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Gilbert Tire now one of only few in the area with top-of-the-line computerized wheel alignment system

Gilbert Tire and Battery Co., located on US Hwy. 25 in Corbin, recently invested in an updated computerized wheel alignment system that has cut down on service time considerably.

Sav-Rite Home Care helping breast cancer patients feel more comfortable with unique mastectomy suite

Each year, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is a time for promoting the importance of the battle against this dreaded disease, and also for celebrating the lives of those who have struggled personally with it.

Unemployment rates increase in all 120 Kentucky counties

Unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between July 2020 and August 2020 and between August 2019 and August 2020, according to figures from the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Whitley,...
Posted On 10 Oct 2020

State Farm teams up with Corbin Fire Dept. to serve up kitchen safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm Agents Mike Sparks, Mallory Davis and Michael Jones are teaming up with the Corbin Fire Department to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign promoting home fire safety. State Farm Agents are...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020
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News from SKED: Southeast Kentucky Economic Development

A partnership between two regional nonprofits and funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) created a training program that has breathed new life into some Eastern Kentucky businesses and given others a competitive edge. Ten businesses created 66 new jobs and added...

Celebrating 30 years: Powers bros. speak about the past three decades as owners of Maiden Drug Store

Maiden Drug has been a staple of the downtown Williamsburg scene for decades. Families in the area have depended on Maiden for their prescription needs for generations, and for the past 30 years brothers Jonathan and Roger Powers have been proud to carry on that tradition as...

Kentucky Bankers Association shows support for Hal Rogers

Ben Robertson of Forcht Bank Somerset presents a check to Congressman Hal Rogers on behalf of the Kentucky Bankers Association in support of his re-election campaign. Serving Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981, Hal Rogers has been elected to 20 consecutive terms...
Posted On 23 Sep 2020
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Unemployment rates rise locally, across state between June and July

Unemployment rates rose in every Kentucky county between June 2020 and July 2020, and unemployment rates rose in 109 Kentucky counties between July 2019 and July 2020, including Whitley, Laurel, Knox, Bell and McCreary counties, according to figures from the Kentucky Center for...
Posted On 05 Sep 2020

$1.1 Million CARES funding awarded to help Southeast Ky. small businesses

U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) announced Thursday morning that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.1 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) to provide critical...
Posted On 03 Sep 2020
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Williamsburg’s Cash Express continuing tradition of sending cards, treats to first responders for 9/11

Next month will mark the 19th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks on New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., in addition to a failed attack on the U.S. Capitol that was stopped by the brave men and women on Flight 93 when it crashed in a Pennsylvania...
Posted On 01 Sep 2020