Washington County, Tenn. News


Haslam visits Johnson City to answer Insure Tennessee questions

Next week the Tennessee state legislature will gavel in on a special session to discuss healthcare in the Volunteer State.

Bill Haslam

Gov. Haslam to speak about Insure Tennessee in Johnson City

Tennessee governor Bill Haslam will be in Johnson City Thursday to discuss his proposal to provide health coverage to low-income Tennesseans.

Man charged with Johnson City stabbing

Zachery Alexander Smith-Lyon was arrested Wednesday Night as a result of an investigation into a stabbing at Miller Crest Apartments in Johnson City in October of 2014.

Remembering firefighter Luke Story

An entire community came together today to remember Sgt. Luke Story, a firefighter at the Jonesborough Fire Department.

Local computer company offers help to small businesses

A small business from Greeneville wants other small businesses to be safe online.

ETSU cracking down on seatbelt violations

If you are going to be driving on campus at East Tennessee State University, you may want to pay extra attention to what you do behind the wheel.

Teenager charged with slashing hundreds of tires

Investigators say a 17-year-old was responsible for slashing hundreds of tires on a Gray, Tennessee car lot on Thanksgiving Day.

ETSU students raise enough money for "Sex Week"

After months of planning and fundraising, the controversial "sex week" is going to happen at ETSU.

Local firefighter remembered for dedication

One of Jonesborough Fire Department's most experienced and dedicated, lost his fight to cancer Saturday.

Hop on over to Johnson City Brewing Company for a brew and a good cause

Just sitting at home with no plans on this Saturday night? Just *hop* on over to the Johnson City Brewing Company tonight and buy a beer for a good cause.

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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