Washington County, Tenn. News

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Two men charged after suspicious people reported near home

Two men were arrested after suspicious people were reported seen around a home in Gray.

Miss Tennessee visits Johnson City

Miss Tennessee visited Johnson City Saturday along with Miss Historic Jonesborough and Miss Johnson City.

Immigration policy will affect immigrants in Tri-Cities

Irma Vazquez illegally came to the United States with her family in 1993, and she's still waiting for approval on the paperwork to become a citizen she filed more than a decade ago.

School receives large grant for physical education

A local school has $15,000 more dollars to use for fitness education.

Approval for ETSU's proposed changes

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has approved ETSU's facility master plan.

Marines prepare for Toys for Tots distribution

The United States Marine Corps Reserve created the Toys for Tots program decades ago, making sure every child could have a toy for Christmas.

New grant targets East Tennessee prescription drug abuse

One in four teens abuse prescription drugs. Tennessee state officials want to change that statistic.

ETSU master plan for development

There may be a decision on the master plan for development of ETSU

Volunteers teach veterans to kayak

A group of veterans took to the water in Johnson City on Wednesday night to learn how to kayak from a group of volunteers with the national non-profit Team River Runner.


Deputy cleared in car crash

Results from a blood alcohol test clear a Washington County, Tennessee deputy.

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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