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Posted on: February 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Phones scheduled for brief outage on Feb. 8

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Washington County Government phones scheduled for brief outage on Feb. 8 

JONESBOROUGH – Phones at all Washington County Government offices will be down from 3 p.m. until approximately 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8.

“In an effort to consolidate services and save taxpayer dollars, we need a brief window of time to move around 500 numbers,” said Mayor Joe Grandy. “We did schedule this for the end of January, but due to issues with one vendor the switch did not happen. All three vendors involved in the move assure us the process will happen on Tuesday and take less than two hours.”

The temporary outage will impact phones in the following offices/locations:

  • Historic Courthouse Offices – Assessor of Property, Register of Deeds, Zoning/Planning, Trustee, County Clerk, Mayor’s Office, Purchasing, Accounting, Legal Services, Communications and the Election Commission
  • Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center
  • George Jaynes Justice Center – Circuit Court Clerk, Clerk and Master, all judicial offices, Juvenile Services, Veterans Services and County Welfare Officer
  • Washington County/Johnson City Emergency Management
  • Washington County Highway Department
  • Washington County UT Extension Office
  • Washington County Archives
  • Washington County Libraries in Jonesborough and Gray
  • Washington County Clerk and Trustee offices in Johnson City

 If you require assistance during the brief outage, you may contact any of the offices listed via email. Email addresses are available through the Department Directory



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