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Sheriff’s deputies seize over 900 pills, $22,000 cash during investigation

A Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a report about a local resident advertising marijuana for sale on social media has resulted in the seizure of over 900 pills and $22,000, and the indictment of three people. On Monday, the Whitley County Grand Jury indicted...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies, Corbin police recover pound of suspected crystal meth worth over $70,000

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies and Corbin police recovered over $70,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine, which is also known as “ice,” and over $7,000 cash following a pursuit Sunday in Corbin. Deputy Jonas Saunders was patrolling in the area of Cumberland Falls Highway and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

W’burg man arrested for allegedly breaking into church fellowship hall

A Williamsburg man, who allegedly broke into a church’s fellowship hall after he was spotted trying to break into a vehicle late Monday evening, is now behind bars. The incident started about 10 p.m. Monday when a Watts Creek Road resident called Whitley County E911 reporting...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

George Hays Road closed indefinitely after collapse

George Hays Road in Williamsburg will be partially closed for at least the next few weeks following the collapse of a portion of the road that is located about 1.5 miles from Briar Creek Park. George Hays Road in Williamsburg will be closed indefinitely following a collapse...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Prosecutors plan to seek death penalty against accused killer

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a Corbin man, who was indicted Monday on multiple counts of murder in connection with a Feb. 17 incident. Paul Brock was indicted Monday on three counts of capital murder and fetal homicide. Prosecutors are seeking the death...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

W’burg historic homes tour set for Saturday, admission $35

Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration resumes Saturday morning with a historic homes tour featuring six of the oldest homes in Williamsburg, many of which were built during an era when Williamsburg was one of the wealthiest places in America. “The wealth at that time in...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies seize 38 grams of crystal meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four people early Thursday evening after receiving a report that a man was under the influence of methamphetamine, causing a disturbance, and had left in a vehicle from an R.D. Rains Road residence. During the process, deputies recovered...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

Incendiary device set off outside Tractor Supply; W’burg police have suspect in the case

Williamsburg police say they have one suspect so far regarding an incendiary device that was set off outside Tractor Supply early Friday morning, and think the motive for the attack was probably retaliation. Fortunately the store wasn’t damaged and the fire was quickly...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

At long last, W’burg founder Samuel Cox honored with historical marker

Some times it takes a while to get your due. In the case of Williamsburg founder Samuel Cox, it only took 200 years, but who is counting. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Mountjoy, Smith honored during ceremony Sunday afternoon

Sunday afternoon was a time of recognition in Williamsburg for work to develop the old First Street area into a natural area of beauty that local residents can utilize for a walk along a nature trail, a leisurely canoe trip down the Cumberland River or just a place to have a...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018