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Unemployment rate falls locally, in 110 total counties

Unemployment rates fell in 110 Kentucky counties between July 2017 and July 2018 –including: Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties – and rose in 10 counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018

CUC employees to complete customer service training

At the end of the month, every employee that works for the City Utilities Commission in Corbin will complete a special customer service training course offered by a Maryland-based firm. During a special meeting of the utility’s three-member board of commissioners last Thursday,...

Mercy Medical Clinic hosts, ‘Back to School Bash’

Mercy Medical Clinic in Corbin stepped outside the box Saturday providing assorted school supplies as part of its inaugural, “Back to School Bash.” Working in conjunction with Forcht Bank, Forcht Broadcasting and the West Knox Fire Department, Eric and Katie Baker, Ashley Barton...

Carpenter talks to Rotary about area job growth

Corbin’s Director of Economic Development, Bruce Carpenter, said his program has been awarded over $5 million in grant funds to help create jobs locally, and touted the repeated construction of large speculative buildings as key to the effort during a recent speech to the Corbin...

June unemployment rate drops in most Kentucky counties

Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between June 2017 and June 2018, rose in five (Ballard, Crittenden, Metcalfe, Monroe and Owen) counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development...
Posted On 01 Aug 2018

Williamsburg Golf Course for sale

The Williamsburg 9 hole Golf Course is on the market for $550,000. The leasee of the course will receive the assets, including the golf carts, equipment, etc. and the lease to the property. The lease is a 99-year transferable lease, but it is currently in its 36th year, according...

Tri-County Cineplex owner explains, defends new safety policy

A new policy at the Tri-County Cineplex has sparked mixed reaction on social media following its implementation this week. The movie theater will no longer permit individuals to carry large purses or backpacks into the theater for safety reasons. Suzie Razmus, owner of Tri-County...

Wild West Fiesta opening in Corbin

Tex Mex is coming to Corbin beginning in mid to late August. Wild West Fiesta will open for business beside Tobacco Barn, but the exact date of its grand opening has yet to be determined. Wild West Fiesta will feature Tex Mex cuisine. Tex Mex is a combination of American and...