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UofC going online only for remainder of spring semester

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread across the state and the nation, the University of the Cumberlands has elected to move all of its remaining in-person classes to the online platform. Dr. Larry Cockrum, President of the university, announced the decision Tuesday...

Corbin Tourism Commission votes Wednesday to temporarily suspend restaurant, transient taxes

In response to the Corbin City Commission’s decision earlier this week to suspend the collection of all alcohol and regulatory fees until further notice, the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission voted Wednesday to also suspend restaurant and transient (motel) taxes effective...

Williamsburg announces that it won’t disconnect water or sewer services for the next 60 days

Due to the coronavirus, the City of Williamsburg has announced that it will not be disconnecting water or sewer services for 60 days although customers are encouraged to pay their bills on time if they can, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced. Also all city events at the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020

Old Whitley County Courthouse staying open to the public, Williamsburg City Hall closing to the public

The old Whitley County Courthouse is staying open to the public for now, but Williamsburg City Hall will be closing to the public although offices will stay open doing business over the phone and through the drive-thru. Also, the May Primary election is getting pushed back until...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020

Local schools still working to educate, feed children during crisis

Schools across Corbin, Williamsburg and Whitley County, as well as the rest of the state, have all canceled in-seat classes through at least March 27, leaving educators with a whole host of issues ranging from preparing non-traditional instruction packets for students during the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020

W’burg woman dies while en route to hospital following crash

A Williamsburg woman died Saturday from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as Leah M Byrns, 41. Kentucky State Police stated that the wreck occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the...

Events at Corbin Arena halted until further notice

While Super Bull Professional Bull Riding went on as scheduled Friday and Saturday at The Arena in Corbin, Mayor Suzie Razmus said it will be the last event until further notice. The Price is Right Live that had been scheduled for March 27, has been rescheduled for July 28....

Corbin Utilities Commission considering suspending disconnections, waiving late fees

The Corbin Utilities Commission is considering several steps to help area residents in light of the coronavirus. At a special called commission meeting to be held at 4:30 p.m. today, the commissioners are scheduled to consider waiving the credit card fees and late fees,...

Baptist Health Corbin institutes new rules for those entering hospital

Baptist Health Corbin has implemented coronavirus screening measures for all patients and visitors entering the hospital. Officials said all entrances to the hospital, with the exception of the main entrance, outpatient specialty clinic, and emergency department, will be closed....

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