Washington County, Tenn. News

Tweetsie Trail completion celebrated after years of work

Nearly a decade of work paid off Friday with the official opening of the Tweetsie Trail.

Fire at Johnson City Arby's has restaurant closed indefinitely

A Johnson City Arby’s restaurant will be closed until further notice after a fire that started outside the building.

ETSU fans tailgate; show off school spirit on game day

Hours before kickoff, fans were out tailgating, getting together with old friends and having fun.

Johnson City Power Board testing wireless internet technology

There are plans to introduce a new internet service for people living in Northeast Tennessee.

ETSU's first football game in 12 years at 7:30pm

The team's bus has arrived and the first Buc Walk has taken place. It’s the big day for ETSU fans. The school's football program is officially revived after more than a decade. The team’s first game is set for 7:30pm against Kennasaw State.

Tickets to ETSU's first football game sold out in minutes

Twelve short minutes -- that's all it took to sell out of the remaining tickets to Thursday's first game.

Johnson City may enforce stricter parking rules downtown

Stricter parking laws may soon be in effect in Johnson City.

A new corn maze for the fall at Fender's Farm, and it's in a familiar shape

A unique corn maze will be perplexing people this fall in Washington County, Tennessee, and helping a children's charity at the same time.

Going, going! 500 standing room tickets to ETSU's football opener

There are just three days until the ETSU Bucs take the football field again. The university’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced there will be a limited number of “standing room only” tickets to the game.

Coalition for Kids got some needed supplies from another charity

Good Samaritan Ministries, another local not for profit, has stepped up and answered the call.

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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