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Williamsburg hoping to have Halloween trick or treating

Williamsburg officials are hoping to hold trick or treating next month for Halloween, but are awaiting word from Frankfort before making a final decision. Williamsburg City Councilwoman Patty Faulkner told the council Thursday that she is being bombarded with questions about...
Posted On 26 Sep 2020

Williamsburg dog park moving closer to opening again

The Williamsburg dog park off George Hays Road, which closed due to flooding in early spring, should be opening again in the near future. Flooding took out the whole fence around the park in addition to other damage. Mayor Roddy Harrison told the city council during a meeting...
Posted On 24 Sep 2020

Construction expected to start any time on new Williamsburg parking lot

Construction should start late this week or early next week on a new parking lot in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said that the city received $36,887 in funding from the industrial authority to build the lot, which will be located at Third and Sycamore on the...
Posted On 15 Aug 2020

Williamsburg’s finances coming up short due to COVID-19

Like pretty much every government entity and most businesses, finances aren’t looking great for the city of Williamsburg right now, but Mayor Roddy Harrison says he won’t even talk about laying anyone off. Because of COVID-19’s effect on the economy, the City of Williamsburg is...
Posted On 12 May 2020

City of Williamsburg reopens water intake Tuesday

Williamsburg reopened its raw water intake Tuesday nearly a day after which it was closed following a chemical spill that reached the Clear Fork River. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the intake was closed Monday afternoon as an unknown portion of...

530 people take advantage of free Hep A vaccinations

If you go out to eat in Williamsburg in the near future, don’t be surprised if you see a sign on the door saying “We participated! Hep-A vaccination clinic because we care!” A total of 530 people took advantage of a free Hepatitis A vaccination clinic that was held last week in...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

Free Hep A vaccinations available Thursday at W’burg City Hall

Whitley County Health Department Interim Director Tamara Phelps gave Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison the first of his two-part Hepatitis A vaccination during a free clinic Tuesday afternoon at Williamsburg City Hall. Thanks to a joint effort between the City of Williamsburg,...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Free Hepatitis A vaccinations are available Jan. 22, Jan. 24 in W’burg

Kentucky is the worst state in the country for the Hepatitis A outbreak and Whitley County now has the second most reported cases of Hepatitis A cases in the state, but local officials are hoping to improve those numbers by giving away up to 600 free Hepatitis A vaccines during a...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019

City of Williamsburg makes $35,000 property purchase

The city of Williamsburg now owns some more green space in its downtown area. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 05 Dec 2018

Judge dismisses Tristan Hall lawsuit against City of Williamsburg, police chief

A federal court lawsuit against the City of Williamsburg and Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird and others has been dismissed with prejudice, which means it can’t brought again, and the defendant, Tristan Hall, has been ordered to pay the city $3,040.50 in attorney fees. Hall...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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