With Veterans Day coming up Wednesday, Washington County Trustee Rick Storey shared his own story as a combat veteran with members of the East Tennessee Republican Club on Monday.
Jonesborough Alderman Terry Countermine wasn’t planning to run for reelection this year.
Trump, Hagerty, Harshbarger all receive more than 60% of votes in their races
Three newcomers are now set to take the helm on the Johnson City Board of Education following Tuesday’s election.
A roughly 27-year resident of Johnson City, City Commissioner Todd Fowler said hard work by his election team and his long-term presence in the community were likely factors in his victory on Tuesday.
Three candidates are on Tuesday’s ballot vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Johnson City, who is retiring in January after 12 years in Congress.
The 2020 presidential election, which takes place Nov. 3, will be hotly contested and complicated by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Compared to most other counties in Tennessee, Washington County was slow to start reporting election results on Tuesday.
After unseating four-term incumbent Micah Van Huss during the Republican Party primary in August, builder Tim Hicks led at press time in the race of the District 6 seat for the Tennessee House of Representatives.
Jonesborough’s Board of Mayor and Alderman will remain unchanged in 2020, as incumbent Aldermen Adam Dickson and Terry Countermine led the race with all precincts in the Washington County reporting incomplete totals.
The two incumbents on the Johnson City Board of Education fell behind three newcomers after voters cast their ballots Tuesday.
After a year’s hiatus, the Appalachian Fair will return to the region this summer. A local fixture since 1926, the only missed years for the fair were during World War II and last year’s COVID-19 pandemic.