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So far W’burg has only gotten calls about bar licenses, but no applications

So far nobody has applied for a license that would enable them to open a “bar” in Williamsburg, but some have called the city asking about it. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who also serves as the city’s Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator, said that he has gotten four...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

Drunk driver’s estate sues Corbin restaurant that served him alcohol

The estate of a Williamsburg man, who had a blood alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit when he crashed his car into a rock wall last month, is suing the Corbin restaurant that allegedly sold him the alcohol. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did...
Posted On 29 Sep 2017

Local attorney first to apply for Corbin quota retail drink license

Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control has received its first application for one of Corbin’s two allocated quota retail drink licenses. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long time...

Excessive speed, alcohol suspected factors in fatal crash Tuesday

Excessive speed and alcohol use are suspected factors in a crash late last Tuesday evening that killed a Williamsburg man. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the single-vehicle crash happened about 10 p.m. on Aug. 15 along US25W at Exit 15. “It was a massive impact....
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

New law could loosen restrictions on alcohol sales

When Corbin and Williamsburg’s alcohol ordinances permitting by-the-drink sales were enacted, it was with the understanding that such sales would be in restaurants along with food service. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day...

Despite increased alcohol sales, alcohol-related DUI’s remain rare in W’burg

Last year Williamsburg residents voted to allow alcohol sales by the package and to make it easier for restaurants to sell alcohol by the drink, but the change hasn’t resulted in more alcohol related driving while under the influence arrests. Chief Wayne Bird told the...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

ABC decides who gets Williamsburg liquor licenses

The businesses that will receive Williamsburg’s two liquor licenses have been selected. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long time committment, just $1. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

$76,513.97 worth of packaged alcohol sold in W’burg during October

Selling alcohol by the package is proving to be a profitable venture for several Williamsburg businesses. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story! No long time committment, just $1. Please...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

Twist and Shout in Corbin changes name; ABC violation looms

A Corbin establishment is the subject of an investigation into complaints filed against it with the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you want to see that story!...

W’burg store sells first legal case of beer

Shortly after the final signage went up about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Stop & Save employees sold the first legal case of beer in Williamsburg to customer Tom Carroll. The legal sale of alcohol by the package has begun in Williamsburg after two stores received their licenses...
Posted On 05 Oct 2016
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