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Knox County schools’ budget on upward trend

Despite a rocky projected budget earlier this year which had Knox County Public Schools looking at a possible $2.4 million cut, Finance Officer Gertrude Smith reported at the September 27 board meeting that the working budget is actually on an upward trend for the second...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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Whitley County Fiscal Court approves new budget

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is anticipating having a little more money to spend next fiscal year. During the June 19 monthly meeting, the fiscal court approved the second reading of the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget ordinance. The 2018-2019 fiscal year starts on July 1, 2018....
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Corbin budget includes funding for splash pad

The Corbin City Commission held a special called meeting Monday to pass the first reading of the budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

W’Burg finances good, but no employee raises for now

Overall the finances for the city of Williamsburg are looking pretty good for the upcoming fiscal year that starts July 1, with general fund revenue up slightly but city employees aren’t projected to get a pay raise. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018

Tourism discusses budget, makes cuts to sponsorship requests

Citing less than expected revenue and the on-going effort to complete construction of the Corbin Railroad Museum, the Corbin Tourism Commission elected to decrease contributions/sponsorships to several area organizations and events including: The Redhound Varsity Club, Cumberland...

Whitley BOE discusses potential budget pitfalls

During Thursday’s special meeting, the Whitley County Board of Education presented Whitley East Elementary School teachers Cindy Hamblin, Vanessa Sizemore and Jessica Wilder with the September Above and Beyond Award. If the Whitley County school district is forced to deal with a...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

Corbin considering private garbage service proposals

After months of questions concerning the potential cost of privatizing the city’s garbage collection, the Corbin City Commission received its first set of hard numbers when the requests for proposal were opened at the commission’s quarterly work session meeting Monday night. You...

Holiday shopping on a budget

Although summer may not seem that far behind us, the holiday season will soon be here! Holidays are often an exciting time of the year. Spending time with family, enjoying time off work and celebrating with family traditions are enjoyable activities. However, the holidays also...
Posted On 08 Nov 2016
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Full-time Corbin employees getting $1,000 raise

For the first time in six years, the City of Corbin’s annual budget includes an across-the-board raise for city employees. Full-time salaried and hourly employees will receive a $1,000 increase, while seasonal employees will receive an adjusted rate increase based on the limited...

Budget sparks debate among Corbin City Commissioners

The Corbin City Commission passed the first reading of the city’s $11.420 million budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, but for the second year in a row, the vote was not unanimous. Commissioner Suzie Razmus, who cast the lone “no” vote in 2015, stood alone again. You need to login...
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