Washington County, Tenn. News


Parent questions decision to cut child from football team

Football practice has started at Jonesborough Middle School, but one family claims their son was kept off the team for 24 hours because he's in a special education class.

Washington County sheriff's deputy

Two charged with metal, auto parts theft

Two people were charged with stealing metal and car parts in Washington County.


'Vaping' now banned in some Washington County buildings

Powering up your e-cigarette in some public buildings in Washington County, Tennessee is no longer allowed.

Tree cleanup is big business

With hundreds of trees down across the region,  tree services were busy today answering calls and working on clearing the debris.

Family stays positive after home is destroyed in storm

Severe storms ripped through our region yesterday destroying parts of homes and uprooting many trees, but now one family in Gray is asking, 'what's next from here?'

Power meter

Storms cause power outages in Johnson City

Johnson City Power Board is reporting power outages for 1,000 customers.

Good Samaritans give school supplies to kids

It's hard to believe but kids in Johnson City are getting ready to head back to school soon and school supplies don't always run cheap.

Vaccinations required for kids in Johnson City area

Schools require vaccine shots for children entering pre-school and kindergarten. Find out what those vaccinations are and why they are important. Even life-saving.

Teachers upset at being shut out of Governor Haslam's education meeting

Some teachers are voicing their concerns over the direction of education in Tennessee

New logos are new expense for ETSU

ETSU Director of Marketing Jennifer Clements has been busy looking at logos these days.

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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