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Racial justice reps speak to Corbin City Commission

For nearly a year, a group calling itself the Corbin Racial Justice Initiative has been meeting concerning in part to a planned event next month commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the 1919 incident when 200 African Americans were forced out of Corbin on a freight train....
Posted On 20 Sep 2019

Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church discussed by Corbin City Commission

A Grinch Village, annexation of Immanuel Baptist Church into the Corbin city limits, and the paving of sidewalks were all items on the agenda for Monday’s monthly Corbin City Commission meeting. Kaleen Turner, a representative with the Corbin Arts and Literary League, proposed...
Posted On 19 Sep 2019

Corbin City Commission votes to foreclose on four blighted homes

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Attorney Bob Hammons to begin foreclosure proceedings on three homes on which public works employees have been keeping the lawns mowed for several years at a cost of more than $10,000. At the regular city commission meeting Monday...

Makena Myatt named, ‘Corbin Colonel’

An 8-year-old Corbin girl who has made it her mission to make changes to her community was honored for her efforts Monday night. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Mayor Suzie Razmus presented Makena Myatt with a proclamation naming her a, “Corbin Colonel.”...

Corbin City Commission, tourism commission working on deal to have tourism run The Corbin Center

The contract has yet to be finalized, but Corbin city officials and the Corbin Tourism Commission have reached an initial agreement that would turn daily operations of The Corbin Center over to tourism. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...

Changes to smoking ordinance discussed at Corbin City Commission meeting

The City of Corbin’s smoking ordinance, and what, if any, changes should be made to the it in light of the continuing growth of nightlife on Main Street came up for discussion at the regular Corbin City Commission meeting Monday night. You need to login to view the rest of the...

Corbin leaders discuss entertainment district

Downtown Corbin may soon be an entertainment destination, at least during events such as NIBROC, Moonbow Nights, Moonbow Eggfest and the Cumberland Valley Cruise-In car show. At a special commission meeting Friday morning, the commissioners discussed an ordinance that would...

Corbin City Commission passes $10.3 million budget

At a special called meeting Monday, the Corbin City Commission unanimously approved the second reading of the city’s budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which totals nearly $10.3 million. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams noted that is up nearly $1 million from the $9.39 million...

Corbin City Commission delays start of legal process to demolish 16th St. home

A burned home on 16th Street may be spared from demolition, as someone is interested in purchasing it and restoring it. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin City Commission discusses upcoming budget

The 2019-20 fiscal year budget is still being finalized but Corbin city officials say it will include funding to upgrade the 911 dispatch center, the splash pad, larger swings at the Rotary Park playground, and approximately $330,000 for road paving projects. You need to login to...