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Health Care Center Week Proclaimed by City of Corbin

Corbin has proclaimed August 9 – August 15, 2020 as Health Center Week. Running parallel with the annual National Health Center Week, the City of Corbin is home to a single health center, Grace Health. The hope is that the week will raise awareness about the mission and...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020
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Unemployment rates for Whitley, surrounding counties drop to near pre-COVID levels

June unemployment rates for Whitley and its surrounding counties in Kentucky have largely dropped back to near pre-COVID-19 levels, according to figures from the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 04 Aug 2020

END OF AN ERA: Local Southern States co-op closing its doors in early August

Anthony Holland has been the man in charge at Corbin Farm and Garden, located on Master Street, for the past 38 years. In that amount of time he has seen the business grow and change, but he is now looking forward to taking things just a little easier when he retires early next month.

Leadership Kentucky Announces 2020 BRIGHT Kentucky Class

Leadership Kentucky is proud to announce the members of the BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2020.
Posted On 01 Aug 2020
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20 Local Businesses Receive Grants from ‘Pay It Forward’ Business Support Fund

The Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Northern Contours of Corbin for creating the Pay It Forward Business Support Fund. This initiative, in the spirit of community, was conceived to help small businesses in our community while also encouraging recipients...
Posted On 01 Aug 2020
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Future Workforce: Corbin’s Lauren Shackleford earns runner-up finish in national FBLA competition

Corbin’s own Lauren Shackleford was among the many high school students in the area who were left disappointed by the fact that the 2019-2020 school year had to be cut short this past spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. An accomplished bowler, she has unfortunately had to...

Corbin’s Brenna McDaniel Awarded Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship by Grace Health

Brenna McDaniel of Corbin, KY has been awarded a 2020 Kay Campbell Nursing Scholarship from Grace Health. Brenna, the daughter of Craig and Denise McDaniel, will receive a $3,000 scholarship award for her nursing career studies, which she will begin pursing this fall following...

Construction at Corbin KFC should be complete this fall

Folks driving by the original Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Corbin will notice that renovations are still very much underway. As previously reported, a major remodel is in the works that will transform the birthplace of KFC into a one-of-a-kind destination where visitors...

Kentucky Splash GM talks water park opening, hopes for remainder of season

When it became evident that COVID-19 would not be going anywhere as we entered the summer season one of the biggest questions that folks began asking was, “Will water parks still be allowed to open?”

Dr. John Mountjoy, retiring dentist, reflects on past 40 years in Williamsburg

The Mountjoy name is synonymous with Williamsburg. Among the important titles held by members of this family include school superintendent, mayor, sheriff and state representative. The gymnasium inside Williamsburg High School is named J.B. Mountjoy Gym. All you have to do is...