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Laurel, Whitley, Bell and Knox counties all post COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 11 statewide Friday

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 12 highest incidence rates in the state Friday. The Whitley County Health Department announced 14 additional COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 3,353....
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

Trace Adkins ‘The Way I Wanna Go Tour 2021’ coming to The Corbin Arena June 4

The Corbin Arena announced Friday morning that Trace Adkins will be performing a June 4 concert as part of his “The Way I Wanna Go Tour 2021.” A Nashville icon for more than two decades, Adkins has made his mark on the country music industry with 11 million albums sold. Adkins...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

Officer receives Governor’s award

Corbin Police Department Patrolman Justin Walker has been recognized by the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) for his efforts to target impaired drivers. For the second consecutive year, Walker has led his department and made 23 impaired driving arrests in 2020. Walker...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

Fiscal Court approves leasing ordinance

The Whitley County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to approve the second reading of an ordinance regarding the lease to purchase the sanitation department property at Happy Hollow Road in Williamsburg during its Feb. 16 meeting. The first reading of the lease was on Jan. 18. The...

Declaring a weather day

Should in-person classes be canceled during an ice storm? Most people would agree that the answer is yes. While cancelling in-person classes during an ice storm seems like an obvious decision, superintendents are often faced with weather situations where the decisions are far...

For second consecutive day Thursday, Laurel, Bell, Whitley, and Knox counties all have COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 20 in the state

Laurel, Bell, Knox and Whitley County’s COVID-19 incidence rates were all within the top 20 highest incidence rates in the state Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department announced 21 additional COVID–19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county’s total number of cases to...
Posted On 25 Feb 2021

Structure fire leaves one person injured

Williamsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire that left one person injured at approximately 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Gulls spotted in Corbin parking lot

                A flock of gulls was spotted in the Corbin Walmart parking lot Sunday. The most common and widespread gull in North America are the Ring-billed Gull which can often be seen in parking lots, near fast-food restaurants or swarming over landfills,...

New garbage truck, bids on Gordon Hill sidewalk project

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously to approve the lease of a new city garbage truck through Enterprise Fleet Management at a Feb. 16 special called meeting. Public Works Director Gary Kelly had requested a new garbage truck during the commission’s Dec. 21 meeting. “We...

Susan Arnold named President of Management Advisors, Inc.

Susan Arnold has been named President of Management Advisors, Inc. in Hazard, KY. Ms. Arnold has over 35 years’ experience in long-term health care management, most recently as Regional Director of Operations for five long-term care facilities owned by Management Advisors, Inc....
Posted On 25 Feb 2021
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