Washington County, Tenn. News

Premier Pro Outdoor Racing Series stops in Tennessee

We have the worlds fastest half mile and also the worlds wettest half mile.

Johnson City family receives new home

A family in Johnson City has a new home thanks to the Appalachia Service Project.

Veteran career counseling in Johnson City

Veterans from across the Tri-Cities met Friday at the Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City to learn about employment opportunities in Northeast Tennessee.

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Man accused of stealing truck to commit another crime

A Johnson City man is accused of stealing a truck and then using that truck to commit another crime.

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Man sentenced to 17 years in prison in child pornography plea

A Johnson City man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for possession of child pornography.

Two families sue Washington County Board of Education over abuse claims

The Washington County, Tennessee Board of Education is facing a lawsuit after two families claim the school system did not do enough to investigate claims of abuse by a teacher.

Northeast State's Johnson City complex to open in March

Northeast State Community College is creating a satellite campus in downtown Johnson City and it's well on its way to completion.

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3. Statistician -- Average salary: $75,560

Projected growth by 2022: 27%

50 Jobs coming to Johnson City

A Johnson City company announces openings for several positions. Dialamerica says it's looking to hire 50 people.

ETSU teaches international students how to train athletes

East Tennessee State University is welcoming special visitors on campus this week from around the world.

Johnson City animal shelter nearly full

Animal shelters typically see more cats and dogs filter into their facilities during the summer months, a product of breeding season.  

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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