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$583,000 grant for Grace Community Health project finalized

The Corbin City Commission approved the contract for a $583,000 grant to fund construction of the road and utility access to the planned Grace Community Health medical campus on the Corbin bypass. At a special called meeting Friday morning, the commissioners unanimously approved...

Signs of life at Tri-County Country Club

For the first time in more than a year, there were signs of life at the Tri-County Country Club Friday as a tractor cut grass that had overgrown the course since it was closed in April 2015. More than a year after it was closed down, there are signs of life at the Tri-County...

Season’s Restaurant hosting second round of tour bus stops

Following up the success of the spring tours, Season’s Restaurant in Corbin will be hosting seven additional Tauck Tours tour bus stops in Corbin. Season’s co-owner Shea Hensley said the first bus of 44 people travelling between Louisville and the Biltmore Estate in Asheville,...

Whitley, Knox make progress toward ‘work readiness’ certification

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced August 18, 2016 that Knox and Whitley Counties have been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress. The Kentucky Work Ready Community certification program from the Kentucky...

Restaurant owner claims city reneged on tax deal

One of the three restaurant owners that Corbin officials have elected to pursue legal action against over unpaid restaurant taxes claims the city has gone back on its word. Dino Alxiou, owner of Dino’s restaurant, said he made a payment last Monday and expects to be current by...

$21 million judgement rendered in pacemaker lawsuit

In a seven-day trial in Laurel Circuit Court, a jury ordered St. Joseph Health Systems to pay a Corbin man more than $21 million in damages after it upheld his claim that he needlessly was put through the ordeal of receiving a pacemaker. The jury found that St. Joseph Health Care...

Improvements in the works at Forest Hills Shopping Center

Big changes are taking place at the Forest Hills Shopping Center, and owners of the Corbin complex are hoping it makes for a better experience for patrons. The Reelz Video store and vapor shop has moved next door to is former location at the center to make way for what is being...

Whitley Co. getting $9,079 refund from mining fees

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Friday that fiscal courts in 33 counties will receive refunds totaling $179,900 from mining permit and acreage fees, including Whitley, Knox, Laurel, Bell and McCreary counties. The Department for Natural Resources collects mining permit and acreage fees...
Posted On 10 Aug 2016

W’burg Airport receives $250K for runway repairs

The Williamsburg–Whitley County Airport will receive much-needed repairs to its runway thanks to $250,000 in state funds. Governor Matt Bevin announced last Thursday that the airport would be one of the first general-aviation airports across the commonwealth to benefit from $20...

St. Camillus alumni wants public to fill out survey about feasibility of new Catholic high school in Corbin area

Download the survey by clicking the link above. The St. Camillus Academy Alumni Association, Inc., is seeking response to its questionnaire to help it determine the majority opinion about special education in the Corbin geographical area. “The SCAAA Board of Directors is trying...
Posted On 09 Aug 2016
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