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UPDATED: Boiled water advisory lifted; Lessons learned from W’burg water outtage

UPDATE: Officials have lifted the Boiled Water Advisory for the city of Williamsburg. Running water is something most of us take for granted. We use it for drinking, bathing and cleaning. It is always there. Except when it isn’t, like this past weekend in Williamsburg when a pair...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018

Whitley County Bicentennial BBQ Cookoff draws good crowd

Whether it was chicken legs on the bone, barbeque ribs, barbeque pork or shredded barbeque chicken, the cooks at the Whitley County Bicentennial BBQ Cookoff had a little something for everyone. Half a dozen cooks took part in the first ever event outside the Whitley County...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

W’burg man found passed out behind the wheel arrested

A Williamsburg man was arrested for DUI on Independence Day after police allegedly found him passed out in his vehicle. About 7:34 p.m., Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird observed Prince Branham, 54, of Mountain View Drive, sitting at the stop sign on Seventh Street and passed...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

Suspect in Corbin triple homicide appears in circuit court Tuesday

A Corbin man, who allegedly killed three people in February, including a pregnant woman and her unborn child, had a brief court hearing Tuesday morning in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

Williamsburg Fire Department getting first ever ladder truck

The Williamsburg Fire Department will soon have its first ladder truck. During Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the Williamsburg City Council approved the purchase of a used 100-foot aerial platform 1999 Sutphen Custom Fire Apparatus fire truck, and financing for the purchas...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

Cyber security experts sound warnings at chamber luncheon

There are two kinds of computer networks in the world. There are those that have been attacked by cyber criminals and those that will be attacked by cyber criminals. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

After 27 years, Byrd retires from W’burg Tourism

For the last 27 years, Joyce Byrd has typically been the first person you see when you enter the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center. Since 2008, she has been the person in charge of Williamsburg’s biggest festival, Old Fashioned Trading Days. On Monday morning, July 2,...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

W’burg officials make case for historic district

If you own a historically significant building in downtown Williamsburg then what does the proposed historic preservation district mean for you? If the district is approved, would you have to get permission from Washington or Frankfort to renovate your home or building? What are...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

W’burg police drug investigation leads to federal indictment

A federal grand jury has indicted two men for conspiring to distribute drugs in Whitley County last year thanks in part to a Williamsburg Police Department investigation. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

Corbin fireworks Tuesday night; W’burg, Jellico, Barbourville Wednesday night

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of next couple of nights in local towns. Corbin will hold its Independence Day celebration, which is complete with fireworks, on Tuesday, July 3, and Williamsburg, Barbourville and Jellico will...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018