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Donations to Empty Stocking Fund still arriving

The Corbin Rotary Club has announced additional donations for the 2020 Empty Stocking Fund Christmas Party to benefit children in need throughout the tri-county area. Recent donors and the amounts given include: • Archie and Karen Marr – $250. • Pennington Wellness – $250. •...
Posted On 02 Jan 2021

Jellico Christmas parade set to take place on Sunday

The City of Jellico’s annual Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. on Dec. 13. Lineup for the parade will begin at approximately 1 p.m. at the Jellico High School parking lot, with all participants asked to be in place by 1:30 p.m. “There is no registration. All you have to...

Sally Gap Farm gets into the Christmas spirit

‘Oh, what fun it is to ride in a one-horse open sleigh!’ Have you ever questioned if it would really be fun to ride in a one-horse open sleigh? You might have the opportunity to find out at Sally Gap Farm during the first three weekends of December. Sally Gap Farm will be in the...

Corbin (reverse) Christmas Parade and ice-skating rink set for Saturday

A familiar reminder of Christmas will return to Corbin on Saturday with the annual Corbin Christmas Parade. However, because of the COVID–19 pandemic, Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said the parade will come with a twist where the floats remain still and the spectators...

“Light up Williamsburg”: Businesses and residents encouraged to decorate for holidays

The City of Williamsburg is working to help people avoid having a ‘Blue Christmas’ by encouraging individuals and businesses to decorate for the holidays. “What we are wanting to do this year is really light up Williamsburg,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison as he explained...

Friday is deadline to enter Corbin Christmas Parade

The Corbin Christmas Parade will go on as scheduled on Dec. 5, and Friday is the deadline to enter. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel previously announced that the parade would be held, despite the COVID–19 pandemic. However, in an effort to maintain social distancing, it will be a...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeking donations of pet items to stuff stockings

When Christmas comes Wednesday, staff and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association will be handing out treats and toys to all of the good little dogs and cats that are still waiting for a forever home. The shelter, located at 66 Busy Lane off of Fifth Street Road, is...

Marine Corps League – J.C. Paul Detachment 1448 Toys for Tots campaign deemed huge success

Photo by DEAN MANNING. The Marine Corps League – J.C. Paul Detachment 1448 Toys for Tots Campaign supplied an estimated 2,976 children with 11,868 toys and 8,901 books to children for Christmas. Above, shoppers are shown at the Mountain Outreach Gift Day event held on...

B Squad delivers beds to less fortunate children

It’s not often that in the month of December you put Santa Claus in a room with over 30 children, and he isn’t by far the most popular person there. Saturday morning at the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center the big guy in red had a little competition from Mickey Mouse,...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018

Williamsburg Shop with a Cop takes 120 less fortunate children Christmas shopping

Police officers see a lot when they are out patrolling the streets every day. There are car wrecks, domestic disputes, fatal stabbings, abused children and numerous other sorrows they witness. Shop with a Cop provides a break from all that, even if it is only for just a few...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018
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