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W’burg City Council approves property tax increase

The Williamsburg City Council held the first reading of the ordinance setting its 2019 real and personal property tax rates during a special called meeting Monday night. Under the terms of the ordinance, the real property rate, on which property tax rates are based, will increase...

Corbin woman pleads guilty to role in scheme to steal from local charity

A Corbin woman has pleaded guilty and is receiving a diverted prison sentence for her role in a scheme to take about $100,000, which was intended for a local charity. On Nov. 21, 2016, Thelma Hilbert, who is now 79, and Barbara Reeves, who is now 77, both of Corbin, were indicted...

Tri-County Cineplex hosting premier party in honor of Whitley County ‘Survivor’ contestant

Whitley County will be back in the national spotlight beginning tonight as Woodbine resident Elaine Stott’s quest on CBS’s “Survivor” begins, and the Tri-County Cineplex is offering the opportunity to watch the premier with the local favorite. Following up on the success of the...

W’burg woman must pay $6K in restitution for fire that damaged Daniel Boone National Forest

The Williamsburg woman convicted of starting a brush fire that spread into the Daniel Boone National Forest in March won’t go to jail, and won’t have to pay a fine, but a federal magistrate judge has ordered her to pay more than $6,000 in restitution to the U.S. Forest Service...

Corbin Fire Department selling breast cancer awareness t-shirts

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and after a three-year break, the Corbin Fire Department is, once again, selling t-shirts promoting the fight against breast cancer. “We kind of took a break because sales had slowed down,” said Corbin Fire Captain James Smith. The 2019...