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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...

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

Five departments called to battle Thursday house fire in north Corbin

Firefighters from five departments were called out Thursday to battle a house fire in north Corbin. West Knox and Lily firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 10180 South U.S. 25 at approximately 10:20 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were pouring...

The Wrigley Taproom hosting fundraiser for the White Flag Ministry Thursday

A downtown Corbin restaurant will be working to help First Baptist Church’s White Flag Ministry Thursday night. The Wrigley Taproom on Main Street will be donating 15 percent of the proceeds from Thursday’s dinner service to the ministry that helps provide shelter for area...

Prosecutors seeking death penalty against two of three suspects in triple homicide case

Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against two out of the three defendants, who are believed to be responsible for a triple murder that took place in September 2017 at a Deep Branch Road residence in Whitley County. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 07 Feb 2019

Update: Name released of armored truck driver killed in crash

Officials are unsure what caused an armored truck accident late Wednesday morning near the Whitley-McCreary County line that claimed the life of the driver. “Obviously it has been raining so wet conditions could be a factor, but we just don’t know at this time,” said Kentucky...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Men nabbed for selling bootleg t-shirts at Kane Brown concert

A South Carolina man was arrested and another man was cited with a violation of a city ordinance in connection with the alleged sale of bootleg t-shirts outside the Kane Brown concert Friday night at The Arena. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Testimony wraps up Tuesday in Wburg pharmacist’s federal trial

Six days of testimony in the federal trial of Williamsburg pharmacist Kim Jones wrapped up Tuesday when she took the stand in her own defense. Jones was indicted in U.S. District Court in 2018 on 30 counts unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, specifically Oyxcodone...

WHS senior in ICU after Sunday crash

A Williamsburg High School senior is in the intensive care unit at the University of Tennessee Medical Center following a single vehicle wreck Sunday morning near Exit 15. “He is very lucky that he survived it,” noted Goldbug Volunteer Fire Department Chief Brandon Woods, whose...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019