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Unemployment rate drops locally, across most of state

Unemployment rates fell in 90 Kentucky counties between September 2017 and September 2018 – including Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties – rose in 23, and stayed the same in seven counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018

Corbin Rural Health opening new office

A medical team dedicated to bringing excellent care to every patient is moving their Knox County clinic. Corbin Rural Health, which is currently located on Main Street in Corbin, is moving to the old Pickard Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep building on 25E in Corbin. According to Duane...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Stivers to chambers of commerce: Kentucky has ‘best economy in 30 years’

Touting the “best economy in 30 years,” Kentucky Senate President Roberts Stivers told two local chambers of commerce Tuesday that the 2019 legislative session will be a time to spur even more growth through effective policymaking. Stivers was the featured speaker for a joint...

Changes coming to Corbin Main Street

Changes are coming to two Main Street restaurant locations in Corbin. The former Corbin Cellars will be the site of a new sports pub, owned and operated by Brandon Shepherd, Mark Shepherd and Guy Jones. Scott Hobbs, owner of The Dixie Grill, declined to go into specifics on his...

Baptist Health Corbin Family Fitness center under new management

Effective November 1, 2018, the Baptist Health Corbin Family Fitness will be under new management to Corbin Wellness Center, the health care group announced Wednesday In a press release provided by Baptist Health, officials said fees for membership would remain the same, and that...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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KY Senate President Robert Stivers to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers will talk about the 2019 legislative session of the General Assembly, and changes to state worker’s compensation rules, next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Stivers (R-Manchester) has been...

Charles Pennington honored at Corbin Business Appreciation Lunch

Pennington Block Company owner and founder Charles Pennington was honored last week as the city of Corbin’s “Business Leader of the Year.” The honor was bestowed on Pennington during the annual Business Appreciation Lunch, held at The Corbin Center. About 150 people attended the...

Unemployment rate drops across region, state

Unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018, rose in Owen, Monroe and Metcalfe counties, and stayed the same in Nelson and Lyon counties, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Public Service Commission orders credit for Delta Gas customers

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has reduced the annual revenue of Delta Natural Gas Co. to reflect a federal tax cut, thereby lowering the base rate portion of the average monthly bill for residential customers. In an order issued today, the PSC approved a customer...
Posted On 21 Sep 2018
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Grace Health Women’s Care holds community open house

The state-of-the-art, 19,000 square feet Grace Health Women’s Care center officially opened in Corbin this week, and community members got a sneak peak of the facility last Wednesday prior to its official opening. The clinic, located at the old Forest Lanes bowling alley in the...