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KY Lottery sales continue to beat expectations

During the most recent meeting of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation’s board of directors, it was announced that sales continue to perform ahead of expectations in the final weeks of Fiscal Year 2019. Year-to-date sales through the end of May 2019 were $1.035 Billion, which is 8.1%...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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Union College to partner with Senture

Union College is proud to announce the recent corporate partnership between the Union College Division of Online and Graduate Studies and Senture LLC. Through the Corporate Partner Program, Union College will become a preferred education partner for employees at Senture. In...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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University of the Cumberlands hosts Entrepreneurship Competition

Students in the Hutton School of Business engaged in an Entrepreneurship Competition modeled after the popular show “Shark Tank” during the spring semester. Students formed into teams to develop business plans and associated pitches to present during the competition. As part of...
Posted On 24 Jun 2019
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Old Town Grill wins Corbin Burger Week’s People’s Choice Award

Old Town Grill is the new burger champion of Corbin. The restaurant, located in Trademart Shopping Center, earned the 2019 Burger Week People’s Choice Award with its OTG Brisket Burger. The all beef patty was served on a potato bun with brisket sauce, brisket, cheddar cheese and...

Austin City Saloon officially opens in Corbin

After more than eight months of work, Josh Brock will officially open the doors of Austin City Saloon in Corbin Wednesday. Brock, who owns the original Austin City Saloon in Lexington, has been working to turn the former Tri-County Pawn and Vacuum at 302 North Main Street into...

The gaRAGE Karaoke and Arcade opens tonight in Corbin

Bust out your sequined jumpsuits, black outfits, or Hawaiian shirt and prepare to belt out your rendition of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Buffet, or any of hundreds of other artists as the gaRAGE Karaoke and Arcade opens tonight in Downtown Corbin. Jaimee Brown and her boyfriend,...

Jim Waters will be keynote speaker for June 11 chamber luncheon

The president of a conservative-leaning Kentucky think tank, that specializes in government policy toward economics and education, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon in Williamsburg. Jim Waters, President of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

G&E Burgers celebrating 50 years

What may be Williamsburg’s oldest restaurant is celebrating a milestone this week. G&E Burgers is celebrating its 50th anniversary this week with 50 percent off on selected items, live music Friday and Saturday, and other festivities. “It is a landmark here in Williamsburg,”...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Unemployment rates drop locally, across the state

Unemployment rates fell in 89 Kentucky counties between April 2018 and April 2019 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 21 and stayed the same in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 29 May 2019

Gibson’s Music 50th anniversary celebration to culminate in free concert Saturday night

Gibson’s Music is celebrating 50 years in business this week, and owner and founder, Betty Comer, is planning a big bash to mark the occasion. The party will culminate Saturday evening with a free performance by pianist Jason Coleman, the grandson of world-renowned pianist Floyd...