Washington County, Tenn. News

Johnson City holding Bootleg Bash to kick off ‘Battle at Bristol’

Today they announced that popular Knoxville band The Black Lillies will be playing at their event in lead up to the big game, and organizers say the event will also be good for the city even after the game.

ESTU first-year medical students receive white coats

First year medical students at East Tennessee State University received their white coats today. The white coats are a symbol of the start of their career in medicine.

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Mountain Home VA gives Vietnam Veterans welcome home celebration

Thurman Walters, said, Vietnam Veteran, “It was a lot of hostility. I think they blamed us for what we were doing."

‘Earning for Learning’ starts Friday at The Mall at Johnson City

The campaign includes Tennessee's tax-free weekend this weekend and will go through Sept. 18.

Popular Johnson City food truck reported stolen

The owners of Noli reported their truck was taken from the parking lot along on Cherry St.

Tennessee's tax free weekend starts July 29

Three words people love to hear, tax free weekend.

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Gray Fossil site still making discoveries after 16 years

Wallace said,"The excitement is still there, I still feel like a little 12-year-old when we find stuff. I still get excited to come out and say what did you find today?"

Man accused of holding woman at knifepoint in Johnson City

Johnson City Police Department arrested Walter Wayne Witt III, 33, and charged him with aggravated assault and interference with emergency calls.

Johnson City man sentenced for conspiring to distribute oxycodone

The man recruited others to become new patients of a nurse practitioner in order to obtain additional prescriptions.

West Walnut Street taskforce recommendations, near completion

Plans to redevelop a part of Johnson City are moving forward.

The West Walnut Street task force has met week after week since January. Now they believe they're in the final stages of developing their plan.

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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