New General Session Judge Approved in Washington Co.

Washington County's two general sessions court judges will spend the next few months developing a schedule and division of duties among themselves and a new judge, who is expected to start work in January. Judge James Nidiffer said he was pleased when the county commission approved the new position Tuesday night. Nidiffer also said he and Judge Robert Lincoln will need to discuss how the new court will be staffed. Nidiffer and Lincoln currently share equal duties, and the new judge will be included in that same process. The Johnson City Press has more