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Unemployment rate drops locally, statewide

Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties and rose in one county (Carter County) between January 2017 and January 2018, according to the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet....
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

UofC online criminal justice program ranks among best

The University of the Cumberlands online criminal justice program has been ranked among the best in the country, according to a leading education resource. CriminalJusticeDegreeSchools.com recently published its list of the top ranked online bachelor’s programs in criminal...
Posted On 07 Mar 2018

New policy set on Corbin restaurant tax collection efforts

The Corbin City Commission has drawn the line in the legal sand in its on-going effort to ensure the city’s restaurant taxes are kept up-to-date. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Baptist Health Corbin’s Silver Ball Gala returning to The Arena

An agreement has been reached between Baptist Health Corbin and the City of Corbin to, once again, hold the annual Silver Ball Gala at The Arena. When the initial invitations to the June 9 event were sent out in mid-February, the event was scheduled to be held at the London...

‘The Dixie Grill’ to open for business March 20

March 20 will be D-day in Corbin as The Dixie Grill opens for business. Owner Scott Hobbs said the revamped restaurant on North Main Street will be open from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. “We will be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner,” Hobbs said acknowledging that he is taking...

Corbin’s first ‘bar’ licensee to begin serving Friday night

The first of Corbin’s two “bar” licenses will be in use starting Friday as beer will be available at Felts Music Place. General Manager Chuck Felts said the club on Fifth Street Road will host “Music and Sudz” beginning at 8 p.m. “We will have bottles on ice and a few cans,”...

Revamped Dixie to open in mid-March as, ‘The Dixie Grill’

Just a few weeks after the last Dixie Dog was served up by Ed and Carolyn Garr at, “The Dixie Café,” work continues to reopen the iconic Corbin restaurant. New owner Scott Hobbs said he is anticipating opening for business in mid to late March under the name, “The Dixie Grill.”...

Maggie J’s, iconic downtown Corbin store, closing its doors

After 76 years, iconic downtown Corbin business Maggie J’s is closing its doors. The last day of business will be Saturday, March 10. Owner Maxine VonGruenigen, who has worked at the store founded by her aunt Maggie J. and uncle Roy Wyrick on Feb. 19, 1942, said she is in good...

Control of The Corbin Center going back to City of Corbin

The City of Corbin will be taking back control of The Corbin Center effective June 1. The Corbin Board of Education and the Corbin City Commission have each approved an agreement that the school system would operate the multi-purpose facility through May 31 and be permitted to...

Forcht Bank donates $19,000 for two school computer labs

A local businessman was honored for his donation that made two computer labs at Williamsburg Schools possible. Amon Couch, Superintendent of Williamsburg Independent Schools, recently presented a commemorative photo book to Forcht Bank Chairman Terry Forcht and Forcht Bank...
Posted On 15 Feb 2018
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