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City files lawsuit against The Dixie Café to collect overdue restaurant taxes

A little over a month after threatening to file legal action against several restaurants in the city that were woefully behind on paying taxes, iconic downtown Corbin restaurant The Dixie Café is the first to actually be taken to court. You need to login to view the rest of the...

August unemployment rates drop statewide, locally

Unemployment rates fell in 82 Kentucky counties between August 2015 and August 2016, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, rose in 36 and stayed the same in Montgomery and Wayne counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016

Corbin Speedway will finish race season; future uncertain

With six weeks remaining in the season, the man, who brought racing back to the Corbin Speedway, said it remains to be seen if racing will return in 2017. “I’ve got it on my mind,” said Jerry Brock, who reached an agreement in March on a one-year lease of the facility. Brock said...

London-Corbin Airport gets grant for new hanger

The London/Corbin Airport has been awarded a $764,040 grant to fund the construction of a new hanger. The Corbin City Commission authorized Mayor Willard McBurney to sign all of the necessary documents related to the grant at a special called meeting Friday morning. Airport...

U of C makes U.S. News list of “Best Colleges”

The University of the Cumberlands has once again made the U.S. News and World Report list of best colleges and universities, according to the annual “Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 13. The widely known and respected rankings are designed for “prospective...
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

Baptist Health radiologist to speak at chamber luncheon Tuesday

Baptist Health Group radiologist Dr. Kevin Croce will be the featured speaker Tues., Sept. 13, at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. The luncheon will be held at The Corbin Center and begins at 11:45 a.m. Dr. Croce earned a medical degree in...

July unemployment rate drops locally

Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

$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...