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W’burg to crack down on texting and driving

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Posted On 13 Feb 2019

W’burg City Council wants action of blighted properties

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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

Hunter named Officer of the Year; three officers promoted

Williamsburg K-9 Officer Elijah Hunter was recognized as his department’s officer of the year during a brief informal ceremony at Williamsburg City Hall Wednesday evening. “Elijah has really stepped up to the plate. If anybody has changed in the last two years, it is Elijah. He...
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

Jones convicted of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, dispensing drugs not for a legitimate medical purpose

A former Williamsburg pharmacist spent her first night behind bars Thursday evening after a federal court jury in London convicted her of multiple offenses listed in 2018 U.S. District Court indictment. The eight-day trial, which featured six days of testimony and two days of...
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...