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Williamsburg firefighters debut new ladder truck

The Williamsburg City Council got its first look at the city’s new ladder truck during its regular monthly meeting Monday. The used 1999 Sutphen ladder truck was purchased for $150,000. The truck has about 30,000 miles. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the ladder is...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Property assessments up, tax rate dropping in Williamsburg

Total property tax assessments are up about $15 million in Williamsburg this year, and the real estate tax rate will be dropping while the motor vehicle tax rate will be increasing slightly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

The B Squad Project aims to buy beds for less fortunate children this Christmas

Shannon Barman, who has a busy day job as manager of a Williamsburg restaurant, is one of those people who – when she gets an idea for something – she runs with it. Take a few weeks ago for instance. She was online and read about the TERF Project out of Mt. Sterling, which she...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Suspect in Gray man’s killing now jailed

A Barbourville man is now behind bars in the Knox County Detention Center charged with murder in connection with the Sept. 19 shooting death of Gray resident Glenn Edwards, 57. About 4:52 p.m. on Sept. 19, Kentucky State Police officers from Post 10 in Harlan received a call from...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Motorcycle chase suspect takes eight-year plea deal

A man, who led Kentucky State Police on a high-speed motorcycle chase through three counties in July, has entered a guilty plea in Whitley Circuit Court. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

W’burg City Council discusses success of River Fog Festival, other events

The success of Saturday’s inaugural River Fog Festival and the upcoming 25th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree were two topics of discussion during Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Five flown out following single vehicle crash Friday

Five people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter and two more were transported by ambulance to Jellico Community Hospital following a single vehicle crash early Friday afternoon on Wolf Creek Road. At least three people were ejected from the Ford Expedition, which...
Posted On 05 Oct 2018

Cedaridge Ministries partners with Knoxville area churches to host food and clothing give-a-way

Over 65 volunteers from several Knoxville area churches were on hand at Cedaridge Ministries in Williamsburg Monday and Tuesday September 24 and 25 to give away free food and clothing. Beauticians were on hand to give free haircuts. Free cleaning supplies were also shared....
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Sixth Annual W’burg Chili Cookoff Contest Saturday

Do you have a chili recipe that you think is the best in Williamsburg? Saturday is your chance to prove it and collect some prize money to boot during the Sixth Annual Williamsburg Chili Cookoff Contest. The chili cookoff will be held in conjunction with the community yard sale...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

$39.2 million KY 92W realignment project ready to start

Construction is expected to start in a couple of weeks on a $39.2 million project to realign a section of KY 92W from the intersection of KY 592 in McCreary County extending east of the intersection of Old Jellico Creek Road in Whitley County. Prime contractor Hinkle Construction...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018