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KCEOC President receives 2017 Innovation Award

The national Community Action Partnership presented Paul Dole, KCEOC President/CEO, with the 2017 Robert M. Coard Innovation Award at the national annual conference on September 1st in Philadelphia, PA. The Award is named after Robert M. Coard, the long-time President/CEO of...

AT&T President to speak at upcoming chamber of commerce luncheon

Hood Harris, President of AT&T Kentucky, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. The title of Harris’ keynote speech is: “Investing in the Future: Telecommunications Today and Tomorrow in Southern...
Posted On 05 Oct 2017
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Wrigley Taproom staff tackles trash in alley, Depot Street parking lots

The Wrigley Taproom in Corbin was closed Monday but Kristin Smith and some of her employees were working to #KeepCorbinClean. Smith along with Josh Wren, Nikolah Bishop, Shannon Ferrell, Melissa Bond, and friend Thor Barman III, covered Depot Street, the public parking lots and...

Lexington bar owner looking to expand to Corbin

A Whitley County native is working to bring a staple of the country music scene in Lexington to Corbin. Josh Brock, who owns Austin City Saloon in Lexington, has submitted an application for a quota retail license in Corbin doing business as Austin City Saloon. According to the...

October proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month in W’burg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison signed a proclamation Friday afternoon declaring October 2017 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the city of Williamsburg and he urged all community members to support efforts and dedicate themselves to the fight against the disease. He was...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Operation Sharing celebrates 32 years of helping those in need in Appalachia

One of the largest non-profit organizations in the U.S. celebrated its 32nd anniversary last week with a special open house at one of its main distribution centers, located in Corbin. “Operation Sharing,” a program of the Christian Appalachian Project (CAP), gathered employees,...

August unemployment rate drops in Knox, Laurel counties

Unemployment rates fell in 32 Kentucky counties, stayed the same in three, including Whitley County, and rose in 85 counties, including Laurel and Knox counties, between August 2016 and August 2017, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS),...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017

Baptist Health Corbin unveils state-of-the-art Tele-ICU system

Critically ill patients at Baptist Health Corbin will be among the first in the state to benefit from a state-of-the-art program that allows doctors and nurses from across the nation to partner with local physicians to enhance patient care. During a special reception Tuesday...

CUC votes to go ahead with water, sewer rate increases; to hold public hearing

Water and sewer rates in and around the city of Corbin are likely increase in 2018, but City Utilities Commission leaders say they are still among the cheapest in Kentucky. The CUC’s three-member board of directors met last Tuesday and approved to go ahead with the rate increases...