Washington County, Tenn. News

ETSU scientists make discovery about possible Vitamin D benefits

Two scientists at ETSU have discovered Vitamin D could actually lessen calcification in soft tissue.

Jonesborough Days celebration kicks off Friday

The 46th Jonesborough Days celebration will begin Friday with something new.

Community health center in Johnson City offering mammograms for uninsured

Previously they had to outsource all mammograms and they had more than 150 people on their waiting list. To make the process easier, the center now has an on-site mammogram machine.

Community health center in Johnson City offering mammograms for uninsured

Previously they had to outsource all mammograms and they had more than 150 people on their waiting list. To make the process easier, the center now has an on-site mammogram machine.

Setting off personal fireworks banned in Tri-Cities; regulations vary from county to county

As Independence Day approaches, Johnson City is out with a reminder that fireworks are illegal.

Roe announces re-election campaign

If re-elected, this will be Roe's fifth term as a US representative for Tennessee's first district. Roe said his campaign will focus on several issues including education, healthcare and national security.

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Roe announces re-election campaign

If re-elected, this will be Roe's fifth term as a US representative for Tennessee's first district. Roe said his campaign will focus on several issues including education, healthcare and national security.

Former Blue Plum Festival director appears in court

Deanna Hays was arrested after the festival's organizing group, Friends of Olde Downtowne reported she forged close to $50,000 worth of checks.

Amoeba death sparks concern over water safety

Tragedy struck in North Carolina when an 18-year-old girl was killed by a ‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’ that she contracted at the U.S. Whitewater Center in Charlotte. The tragedy has raised concern across the country.

Food distribution program needs donations

Good Samaritan Ministries distributed their second food boxes Tuesday. However, getting enough items was a close 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
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