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Shooting suspect being held on $1 million bond

An Oak Ridge man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $1 million cash bond for shooting his former stepfather to death early Friday afternoon on a rural Whitley County Road.

Posted On 25 Jan 2012

Anti-alcohol forces come together in Williamsburg

Over 50 people gathered at the Cumberland Inn Monday evening for over an hour to discuss how they can defeat a ballot initiative, which would allow the sale of alcohol by the drink in Williamsburg.

Posted On 25 Jan 2012

Corbin man dead after Friday shooting

Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell, Chief Deputy K.Y. Fuson and Lt. Bill Riley examine the scene of this Friday afternoon shooting near the Tennessee state line that left a Corbin man dead.

Posted On 20 Jan 2012

$114,000 of missing Hodge money found in dormant bank accounts

When it came to money, Whitley County Fiscal Court members got some good news for a change during their monthly meeting Tuesday evening.

Posted On 18 Jan 2012

Petition submitted for alcohol vote in Williamsburg

Would allowing alcohol sales by the drink in restaurants lead Williamsburg to greater economic prosperity, or will it start the town down a slippery slope of greater alcohol use, which could result in eventual packaged alcohol sales and perhaps more?

Posted On 18 Jan 2012

Two arrested in connection with December burglary; more arrests likely

So far Williamsburg police have arrested two people in connection with a Dec. 29 burglary, and say more arrests are likely.

Posted On 16 Jan 2012

Williamsburg Police arrest two in connection with local burglary

So far Williamsburg police have arrested two people in connection with a Dec. 29 burglary, and say more arrests are likely.

Posted On 12 Jan 2012

After seven years, DUI charge against Williamsburg man dismissed by judge

A Williamsburg man, who was arrested in late 2004 for allegedly driving while drunk, had his charges dismissed Monday afternoon in Whitley District Court.

Posted On 11 Jan 2012

Community forum to discuss smoking ban to be held in W’burg Thursday

A community forum about secondhand smoke is planned for Thursday evening at Williamsburg City Hall and could serve as a precursor for an anti-smoking ordinance in Williamsburg.

Posted On 11 Jan 2012

Border Bowl has history of producing college-bound players

If history is any indicator, about 80 percent of the players participating in Saturday's 2012 National Guard Border Bowl will sign scholarships to play football at the college level.

Posted On 06 Jan 2012