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Corbin officials eliminate Downtown Manager position

In what city officials are calling a cost-cutting decision, the Corbin Downtown Manager’s position has been eliminated. Aaron Sturgill, who has held the position since August 2018, announced via Facebook Friday that his position was being eliminated. “It has been highly valued...

Corbin leaders encourage public to get outside, but maintain proper social distancing

Now, more than ever, it is important for people to maintain social distancing and to wash their hands multiple times per day as precautions against the COVID-19 virus. This was the message that Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus and Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams delivered to a Facebook...
Posted On 03 Apr 2020

Corbin closing some parks due to coronavirus concerns

Those looking to get a little fresh air and exercise at some Corbin parks are now temporarily out of luck due to COVID-19 concerns. The City of Corbin announced on its Facebook page that effective Friday, March 27, the Larry Stevens Playground, Rotary Skate Park, and the Wilson...
Posted On 27 Mar 2020

Local officials give nearly hour long coronavirus update during City of Corbin Facebook Live video

Several government organizations in Whitley County, Corbin and Williamsburg are closing their doors to the public, and one of the few not closing its doors is encouraging people not to go to their offices in person unless they absolutely have to. Friday morning, several Whitley...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020

Arbor Day Foundation declares Corbin a Tree City USA member

The City of Corbin has been recognized for its efforts to effectively manage trees on public property lands in 2019 as the Arbor Day Foundation declared it a Tree City USA. The city began work in 2018 toward the goal with the establishment of a tree board and regulations...

Corbin City Commission hires D.C. lobbyist on trial basis

The Corbin City Commission has approved a contract with a Washington, D.C. lobbying firm on a trial basis. At a special called meeting Monday afternoon, the commission voted 4-0, with Commissioner Andrew Pennington absent, to enter into a three-month contract with JBC...

Master Street sewer replacement project to begin on Jan. 20

Corbin city officials announced Friday that the anticipated project to replace the sewer line along Master Street is scheduled to begin on Jan. 20. The sewer line has been a constant source of concern has over spill from the manhole covers has frequently left bits of toilet paper...

Former Corbin Mayor Amos Miller remembered as faithful and wise leader

Former Corbin Mayor Amos Miller was laid to rest Monday afternoon following his funeral at Immanuel Baptist Church. Miller died Thursday in Lexington at age 78. “Amos is happy today,” said Rev. Allen Bonnell, pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church where Miller was a member. Bonnell...

Amos Miller, former Corbin Mayor and Recreation Director, dies Thursday

Nelson Eddie “Amos” Miller, a man who spent is working life in service to the City of Corbin, died Thursday at age 78. The Corbin native literally worked his way to the top of city government, beginning as a public works employee. When the city’s recreation department...

Corbin Tourism, city partner to add ice skating to Christmas Open House

The Corbin Tourism Commission is expanding Christmas Open House up Main Street, setting up an ice skating rink on its lot across from Sanders Park. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel said she has been working with the city on the project. “It will be a tourism-city partnership with...