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Official says project in the works to fix sewage-spewing manholes on Master Street

If the Corbin Utility Commission has its way, the bubbling manholes, overflowing water, and other matter, pouring from the sewer along Master Street following heavy rains will be a thing of the past by the end of the year. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...

Woodbine Search and Rescue searching for Meadow Creek Road resident

UPDATE: Officials have called off the search for a missing Meadow Creek after he was seen on surveillance video at a Woodbine area store. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the video showed Michael Broyles at the store sometime Wednesday night....

W’burg City Council wants action of blighted properties

If you own blighted property in Williamsburg or you are tired of seeing blighted property, then you probably want to keep on reading. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

Williamsburg declares itself as a ‘Welcoming City’ to all

In 1955, the Williamsburg Independent School became the first school in the state of Kentucky to voluntarily desegregate, and on Monday evening, the Williamsburg City Council took a 21st Century version of that step by declaring itself as a “Welcoming City” to everyone no mater...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

KSP arrest three for murder in connection with Lawson slaying

Kentucky State Police have charged three local residents with murder in connection with the killing of a Williamsburg man, who was found dead inside a building near the Tennessee state line late Monday morning. State police charged Jordan Lee Miracle, 22, of Pine Knot, Jamie Muse...
Posted On 12 Feb 2019

Update: Death investigation now classified as a homicide case

The death of a Williamsburg man, whose body was found inside a building near the Tennessee state line late Monday morning, has now been ruled a homicide. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley pronounced Billy Ray Lawson, 45, dead at 12:22 p.m. Monday from multiple sharp force...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

Victim identified in Monday death investigation

A Williamsburg man, who was found dead inside a building only a few hundred yards from the Tennessee state line, has been identified but so far police are releasing few other details about the case. The victim has officially been identified as Billy Ray Lawson, 45, of...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Man accused of killing bystander during robbery captured in Michigan

UPDATE 2/8/2019: Phillip Lee Lewis III was captured by federal authorities in Flint, Michigan. In addition to the murder and robbery charges he’s wanted for in Knox County, he’s also wanted in Mississippi on a probation violation....
Posted On 08 Feb 2019

Corbin Recycling Center Director wants public’s help to cut down on non-recyclables dropped off at center

About 30 percent of what is dropped off at the Corbin Recycling Center is garbage, says Roger Shelton, Director of the city’s recycling program. The numbers line up with other recycling centers nationwide, but Shelton would like to see that amount come down. “We get inundated...

Federal court jury convicts W’burg pharmacist Thursday on 7 charges

Following six days of testimony and two days of deliberations, a 12-person federal court jury in London convicted Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday on multiple counts stemming from her 2018 indictment. Exact details of the verdict aren’t known, but...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019