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You and Me Coffee and Tea opens Williamsburg location

Williamsburg now has a new coffee house, which will be familiar to several area residents. You and Me Coffee and Tea, which is located along Main Street in Corbin, opened a second location Friday morning in Williamsburg. Andy Salmons, majority owner of You and Me Coffee and Tea,...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

Pizza Hut donates $5,000 to W’burg Shop with a Cop

Thanks to a donation by a national restaurant chain and efforts by several local employees, several less fortunate children will have a better Christmas this year. During Thursday’s 10th Annual Turkey Trot, which is a fundraiser for the Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

Former Felts Music Place serving as home for ‘Harvest Time Revival Center’

The former Felts Music Place on Fifth Street in Corbin is getting a new lease on life. The building has received a new coat of paint inside, and more appropriate décor to transform it into a home for Harvest Time Revival Center. “What we plan on doing is to host a Saturday night...

Unemployment rate falls in Whitley, Knox counties

Unemployment rates fell in 82 Kentucky counties between October 2015 and October 2016, including Whitley and Knox counties, but rose in 33 counties, and stayed the same in five counties (Breckinridge, Knott, Laurel, McLean and Powell), according to the Kentucky Office of...
Posted On 30 Nov 2016

After trial runs, Corbin Trolley to run very soon

Corbin’s trolley bus may be hitting the road for real on December 1. Corbin Downtown Director Andy Salmons said the 16 stops have been finalized and final testing is ongoing in preparation for the startup next week. “That is our goal,” Salmons said. “As with anything, it could...

FCi Federal donates Thanksgiving meals to 45 families

45 low-income families will be having a better Thanksgiving this year thanks to a donation by employees at a local business. FCi Federal, which is more commonly known as the Kentucky Consular Center, delivered 15 bags of food to Williamsburg Independent School, Boston Elementary...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Southeast Kentucky Business Park Designated as AT&T Fiber Ready

As part of AT&Ts continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in Kentucky, AT&T and representatives from the Southeast Kentucky Industrial Development Authority today announced that the Southeast Kentucky Business Park has been designated AT Fiber...

Forcht Bank donates $19,000 to W’burg school district

A local bank’s investment in the future will result in two new computer labs for a small school district. As part of a joint project, Forcht Bank donated $19,000 Friday morning to Williamsburg Independent School, which will add $19,000 of its own technology funds, to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Extension service celebrates office renovation, expansion

Thanks to an expansion and renovation of the University of Kentucky’s Cooperative Extension Service Office in Whitley County, local officials are hoping to offer additional services. It also means that local residents have access to a commercial kitchen that is available...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

Unemployment rate falls in Whitley County

Unemployment rates fell in 74 Kentucky counties between September 2015 and September 2016, including Whitley and Knox counties, but rose in 41 counties, including Laurel County, and stayed the same in five counties (Grayson, Henderson, Livingston, Logan and Simpson), according to...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016