Press and Media


02/25/2009 Johnson City Press Crockett students seek to keep others safe

This is about a staged car crash that was used to promote safety and good decisions during prom time. In addition This resulted from a challenge to Boone and Crockett from the Coaltion to produce a poster for prom. See Event Reports for more details and pictures.

02/18/2009 Crockett students develop prom campaign to prevent drinking

08/06/2008 Johnson City Press $1.49 million grant to benefit area organizations

This grant benefits several of the Coaltion partners and includes a liason to the Coaltion from the Johnson City Schools.

07/30/2008 Johnson City Press Meet the neighbors - Activities give chance to start looking out for each other

The Coaliton was represented at National Night Out events by Heatherly Sifford from the Washington County Health Department. She shared prevention bracelets "stay smart don't start" and our 1-pager with information about he Coatlion. THANKS HEATHERLY! See the Event Reports for details


07/23/2008 Johnson City Press Youth learn investigative techniques at police academy - CSI: Junior Edition

07/22/2008 Johnson City Press Driving ‘drunk’ Goggles give teens sensation of intoxicated driving at Junior Police Academy.

4 Youth from the Washington County Anti-Drug Coaliton attended the Junior Police Academy

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS IN THE NEWS - arrests and events related or suspected to be related to substances

Washington County

02/27/2009 Johnson City Press Fake drugs + fake money = real arrest

01/30/2009 Johnson City Press Shrines failed to provide protection from officers

01/29/2009 Johnson City Press WCSO arrest led to break up of ring

08/14/2008 Johnson City Press Doctor charged in drug fraud case granted leniency

07/31/2008 Johnson City Press City man killed in motorcycle wreck

06/25/2008 Johnson City Press Accused in prescription fraud case appears in court

06-20-2008 Johnson City Press Man falls from bridge

06/01/2008 Johnson City Press City planners working on substance abuse treatment facilities ordinance

07/08/2008 Johnson City Press Jonesborough woman killed in two vehicle crash (update: the woman driving (not the victim) was taking methadone, a new prescription was already empty)

07/24/2009 Johnson City Press Crack found when campus police stop man wanted on gun charge


04/06/2009 Miami Herald (FL) Pain Pills from South Florida Flood Appalachian States

08/11/2008 News Channel 11 Unicoi County Sheriffs Department Says Illegal Immigrants Had Cocaine, Guns

08/07/2008 News Channel 11 Marijuana Arrest

08/07/2008 News Channel 11 Bristol Tennssee Police Make Arrest in June Pharmacy Robbery

07/29/2008 Johnson City Press Johnson County HS head football coach arrested for DUI

07/28/2009 Johnson City Press Meth lab destroyed in Mountain City raid


08/26/2008 The Tennesseean Teen abuse is frequently linked to adults (written by the Coalition leader in Nashville, TN)


03/19/2009 Business Lexington (KY) Underage drinking parties open door for liability

Blog Should parents be jailed when their kids drink?