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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...

Splash pad officially opens…

Geeta’s Splash Park in downtown Corbin officially opened to the public Friday. By Friday afternoon, numerous children were enjoying the new facility.

Corbin City Commission approves letter to north Corbin property owners concerning annexation

The Corbin City Commission took the next step in its dispute with the City of London Thursday morning, which is attempting to annex property off of Exit 29, approving a letter to be sent to businesses in the area notifying them that the action is illegal. The commissioners...

Corbin City Commission retains attorney in response to London approving first reading of annexation of property off of Exit 29

The Corbin City Commission met in executive session for more than 30 minutes Monday night, after which it voted unanimously to retrain an attorney in response to the London City Council’s approval of the first reading of an ordinance that would annex down Interstate 75 and along...

The Corbin City Commission votes to hire lawyer to fight London annexation of Exit 29 area

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously to retain an attorney in response to the City of London’s approval of the first reading of an ordinance to annex into southern Laurel County. The commission met for more than 30 minutes in executive session during its regular...

Corbin City Commission approves closing portions of Third Street to provide outdoor dining area

At a special called meeting Friday morning, the Corbin City Commission approved a motion to close portions of Third Street so that it may be used for outdoor dining. City Manager Marlon Sams made the request of the commissioners. Under Gov. Andy Beshear’s recent executive order...

U.S. Army combat veteran wants Corbin to reconsider fireworks ordinance

The Corbin City Commission has agreed to revisit the dates in which residents are permitted to set off fireworks following a plea from a U.S. Army combat veteran. Gary Fox came to the regular commission meeting Monday night to ask the commission to reconsider the ordinance that...

With Corbin Downtown Department now officially abolished, Corbin Tourism taking on some new duties

Approximately one month after Aaron Sturgill was informed that the Corbin Downtown Department was being eliminated, the Corbin City Commission made it official unanimously approving a motion to do so at its regular monthly meeting Monday night. Questions about the process had...

Corbin District Clerk’s Office staying put rent free

Citing the service it provides to Corbin area residents, including those in Laurel and Knox County, the Corbin City Commission recently agreed to continue housing the Whitley District Court Clerk’s satellite office at city hall. The office, which oversees district court cases...

Corbin City Commission reinstating restaurant, alcohol taxes

After suspending the city’s restaurant and alcohol taxes in March because of the COVID–19 pandemic the forced restaurants and other businesses to limit public access, the Corbin City Commission voted Monday night to reinstate the taxes beginning June 1. Mayor Suzie Razmus noted...