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Preview: W’burg facing Glasgow in round one of All ‘A’ state tournament

When the newspaper begins hitting shelves and racks on the morning of January 22, the Williamsburg Lady Jackets basketball team will be just hours away from competing against the Glasgow Scotties in round one of this year’s All “A” state championship tournament at Eastern...

From the Sidelines: My thoughts on the resignation of Justin Haddix

The following From the Sidelines column appeared in the January 22, 2020 print edition of the News Journal…

Free brunch held in Corbin Sunday to remember MLK

Food is always a great way to bring people together, and the Sunup Initiative and the City of Corbin partnered Sunday to do that with a brunch in honor of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The group hosted a free brunch at the Second and Main Event Center in...

Williamsburg police vow to crack down on distracted driving

If you text, check your social media on your smart phone, or do anything with it except talk on your phone while driving, then you probably want to go ahead and get in the habit of putting it down. This spring, the Williamsburg Police Department will be launching a ticketing...
Posted On 21 Jan 2020

Over $1.8 million invested in W’burg in 2019, mayor says; Cookout coming

Based on estimates in building permits in 2019, about $1.8 million was invested in Williamsburg for work done to businesses, home, apartments and so forth. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....
Posted On 21 Jan 2020

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrest Pennsylvania fugitive, sex offender

A Williamsburg man, who is a convicted sex offender and an out-of-state fugitive, waived extradition Monday morning back to the state of Pennsylvania, according to court documents. Whitley County Sheriff’s Deputy Mike Lawson arrested Fred Eugene Hughes, 60, on Jan. 7 at a US25W...
Posted On 21 Jan 2020