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Hard to believe that Ky. Consular Center has been in W’burg 20 years

Believe it or not, the Kentucky Consular Center celebrated its 20th anniversary in Williamsburg on Oct. 25. The center has undergone numerous changes over the years. When it first opened, the center employed 45 people and its main concentration was on the U.S. Diversity Visa...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020

Quarles unveils new Appalachia Proud brand at SOAR Summit

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced a new logo for the popular Appalachia Proud brand, a component of Kentucky Proud, at the recent SOAR Summit. “When I came into office, my team immediately began discussions with folks in Appalachia about how to improve this...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020
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Kentucky Consular Center celebrates its 20th anniversary in Williamsburg

Whitley County has been home for 20 years to the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC). This important government facility supports consulates and embassies overseas and protects U.S. border security. During the last two decades, it has grown from about 40 workers to more than 425...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020
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OpEd: More than 90,000 jobless claims unresolved despite $17 million no-bid contract

Did you hear the one about Tracey Hayes, who simply followed what Gov. Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians to do by issuing a COVID-19 executive order expanding unemployment insurance to cover additional groups of workers? While Beshear was announcing the signing of the order during...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020