Former bus driver asks for lenience during sentencing
A former Washington County, Tennessee bus driver broke her silence and took the stand asking the court for lenience Wednesday morning.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Washington County election website goes down
Washington County Administrator of Elections Maybell Stewart told The Johnson City Press says the office forgot to renew the registration for wcecoffice.com.
JCMC ranked in top ten Tennessee hospitals
Johnson City Medical Center has earned recognition in U.S. News & World Report as one of the top hospitals in Tennessee.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee
A Jonesborough family wants to know who came onto their property and slashed one of their horses with a box cutter.
Former school bus driver pleads guilty in 2012 crash
Former Washington County, Tennessee school bus driver Brenda Gray stepped up to the courtroom podium to address Judge Robert Cupp and repeated the same word several times: guilty.
Former bus driver pleads guilty in 2012 accident case
A former Washington County, Tennessee bus driver could spend time in jail after pleading guilty Friday morning to eight counts of reckless aggravated assault and one count of felony reckless endangerment.
Tennessee Authorities Seek Horse Slasher
Chip is a great horse, has been in professional training for the past three years.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Early voting begins Friday in Washington County, Tenn.
Voting hours will be 9 to 5 Monday through Friday and 9 to noon Saturday. Voters have three locations to choose from.
GPS problems 7-17-14
If you move into a new house or housing development, can first responders find your home? What about delivery drivers trying to bring you flowers or even pizza? We visited one new development, typed in the address of a new home into a GPS locator, and nothing showed up.
Director Ron Dykes says his proposed budget is $3 million in the red
Washington County, Tennessee Director of Schools Ron Dykes is looking over a school budget that's millions of dollars in the red.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
Floyd Edwin Gross
Floyd Edwin Gross, 84, of Johnson City, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the V.A. Medical Center in Johnson City.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Woman charged with false reporting of shooting
An eastern Tennessee woman has been charged with falsely telling police a friend was firing shots in a neighborhood in Johnson City.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
More theft charges against Washington County couple
A Washington County, Tennessee couple jailed on burglary and theft charges from Johnson City earlier this week has picked up more charges this time in Washington County.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Angry parents claim teacher abused students
Some parents are speaking out about concerns over possible abuse by a teacher. It involves a former Jonesborough Middle School teacher but the school system says the issue has already been handled and the teacher cleared, but the families are not satisfied.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
George W. "G.W." Lewis
George W. "G.W." Lewis, 90, of Johnson City, Tenn., passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Johnson City man steals transit bus while intoxicated
A man is being held at the Washington County Detention Center after stealing a Johnson City Transit bus and driving it while intoxicated.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Greenville Sun
Telford Bus Driver Case Continued Until July 18
An anticipated plea Thursday by former Washington County school bus driver Brenda Gray, who was involved in a crash in September 2012 that injured 39 students, did not happen.
Two people charged in deadly Johnson City shooting
Johnson City Police charged a man and woman following a deadly overnight shooting.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Operation Firecracker begins in Washington County
This operation is a way for the sheriff's department to arrest a large number of people who have outstanding warrants out for their arrest in the county.
Fireworks laws by county and city
Sullivan County - Fireworks can be used between the hours of 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. throughout the year, but the hours are extended to midnight on July 4 and other holidays.