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Application window opens for ‘bar’ licenses in Corbin and Williamsburg

The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has increased the number of Corbin’s quota retail drink licenses to three and two groups intend to submit applications. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

‘Elderly’ housing project in Williamsburg may face public criticism

The Williamsburg Planning and Zoning Commission may end up having the final say on whether a $5.2 million public housing project for low-income “elderly” residents moves forward, and the public will have the chance to give their input on the project during a public hearing late...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Medical helicopter forced to make emergency landing

A mechanic and pilot unsuccessfully tried to make repairs to this U.T. Life Star helicopter that made an emergency landing near Williamsburg early Monday morning.  The helicopter had to be returned to Tennessee on a truck. An emergency medical helicopter had to make an emergency...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Two people charged in connection with New Year’s Day shooting

Laurel County Sheriff’s detectives have charged two people in connection with a shooting that occurred Jan. 1 at a north Corbin residence. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies charged 45-year-old Zachary Lee Thompson with two counts of...

W’burg City Council takes stand on pension reform

As talk of reforming Kentucky’s retirement system continues with a potential special called legislative session pending, the Williamsburg City Council is throwing its support behind a plan that would separate the retirement system for city and county employees from that of state...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

First responders recognized Monday in Corbin

Various events were held on 911 to honor local first responders. Corbin Police and firefighters were among those that came to NIBROC Park Monday afternoon to remember the approximately 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Among those killed were 343...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Tristan Hall arrested for shoplifting, but denies allegations

Tristan Hall A local man, who previously had charges related to criminal solicitation to commit murder, making a fraudulent insurance claim and intimidating a participant in the legal process all dismissed, and who unsuccessfully tried to sue the prosecutors and several others...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Williamsburg students score above state average on ACT

When it comes to doing well on the ACT college entrance exam, Williamsburg students are doing better than most of their piers in Kentucky. The Williamsburg Independent School District announced Tuesday that its students had achieved ACT scores that are nearly one point higher...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Workout Anytime targeted by burglars early Monday

A new Corbin business has yet to open its doors to the public and it has already been a burglary victim. Officials with Workout Anytime Corbin in the Forest Hills Shopping Center said a man and woman broke into the neighboring storefront Monday morning. The area is being used as...

Oak Grove Fire Department offering free smoke detectors

The Oak Grove Fire Department is offering residents in the district two new smoke detectors. Oak Grove Fire Captain James Smith said the department has an agreement with the American Red Cross to provide the smoke detectors to the department as needed. Smith said firefighter Nick...
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