Washington County, Tenn. News

'Quest' helping keep historic Downtown Johnson City alive

There are only five or six blocks left of what some people consider old downtown Johnson City and there's an effort to preserve the unique architecture.

New housing to help people who may have never had a place to call home.

That's the goal for a housing development that broke ground in Johnson City today.

ETSU partners with Adobe to offer a new learning experience

The university is getting state-of-the-art digital marketing tools from Adobe that will be incorporated into the curriculum for the students.

Apartments for foster children breaks ground

New housing is coming to people who may have never had a place to call home.

ETSU announces alliance with Adobe

ETSU will become the first academic institution in the country to work with Adobe to implement Adobe Marketing Cloud in its curriculum.

ETSU Police training to start carrying Naloxone next fall

ETSU is taking steps to make sure there's never a drug overdose on campus. Public Safety Officers will start carrying Narcan next fall.

$.5 M needed for Washington Co/Johnson City EMS heart monitors

Some lifesaving equipment is on its last legs in the Tri-Cities. The Washington County - Johnson City EMS is working to replace its heart monitors. First, however, they need to figure out how they're going to pay for them.

Storytelling Live! kicks off in Jonesborough Tuesday

Each teller in residence will host a week of performances in the auditorium. This year, the program starts off with West Virginia Native Bil Lepp.

Volunteers needed at the Johnson City Public Library

They call it the "Friendly Visitor" program. A friendly visitor can check out materials and deliver them to people who can't get to the library themselves due to health problems or other issues.

ETSU student arrested on statutory rape charges

A juvenile reported sexual contact with a male student acquaintance at his on-campus residence hall room.

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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