. Advocates say most of the time it's because of their owners, who raise them to be aggressive.

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New scholarship opportunities for college bound students

ETSU is expanding their scholarship program to make it easier for students to go to college.

Johnson City offers citizen survey

Johnson City leaders want to remind citizens to fill out and return the surveys they received by October 28th

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Job fair for health professions at ETSU

Students considering a career in the health field are invited to ETSU's annual Health Professions Recruitment Fair

Freedom Rider remembers civil rights movement

It's been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. One of the people who played a role in making that happen spoke at ETSU on Monday. 

Third rape this semester reported on ETSU campus

ETSU sent out a safety notice to students and staff today about a sexual assault that occurred on campus. This is the third reported rape this semester.

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Washington County, Tennessee

County courthouse in Jonesborough, Tenn. Photo by Brian Stansberry
General Information
Size: 330 square miles
Population: 124,353 (2011)
County seat: Jonesborough
Other cities and towns: Johnson City, Gray, Limestone, Midway, Oak Grove, Spurgeon, Telford, Watauga
More information: washingtoncountytn.org