Washington County, Tenn. News

Boone Dam update

TVA officials give an update on construction at Boone Dam.

Wetlands Water Park kicks off summer season

Wetlands Water Park in Jonesborough kicked of its summer season Tuesday by hosting its first ever "End of School Bash."

Sherwin-Williams refreshed Johnson City Boys and Girls Club gym

A local Boys and Girls Club recently lost funding from different organizations. As a non-profit, they rely heavily on volunteers and donations.

Family Justice Center to open in just over a month

Plans to build a center for sexual assault and domestic violence victims are moving forward.

On Monday, the County commission voted to split the responsibilities to maintain the center with Johnson City.

County leaders hope to find different location for proposed methadone clinic

More than 300 people have signed a petition against a proposed methadone clinic in the Gray Commons area.

Gray homes, deannexed from city: rezoned in Washington Co.

Washington County is rezoning an area of Gray, recently deannexed from Johnson City.

Washington Co. Tenn. commissioners fill vacant seat

There's a new commissioner in Washington Co., Tennessee. But he's a familiar face.

Pat Wolfe has been chosen to temporarily fill the seat of a commissioner, currently overseas on active duty. Wolfe has sat on the county commission for 16 years. His most recent term ended in 2014.

Fourth graders have a tea party with high school seniors

High school senior students came to Lake Ridge Elementary School to participate in the Senior Tea program.

Local job placement company looking to hire 120 people

The jobs are mostly industrial with starting pay ranging from $9.50 per hour to $13 per hour.

22 mile ruck march to raise awareness for veteran suicide

A group of local veteran's raised awareness for veteran suicide Sunday.

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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