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Whitley County seeking grant to purchase submersible ROV

The Whitley County Fiscal Court took the first step in the process to acquire a remotely operated submersible vehicle to aid in search and recovery efforts. At last Tuesday’s regular monthly meeting of the fiscal court, the magistrates unanimously approved a resolution...

Union College President receives Visionary Award

Members of the community came together Tuesday night at The Corbin Center to recognize Union College President Dr. Marcia Hawkins, the 2018 recipient of the Daniel Boone Visionary Award. In introducing Dr. Hawkins Tuesday, Mike Sharpe, chairman of the finance committee for the...

Whitley County Farmers’ Market opens Tuesday in Corbin

The 2018 Whitley County Farmerss Market will kick off Tuesday in Corbin. Officials said the market will open at 5 p.m. at NIBROC Park on Main Street and continue until 8 p.m. The market will be held weekly through October. A variety of local meat and produce, prepared food,...

Fire guts mobile home in Woodbine Monday

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters spent almost two hours Monday battling a blaze that gutted a mobile home off of Colonel Ridge Road. Firefighters were called to the scene on Gray Owl Road just east of the Whitley/Knox County line at approximately 1:05 p.m. where a mobile home,...

Whitley Sheriff’s deputy involved in Monday crash

A Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy was involved in a wreck on U.S. 25W in the Canadatown area Monday morning that resulted in a 6-year-old being airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Sheriff Colan Harrell said Deputy Todd Shelley was driving the department’s...

Firefighters rescue man from burning trailer in Lily

Lily and West Knox firefighters pulled a man from a burning mobile home Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene on Sepulvada Blvd. about 12:30 p.m. “There were smoke and flames showing from the area near the front porch,” said Lily Fire Chief Doug Jones of the...

Corbin Police seeking identity of suspected car burglar

Corbin Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who broke into a car at Baptist Health Corbin on April 12. Police secured video from inside of the hospital picturing the suspect. Anyone with information concerning the suspect’s identity is asked to contact the...

Knox County school bus involved in crash

A Knox County school bus was involved in a traffic crash in Corbin Wednesday morning. Knox County Sheriff’s Deputy William Stewart, the department’s public affairs officer, said deputies were called to the scene on Spider Creek Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at approximately 7:15...

George Hays Road closed indefinitely after collapse

George Hays Road in Williamsburg will be partially closed for at least the next few weeks following the collapse of a portion of the road that is located about 1.5 miles from Briar Creek Park. George Hays Road in Williamsburg will be closed indefinitely following a collapse...
Posted On 18 Apr 2018

‘I Love the 90’s’ big hit in Corbin

Approximately 2,000 people came out to The Arena in Corbin Friday night for the “I Love the 90’s” Tour. “It was a fun time,” said Arena Director Kristi Balla of the show featuring hip hop artists Salt N Pepa, All 4 One, Coolio, Tone Loc, and Young MC. Balla said Monday that while...