Washington County, Tenn. News

(img1)Yee-Haw Brewery opens in historic Johnson City building

Yee-Haw Brewery open in Johnson City's former train depot

Yee-Haw Brewery in Johnson City is getting ready to officially open its doors on Thursday. Wednesday, the restaurant had what's called a soft opening.

Senior living facility ribbon cutting

Ribbon-cutting marked opening of new senior living community

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for a new, one-of-a-kind, senior living community in Johnson City.

United Way of Washington County, Tennessee, gets $6,000 donation

The United Way of Washington County in Tennessee has some more money to help the community.

4 local football players assigned to alternative school over hazing allegation

The number of David Crockett High School football players who will be going to a Washington County alternative school when classes begin, because of hazing allegations, is now up to four.

(img1)See the B&B that'll be featured on TLC's `Extreme I Dos'

Washington County, Tenn., B&B to be on national TV

One of Jonesborough's 10+ wedding venues is going to be featured on TLC’s new show “Extreme I Dos” later this week.

(img1)How dangerous is touching a live power line?

See what happens when a live power line is touched

You know power lines can be dangerous, but emergency workers got to see exactly what can happen when disaster strikes.

500-million-year-old sea creatures temporarily in Tri-Cities

Ancient sea creatures more than 500 million years old can now be found right here in the Tri-Cities. More than 200 trilobite fossils and artifacts are on display at the Natural History Museum and Fossil Site in Gray.

Kevin Lee Dugger

Charged with home burglaries in Johnson City

A Johnson City man is under arrest for several burglaries in the area. He was picked up Wednesday and police say while being questioned, a burglary was reported near where he was found. Then, his vehicle contained property from that burglary.

Johnson City probation program helps felons start over

"This is an intervention," Haas said. "We bring them drug and alcohol treatment, job skill training."


Hazing suspected, 2 football players changing schools

Two high school football players from our area have been moved to a different school until the investigation into alleged hazing is complete.

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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
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