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W’burg Christmas bazaar, parade set for Saturday

To borrow a line from the old song, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Williamsburg with a parade and several holiday events scheduled this weekend. Festivities will kick off with the Third-Annual Williamsburg Christmas Bazaar that will take place from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m....
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg police getting new vehicles

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Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop accepts $1,000 in donations Thursday

Thanks to the efforts of a Corbin church, the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association and VFW Post 3167 in Williamsburg, 10 more children will have a more special Christmas this holiday season. Southside Baptist Church in Corbin and the association presented the Williamsburg...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Unemployment rates fall in Whitley, Knox, Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 88 Kentucky counties, including Whitley, Laurel and Knox, remained the same in ten and rose in 22 counties between October 2016 and October 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Cash Express coat, toy, food drive fills police cruiser, fire truck

A used coat and toy drive and a drive for non-perishable canned goods that was conducted by the Williamsburg Cash Express filled up the police cruiser of Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. and one fire truck Monday. Cash Express collected eight to 10 bags of brand new...
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

Corbin Public Library challenges parents to read 1,000 books to children before they start kindergarten

The Corbin Public Library is encouraging local parents to read 1,000 books to their children before they begin kindergarten. “By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills,”...

Column: My take on the Class 3A state championship game

The following From the Sidelines column was featured in the December 6, 2017 edition of the News Journal… You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Tuesday Night Highlights: High School Basketball Results for Dec. 5, 2017

Six of the eight News Journal coverage area teams were in action Tuesday. Here are the results…

Corbin Library holding book signing for local author

The Corbin Public Library will hold a book signing for local author Patricia Estep O’Neal Friday night. O’Neal’s book, “Wait ‘Till You Hear This One,” is a series of humorous essays in which O’Neal describes her family and childhood in the hills of Appalachia. The book includes...
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