Williamsburg’s drinking water is some of the cleanest in the state. Kentucky’s Energy and Environment Cabinet has recognized 36 surface water treatment plants in Kentucky for meeting the goals of Kentucky’s Area-Wide Optimization Program (AWOP) for 2016, including the Williamsburg Water Department. “What it actually means to everybody here in Williamsburg is that the people [...]
This bridge at Briar Creek Park remains closed after being damaged by flooding earlier this month. Repairs will begin in June. Williamsburg officials hope to start repair or replacement work early next month on the Briar Creek Park bridge, which has been closed since flooding damaged it in late April and early May. [...]
Jason David Blevins allegedly can from police trying to avoid arrest on May 23. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies say a Keavy man that crossed the Cumberland Gap Pkwy. while attempting to elude capture Tuesday morning said he was under the influence of “FLAKKA.” Thirty-two-year-old Jason David Blevins was arrested after running from the [...]
A Woodbine man was killed Thursday morning when the SUV he was working underneath of came down on top of him. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley identified the victim as 25-year-old Jarrett Neal. “It was just a very tragic accident,” Croley said. Woodbine firefighters were paged to the residence at 867 Ky. 1064 near the [...]
The initial tourism economic impact numbers released by the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet indicating spending by tourist in Whitley County decreased between 2015 and 16 was a typo, according to Commissioner Kristen Branscum.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 Office advises motorists that a portion of I-75 southbound (mile points 27.9 – 28) in Whitley County will be reduced to one lane (left lane will be closed) on Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18. The lane closure will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 [...]
A Knox County man spent three days in jail and must pay $718 in fines and court costs after admitting he was intoxicated when he wrecked his moped Friday night. Fifty-six-year-old Roy Bright pleaded guilty to one count of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicants at his arraignment Monday in Knox District [...]
Kentucky State Police say the identity of the body found floating in Laurel Lake Monday morning has been confirmed to be a Lily man. Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said the deceased is 24-year-old James R. Wagers. “All the family has been notified,” Cochran said. The body was found [...]