Washington County, Tenn. News

Appalachian Fair concert lineup announced

The Appalachian Fair is less than two months away and we have new details about this year’s concert lineup.

Critical Incident Drill testing 1st responders' skills

There was no need to worry around Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tuesday morning. First responders were testing their skills.

The Johnson City School System along with the Johnson City Fire Department, Police Department, 911, and EMS crews took part in a Critical Incident Drill at the school.

This drill was conducted to enhance the reaction, response, and preparedness of various first responders, in case of a real emergency.

This drill was part of their ongoing training.

Little Bucs celebrate International Mud Day

Children in Johnson City had a reason to play in the mud on Monday. That's because June 29 is International Mud Day.

Fireworks triggering for veteran with PTSD

Across the country people are preparing big Fourth of July celebrations, but there are some who are not looking forward to one favorite element of the holiday.

Dentsply, the former `Project X,' staying in Johnson City

The manufacturer Dentsply will not be leaving Johnson City. The leading producer and marketer of dental products in North America announced a lease agreement to stay.

ETSU offering rock, fossil, artifact ID service

Do you have a special rock, and you don't know what it is? The experts at the Gray Fossil Site want to help.

Arrested after fight in parking lot involving knife

A fight involving a knife at the start of the weekend ended with a man charged with aggravated assault. He spent the weekend in jail.

Johnson City's new animal shelter open for business

The new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter held it's grand opening Saturday.

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Traffic stop leads to chase, fight & Taser

Johnson City police tried to make a traffic stop when things turned ugly. The driver ended up facing drug charges, along with resisting arrest, evading arrest, and failure to illuminate plates.

MMA Finds Funding

Athletes that fight for a living won a fight in Tennessee this month for their future.

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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