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Border Bowl X set for January 21 in Sevierville, TN

The Kentucky-Tennessee Border Bowl is moving to Sevierville in 2017.

Jellico Hospital welcomes 2017 New Year baby

Jellico Community Hospital happily welcomed their first baby of 2017 on January 6, 2017 at 6:28 p.m. Nicholas Reed Stevens is the son of Jennifer and Darrell Stevens of Williamsburg, KY. Nicholas weighed 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. He is pictured with his...

Norton – Massengill united in holy matrimony

Heather Norton and Matthew Massengill were united in holy matrimony by Rev. Mahan Archer on August 27, 2016 at The Stables in LaFollette, TN. The bride is the daughter of Susan Tidwell Brown, the late Shelton Norton Jr., and the stepdaughter of Dale Brown of Williamsburg. She is...

Woman injured in Thursday shooting released from hospital

A Williamsburg woman, who had to be airlifted to Knoxville after being shot Thursday morning, was expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday. The shooting took place about 9 a.m. Thursday at 137 Mt. Morgan Road residence of Chris Creekmore. When officers arrived at the...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

W’burg councilwomen want fire hydrants painted decoratively

If some Williamsburg City Council members have their way, city fire hydrants could be getting a little more decorative in the near future. During Monday’s monthly meeting, the council discussed the issue of fire hydrants and the possibility of replacing some of them....
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Ex-London PD Chief, who had EPO dismissed, now serving EPO’s for W’burg PD

A former London Police Chief, who resigned in 2014 after an ex-girlfriend took out an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) against him, which was later dismissed, is the Williamsburg Police Department’s new officer in charge of serving Emergency Protective Orders. You need to...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Some things I would like to see in 2017

Mark White is Editor of The News Journal. With 2016 squarely in our rearview mirror, I thought now might be a good time to reflect on some things that may be taking place in 2017 and what kind of an impact they could have locally. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 12 Jan 2017