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Twist and Shout in Corbin changes name; ABC violation looms

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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

Expanded W’burg alcohol sales still months away

How soon will it be before Williamsburg residents can go to a place like Butch’s Market to buy a case of beer? Who will get a license to open a liquor store or stores in Williamsburg? How close can a business be to a school or church and still be allowed to sale alcohol?...
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

W’burg voters say ‘yes’ to more alcohol

Prohibition in the Tri-County area is over at least as far as each of its cities goes. By an nearly two-to-one margin Tuesday, Williamsburg voters decided to follow suit with what neighboring communities are doing and allow alcohol to be sold by the package in stores and by the...
Posted On 29 Jun 2016

VoteNoJune28.com creator comes forward

The creator of a website and yard signs that oppose expanding alcohol sales in Williamsburg through a ballot referendum next week has come forward. Kenneth Sims, creator of the VoteNoJune28.com website, sent the News Journal an e-mail late Thursday afternoon saying that he...
Posted On 22 Jun 2016

Organizers of W’burg ‘Vote No’ effort a mystery

As a June 28 special election over a referendum to expand alcohol sales in Williamsburg nears, an organized opposition effort has been mounted. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison submitted a petition on April 18 that contained 335 valid signatures in order to place a measure on...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016

Report: Driver who killed pedestrian was over 3 times legal limit

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Posted On 04 May 2016

Second Williamsburg alcohol petition started, has 176 signatures

One week after finding out that the alcohol petition he submitted to the Whitley County Clerk’s Office was six votes short of the number needed to place it on the ballot, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison is back at it with a second petition. Harrison said that as of about...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Williamsburg alcohol petition comes up six signatures short

Monday afternoon Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison was feeling a little like the television character Maxwell Smart from the 1960s television show “Get Smart,” whose famous catch phrase was “missed it by that much.” “I wish Agent 99 would come and...
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Harrison discusses alcohol petition

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who is spearheading an effort to allow packaged alcohol sales in Williamsburg and sales of alcohol by the drink at smaller restaurants, doesn’t want to see a bar on every corner or Williamsburg turn into the wild west. For him, it’s...
Posted On 16 Mar 2016
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