Washington County, Tenn. News

Walk/ride benefits newly appointed 'Jacob's Nature Park'

More than 100 people biked and walked to help transform a special Johnson City park Saturday morning.

911 complications in NE Tenn. should be fixed

911 service in Washington County, Tennessee, and several surrounding counties should be fixed and emergency callers should be immediately connected to an operator.

ETSU fraternity suspension lowered

A suspended ETSU fraternity is getting somewhat of a break. Lambda Chi Alpha was suspended when a member filed a complaint about hazing, including sleep deprivation and forced drinking.

UPDATE: Lights on again & multi-vehicle wreck being cleared

We have an update to a traffic alert we told you about earlier in Johnson City: Traffic lights should be back on, and the scene of the multi-vehicle wreck on W. State of Franklin is being cleared.

Blue Plum announces this year's acts

We’re less than two months away and we’re learning what’s in store for this year’s Blue Plum festival.

2 arrested in string of car burglaries

A string of car burglaries in one Johnson City neighborhood may be over. Tuesday, police arrested two men they say admitted doing it.

Accused of renting hotel room & taking TV

A man is under arrest in Johnson City for renting a hotel room and apparently taking the TV before he checked out. Christopher Morris was arrested after he was released from custody on unrelated charges in Kingsport.

(img1)Just Jump Trampoline Park now open in Johnson City

Just Jump Trampoline Park is now open!

We have a first-of-its-kind fun event in the Tri-Cities: The trampoline park Just Jump is now open in Johnson City.

Spina bifida won't stop this future power-lifting Paralympian

The ETSU Olympic Training Site power-lifting team has a particularly unique member.

Spring rabies safety for pets

Saturday is the first day rabies clinics will be popping up all over Washington County.

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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