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City commission tables splash pad discussion

The Corbin City Commission discussed the bids and designs for the proposed splash pad to be located on North Main Street at a special called meeting Tuesday, but elected to table the matter until the regular meeting on Feb. 18. You need to login to view the rest of the content....

Commission discusses possible local economic incentives

In addition to state economic development incentives, what incentives could the City of Corbin provide to industries and businesses to get them to locate their facilities here? What incentives are other cities offering to industry? You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 31 Jan 2019

Attorney promises legal challenge to church annexation

With nearly 1,000 people in attendance each Sunday, Immanuel Baptist Church has grown to the point where it needs the additional capacities of the Corbin Police Department and the Corbin Fire Department. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019

New Corbin City Commission sworn into office

The new Corbin City Commission was officially sworn in Friday morning. New Mayor Suzie Razmus, and new Commissioner Brandon Seth Shepherd will join incumbent commissioners David Grigsby Hart, Trent Knuckles and Andrew Pennington on the commission. The commission’s first meeting...

Whitley Co. Health Dept. officials appear before fiscal court, city leaders

In light of the recent controversy over the failure to disclose the restaurants in Whitley County where workers have been diagnosed with Hepatitis A, Interm Whitley County Health Department Director Tamara Phelps spoke with the Corbin City Commission and Whitley County Fiscal...

Corbin City Commission recognizes McBurney, Tye for their service to the community

The Corbin City Commission said goodbye to two of its longest-serving members during its regular meeting Monday night. Mayor Willard McBurney and Commissioner Ed Tye took part in their last regular meeting. McBurney, who has served 12 years as mayor, decided not to seek...

Corbin commissioners seek municipal order on list of streets needing blacktop

The Corbin City Commission wants a list of streets in need of blacktopping. At Monday’s quarterly work session, Commissioner Trent Knuckles asked City Attorney Bob Hammons to draw up a municipal order that requires that the commissioners receive the list by March. “It needs to be...

Former Corbin City Commissioner Kyle Kersey dead at 90

Former Corbin City Commissioner Kyle Kersey died Sunday at age 90. The Virginia native worked as a network test engineer at AT&T and served on the city commission in the 1980s In his spare time, Kersey was involved in the Optimist Club Little League Program. “He gave a lot of...

Splash pad location up in the air

The splash pad in Corbin will happen, but the question of where and what it involves remains up in the air. At Monday’s regularly scheduled meeting of the Corbin City Commission, City Manager Marlon Sams said the request for proposal seeking design ideas for the project would be...

Tye decides against asking for recanvass

Brandon Shepherd’s one vote victory over Ed Tye for the final seat on the Corbin City Commission will stand after Tye elected not to seek a recanvass. Tye had until 4 p.m. Tuesday to file a written request with Whitley County Clerk Kay Schwartz. When contacted via Facebook...