Washington County, Tenn. News


Appalachian Fair offers free rides for canned food

If you're planning to head to the Appalachian Fair, you may want to check your pantry before you go.


Fair, construction may cause traffic delays on I-26

With the Appalachian Fair going at full steam, traffic trying to get there may be slow going.

NASCAR driver Joey Gase surprises patients at Niswonger Children's Hospital

NASCAR driver Joey Gase lost his mother to a sudden brain aneurysm in 2011 and knew how important it was to her to donate her organs.

ETSU kicks off Pride Week

ETSU kicks off Pride Week this Thursday as the university welcomes 15,000 students back to campus.

Local church hosts blood drive in memory of Hannah Grace Broyles

A Washington County, Tennessee family has made it their mission to support the American Red Cross after the death of their daughter.

Gas leak repaired in Johnson City

Some tense moments this afternoon in a Johnson City neighborhood after someone hit a gas line while digging a hole for a mailbox.

Johnson City woman wants to turn Oaks Castle into an arts center

Oaks Castle is currently vacant in Johnson City but that could change soon. Cher Cornett, a professor with ETSU's digital media program, has big plans to turn it into an events venue and art museum.

Quillen College of Medicine hosts training day for first responders

More than 60 EMS responders around the region gathered at the Quillen College of Medicine today to take part in a day of advanced training at ETSU's simulation lab.


Heart research will go on at ETSU

More than $2-million is headed to ETSU to continue heart research at the university.


Easier parking at ETSU? There's an app for that

A new parking garage isn't the only thing making parking easier for East Tennessee State University students.

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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