6 hrs ago
Another court delay for former bus driver
The deadline for a plea in the case against a former Washington County, Tennessee bus driver has been extended again today.
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The Elizabethton Star
Paul Huffine, 83, passed away on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Courtyards in Johnson City.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Traffic stop leads to seizure of eight pounds of marijuana
Officers say a traffic stop in Washington County, Tennessee leads to the seizure of eight pounds of marijuana, a firearm, and arrest of three.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Deputies find prescription drugs during traffic stop
Washington County, Tennessee Sheriff Ed Graybeal tells us Wednesday night deputies tried to stop a car being driven by Harrison Williams on the Kingsport Highway; he initially refused to stop.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Victim had Protective Order extended hours before shooting
Police recommend that you get an Order of Protection if you're in an abusive situation, to keep your abuser from being around you or contacting you.
20 small dogs dropped off at Johnson City animal shelter
The Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Center welcomed a steady stream of pet-lovers through their doors Wednesday, this comes less than 48-hours after staff says someone dumped 20 malnourished dogs outside their shelter.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
Max Edward VanHuss
Max Edward VanHuss, 71, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, February 21, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Elizabethton Star
Barbara Sue Calvert
Barbara Sue Calvert, 79, of Hampton, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at Pine Ridge Care Center, following an extended illness.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Pharmacist accused of attempted murder returns to court
Lee Scott Renfro appeared in Washington County, Tennessee Sessions Court. News 5 has learned, his bond was reduced to $70,000.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Courthouse Renovations Stalled
Second floor renovations to the old Washington County, Tennessee courthouse were first introduced in October of 2012.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
2 suspects booked in gas station robberies
Authorities tell The Greenwood Commonwealth that 41-year-old Johnny Moore Jr. was booked at the county jail on charges of armed robbery and shoplifting.
Johnson City pharmacist arrested on attempted murder charge
A Johnson City pharmacist is waiting arraignment for attempted first degree murder after police say he tried to kill his wife.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
911 dispatchers get fewer calls during this week's snow storm
Washington County Tennessee 911 dispatchers told us, despite bad driving conditions through this week's snow storm, they received fewer calls than normal.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Some people working overtime due to snow
For some people, Wednesday's snow meant a day off of school or work, but others don't have that option -- some workers must be on the job all the time.
Checking in with emergency personnel
Even though many schools and business are closing throughout the Tri-Cities because of the incoming winter storm, many folks still have to come to work in these harsh conditions.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Johnson City mother suspected of biting child
A Johnson City mother is charged with one count of felony child abuse neglect following an investigation into a report of an attack on a five-year-old child.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Local health department named after regional pioneer
The health department in Washington County, Tennessee was re-named Sunday in honor of a man--many say shaped the region in the late 1800's.
NAACP works to get new road named after MLK
For more than 20 years the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Johnson City has tried to get a street renamed after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "It's going on over 20 years, of people trying to get this street named," said Joyce Goines, NAACP President of Johnson City and Washington County, Tennessee chapter.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Suspect arrested in jewelry store theft
The Johnson City Police Department announced an arrest in a massive jewelry theft.
Girl scout cookies on sale
This year local Girl Scouts kicked things off by delivering free milk and cookies to volunteers at the Johnson City/Washington County animal shelter and the Red Cross.