Washington County, Tenn. News

Johnson City landmark could be torn down early next year

The old Model Mill property in downtown Johnson City could be demolished early next year now that a judge has thrown out the final lawsuit standing in the way.

Study of Johnson City Fire Department shows surprising stats

There are some startling numbers out of Johnson City.  The commissioned a study of essential services, and that study revealed some surprising information when it comes to the Johnson City Fire Department.

Child life specialists care for kids at Niswonger Children's Hospital

Staying in a hospital puts a lot of stress and anxiety on patients because sometimes they don't know when they'll be able to leave.

Shop With A Cop event gives children in Washington County, TN early Christmas

Police officers in Washington County, Tenn. gave children an early Christmas on Thursday night with the annual Shop with a Cop event.

Food trucks will not be allowed on public property in Johnson City

Food trucks will not be allowed on public property in Johnson City after a vote by the city commissioners on Thursday night.


Woman facing charges for bringing a gun into a school

A woman from Gray is charged with bringing a gun onto school property.

Sick children get gifts from firefighters

Johnson City firefighters brought gifts to Niswonger Children's Hospital patients on Thursday.

Atmos Energy hopes customers will help the needy

Atmos Energy is asking customers to add a little to their gas bills to help their neighbors who may be having trouble paying the bill.

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Domestic violence call ended in standoff, charges

A domestic violence call at a home in Washington County, Tennessee ended with a three-hour standoff.

Ronald McDonald House decks the halls for Christmas

The only place you might see this many Christmas trees in one place at one time is a Christmas tree lot.

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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