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Pension fix main topic at chamber luncheon

Kentucky has made tremendous gains over the last few years in business and elsewhere, but all of those gains are threatened if Kentucky doesn’t address and fix its public pension system, Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions President and CEO Jim Waters told members of...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

State ultimately approves most historic building restoration projects for tax credits, stats show

Williamsburg’s recently created National Historic District could have a significant impact for building owners wanting to rehabilitate contributing structures within the district, and for the town. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Free Operation UNITE basketball camp set for June 20 at WCHS

Local school-age youth will have the chance next week to participate in a free basketball camp in Whitley County, which will be conducted by a former University of Kentucky basketball player. The Operation UNITE Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball skills camps will conclude...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Ohio senior citizens arrested for drug trafficking

Williamsburg police arrested a pair of Ohio senior citizens early Tuesday morning on a drug trafficking charges following a traffic stop. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

3 of 4 suspects in rape case now free on bond

Three of the four Whitley County men, who are charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Williamsburg woman that was apparently recorded on a cell phone, have been released on bond. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Ted Forcht could always make you smile

When I think about Ted Forcht, I can’t help but smile. The guy was just funny and made you laugh. If you spent any time at all around him, then you probably had a smile on your face before you left Ted’s company. Given the health problems he had during his life, which included...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

W’burg summer activities kick off with Movies in the Park Friday night

Once again this summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg most Friday nights to find either free live concerts or free movies in the park. “I am looking forward to another great summer of fun with our block parties and movies in the park and all...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

Convicted Whitley County murderer meets with parole board in July

A Whitley County man, who was sentenced to over 50 years in prison in connection to the 1998 shooting death and robbery of a Woodbine man despite the lack of a murder weapon or any eyewitnesses, is eligible for parole again in September and is expected to go before the Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019

One of four suspects in rape, video voyeurism case released on bond

One of the four Whitley County men, who are charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Williamsburg woman that was apparently recorded on a cell phone, was released on bond Tuesday, the day after his bond conditions were amended. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 06 Jun 2019

Four new restaurants planned for downtown Williamsburg

By this fall, downtown Williamsburg is expected to look quite a bit different with new restaurants, a butcher’s shop and other stores, Mayor Roddy Harrison said during a meeting of the Williamsburg Historic Preservation Commission Thursday evening. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019