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Corbin files lawsuit to stop London from annexing property in north Corbin

The London City Council’s voted Thursday to annex property in north Corbin. On Monday, the City of Corbin filed a lawsuit in order to stop the annexation from moving forward. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in Laurel Circuit Court, Corbin is arguing that the tract that...

Ribbon cutting held for Corbin splash pad Friday

Geeta Patel was someone who loved children, and her husband, Ishwar “Ish” Patel, wanted to do something in her memory, so he had his children deed the piece of property where the Economy Inn used to sit to the city on June 7, 2019, in order for something to be built for children...
Posted On 03 Sep 2020

Corbin gets over $500k in CARES Act funding

In collaboration with the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG), Gov. Andy Beshear recently announced that 15 Eastern Kentucky governments were approved for $3,891,092 in reimbursements from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020
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Miller Park renovations still included in Corbin’s budget

The City of Corbin’s budget for fiscal year 2020-2021, which started on July 1, 2020, and ends June 30, 2021, still has the planned Miller Park renovation, and includes no across the board pay raises although some employees will see pay increases. The Corbin City Commission held...
Posted On 23 Jul 2020

Corbin City Pool will remain closed this season

As the next phase of COVID–19 reopening goes into effect, Corbin officials announced that one facility that will not open this summer is the city pool. Corbin Parks and Recreation Director Hope Gibson said officials elected not to open the pool, which traditionally closes when...

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...