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W’burg Housing Authority votes to hire interim director, changes Lovitt’s suspension to without pay

Even though he is suspended, the Williamsburg Housing Authority’s executive director still has a job at least on paper, but as of Sept. 11, he is no longer getting paid for that job. On Aug. 23, the Williamsburg Housing Authority’s Board of Directors voted to suspended Executive...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

If you can’t smoke there, you soon won’t be able to vape there either in Williamsburg

Soon you won’t be able to vape anywhere in Williamsburg that you can’t smoke either. During the Williamsburg City Council’s regular monthly meeting Monday evening, the council held the first reading of an amended smoking ordinance, which adds vaping in addition to smoking....
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Corbin Police arrest Tennessee man caught urinating on Main Street

Corbin Police arrested a Tennessee man after he allegedly exposed himself while urinating on Main Street early Sunday morning. Roy Moran, 50, of Union City, Tennessee is facing charges of first-degree indecent exposure, alcohol intoxication in a public place and second-degree...

Gray man charged with assault in connection with Saturday night shooting

A Gray man is facing a first-degree assault charge after admitting to police that he shot a man in the neck Saturday. Kentucky State Police arrested Dennis R. Medlin, 58, at his residence on Hazel Fork Road at 10:48 p.m. Police were called to the scene in response to a complaint...

Sixth annual Moonbow EggFest set for Saturday in Corbin

The sixth annual Moonbow EggFest will be held Saturday in downtown Corbin. The event will feature 30 to 35 chefs showing off their skills with the famous Big Green Egg grill. “This year we have more out of state cooks,” said Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel. “That’s what we...

W’burg Housing Authority director released from jail on bond

The suspended executive director of the Williamsburg Housing Authority, who had been in jail since his Labor Day arrest, was released on bond Monday evening, and the housing authority could hire an interim director as soon as Wednesday afternoon. Williamsburg Police Lt. Bobby...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Williamsburg trick or treating times approved

Trick or treating hours have been set for Oct. 31 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison noted during Monday’s monthly city council meeting that trick or treating is always two hours long in Williamsburg, and is always on Halloween, except if it...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Kayaking for Kids proceeds mean $2,200 for Upward basketball, nearly $13,000 for elementary schools

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Third Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $15,090, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Operation Inasmuch offering free medical, dental services Saturday

Those who are uninsured and can’t afford medical and dental attention are being encouraged to come out to Cumberland Regional Mall Saturday for the Third Annual Operation Inasmuch. “Especially the uninsured and those who can’t afford medical and dental attention, we are asking...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019
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