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Statutory rape suspect arrested at teen party

A Corbin man wanted in Whitley County on a rape charge, was arrested Saturday night when Knox deputies were called to a complaint of a loud party. Cole Blankenship, 19, was arrested on the Whitley County warrant charging him with second-degree rape of an individual mentally...

Sheriff’s deputies arrest 10 adults at party with alcohol, minors

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 10 adults early Sunday morning in connection to a party involving minors. Deputies Brian Hensley and Derek Eubanks responded to the end of Levi Lay Road where a party was underway, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department...
Posted On 07 May 2018

Corbin ABC stepping up enforcement of STAR server training requirement

Corbin area restaurants and stores that sell alcoholic drinks and/or beer have been put on notice to ensure their employees are up to date on their mandatory server training. Corbin Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Clara Patterson sent out a notice in late December to all...

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....
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. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Dec 2016