Washington County, Tenn. News

New school plan raises concerns in Washington County

A new school proposed by the Washington County, Tennessee School Board is raising concerns throughout the county.

A celebration for the kids at the Carver Recreational Center.

The kids came out to eat hamburgers and hot dogs and just have some fun, provided by the staff, to celebrate another school year in the books.

The Washington County 4 H brings kids out to the Appalachian Fairgrounds

They learned about cooking both outdoors and indoors.
Some kids learned how to make a lamp, and some learned about making speedy ice cream.

Charged in police officer-civilian collision

We have new information on Wednesday’s collision between a Johnson City police officer and another person. Both cars were totaled and now, the Tennessee Highway Patrol finished its preliminary investigation.

Police officer & civilian total cars in collision

A Johnson City police officer was involved in a collision with another person, and both cars were totaled.

Johnson City Police demonstrate crime scene investigation techniques

One thing that often helps solve crimes are fingerprints, and Johnson City detectives say it is the best form of identification.

Teen volunteers needed to help veterans at V.A.

Are you looking for something for your teenager to do this summer? There's an opportunity for students to give back to their community.

2 arrested for machete & bat attack

Two men are spending the holiday weekend in jail after police say they took part in a machete and baseball bat attack.

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A World War II veteran gets a special gift

A World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge got a special gift this morning.

Stolen brass fixtures lands man behind bars

A worker at Johnson City’s Water and Sewer Department is charged with stealing more than a half-ton of brass fixtures from the office.

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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