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Group of burglaries hits area

A recent rash of home burglaries in the area has local police concerned and on the lookout for a white, newer model Dually pickup truck.

According to Jonesborough Chief of Police Matt Hawkins, the thefts began Monday, Feb. 23, with a burglary in the New Halifax neighborhood.

“Then there was one reported in Johnson City within an hour or two and a third one just outside the city limits on old Jonesborough Highway,” Hawkins said. “Sometime in the afternoon, a fourth one was reported in Johnson City on Todd Drive.” More...

New road namings to honor Ford, Jarrett

Two lifelong residents of Washington County will be honored with road namings in Gray and Telford.

During their Feb. 23 meeting, commissioners approved two resolutions requesting the General Assembly and specifically Sen. Rusty Crowe and Representatives Matthew Hill and Micah Van Huss to sponsor a joint resolution for passage in the state legislature on behalf of Washington County.

The Exit 13 interchange in Gray will be named “The Honorable Dale Ford Interchange” for his continued service and dedication to the residents of Washington County. More...

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