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Corbin City Commission repeals 2013 orders freezing salaries for Corbin Police Department

The Corbin City Commission unanimously repealed two municipal orders from 2013, which froze the salaries of Corbin police officers, during its monthly meeting on Monday. The orders passed in 2013 froze salaries of officers to halt what was called a “budgetary mistake” in 2011...

Corbin budgets $25,000 for new public arts projects

Downtown Corbin, which already features the statue of Colonel Harland Sanders, the 2132 locomotive and half a dozen existing murals, is looking to add some more public art projects. The recently approved fiscal year 2021-2022 Corbin budget includes a $25,000 allocation for public...
Posted On 11 Jul 2021

Corbin City Commission splits 3-2 over new alcohol ordinance

Corbin elected officials, city employees and city officers can now legally engage, directly or indirectly, in the sale of beer or other alcoholic liquor in almost every way except they just can’t be involved in quota retail package stores, i.e., liquor stores. This is the result...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021

Taking a closer look at the new Corbin city budget

Those Corbin residents, who have been wishing that city sanitation department would supply them with those big garbage cans with wheels like seemingly everyone else uses rather than having to provide their own garbage cans that can be no bigger than 35 gallons, are in luck. The...
Posted On 07 Jul 2021

Corbin residences each getting a 95-gallon garbage can as part of new budget

Corbin’s budget for fiscal year 2021-2022, which started July 1, includes a 95-gallon garbage can that the city will be providing for each residence in the city limits, a new fire truck, and money to have the “Finger Lickin’ Musical” screen play written. During a special called...
Posted On 01 Jul 2021

Corbin Assistant Police Chief announces pending retirement

A well-known police officer announcing his retirement and a community member asking for additional softball fields were just two of the several items discussed at the Corbin City Commission regular monthly meeting on Monday. Major David Maiden announced in a letter to Chief Rusty...

Group wants Corbin 1919 event commemorated

Members of the Sunup Initiative attended the Corbin City Commission’s regular monthly meeting Monday, to ask the city to apply for a state historical marker recognizing Corbin’s 1919 Race Riot. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every...

Looking at liens

The Corbin City Commission discussed what actions can be taken about unpaid violations issued by Corbin Code Enforcement during its monthly meeting on Monday. “I had this placed on the agenda,” said Commissioner Seth Reeves. “The properties I was aware of were the Roy Kidd...

Corbin Civic Center lighting system project bid awarded

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously to award the KYOVA Electric the bid for the Corbin Civic Center Lighting System Project. KYOVA Electric’s bid was the only one the commission received for the project, but it came in less than anticipated, according to Corbin’s City...

Corbin City Commission accepts bid for Gordon Hill sidewalk project

The owner of Sweeties Ice Cream & Mini Doughnuts asked Corbin City Commissioners to approve the closure of an alley behind the establishment during the commission’s monthly meeting Monday evening. The Corbin City Commission recognized the Corbin Middle School seventh grade...