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In the Circle Family Restaurant closes its doors, but maybe not for good

Just over two months after opening for business, a downtown Corbin restaurant is closing its doors, but, hopefully, not permanently. In the Circle Family Restaurant, located in the former Dixie Café building on South Main Street, announced Friday that it would cease operations at...

Tri-county unemployment rate falls

Unemployment rates fell in 69 Kentucky counties between December 2017 and December 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in 38, and stayed the same in 13 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Workplace accidents in KY at 24-year low

Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today applauded recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety throughout Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in more than two decades. According to the latest...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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University of the Cumberlands first college in KY to offer blockchain degree

University of the Cumberlands will be the first university in the state – and one of the first in the nation – to offer a graduate degree in blockchain technology. The new Master of Science in Global Business with Blockchain Technology (MS-Blockchain) program is set to begin...

Baptist Health Corbin donates ‘Blue Jean Bucks’ to Empty Stocking Program

If you have been to a Baptist Health Corbin facility on any given Friday, you may have noticed some of the employees wearing blue jeans. “Casual Friday” at the Corbin facilities come at a price to the employees, but the proceeds go to several good causes, including the Corbin...

KY Utilities commits to helping federal workers during shutdown

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are committed to assisting customers who may be having difficulty managing their energy bills. With the current government shutdown, the utilities are reminding all customers, including those who are furloughed...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Cumberland Falls closes restaurant until spring

In an effort to improve the guest dining experience at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, the park announced its Riverview Restaurant will be closed for kitchen repairs and renovations until mid-spring of 2019. To supplement closure of the Riverview Restaurant, the park...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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Local long-term health care facilities awarded

Several long-term care providers and caregivers from the Corbin and Williamsburg area were honored at the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities’ Quality Awards Banquet recently at the Galt House, including Best of Kentucky – Nursing and Rehabilitation recognition. Those...

Unemployment rate drops locally, across state

Unemployment rates fell in 107 Kentucky counties between November 2017 and November 2018, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in nine, and stayed the same in four counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 09 Jan 2019