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Corbin City Commission raises city employee minimum wage to $9 per hour

The Corbin City Commission approved the first reading of a measure Friday morning that would raise the minimum wage for the city’s employees to $9 per hour. At a special called meeting at city hall, the commission voted 3-1 in favor of the proposal. Mayor Willard McBurney joined...

Three new Corbin City Commissioners elected

The Corbin City Commission was assured of having two new commissioners and now will have three as Trent Knuckles, David Grigsby Hart and Andrew Pennington finished among the top four Tuesday night along with incumbent Ed Tye. I feel good about it,” Tye said of winning another...

Construction bids awarded for water, sewer lines

After comparing the eight bids and ensuring it met all of the specifications, H2O Construction out of Pikeville was awarded the contract to install the water and sewer lines for the new Grace Community Health medical campus and Euro Sticks facility that are under development on...

Corbin OKs $300,000 credit line to help book Arena shows

In addition to being a venue for concerts and other events, The Arena in Corbin is also getting into the business of promoting concerts. The Corbin City Commission voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to open a $300,000 line of credit with Hometown Bank. Read this...
Posted On 21 Sep 2016

Corbin City Commission approves purchase of newer vehicle for city manager

The Corbin City Commission has authorized City Manager Marlon Sams to purchase a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban SUV to replace the aging city manager’s vehicle. At a special called meeting Friday morning, Sams told the commissioners that the 2002 Suburban he had been driving had reached...

Shelton bows out of Corbin Commission race

The Corbin City Commission is now guaranteed to have two new members beginning in January as Joe Shelton announced at the meeting Monday that he is in the process of moving to a new home outside the city. Shelton, who has served on the commission since 2004, said he contacted...

Budget sparks debate among Corbin City Commissioners

The Corbin City Commission passed the first reading of the city’s $11.420 million budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year, but for the second year in a row, the vote was not unanimous. Commissioner Suzie Razmus, who cast the lone “no” vote in 2015, stood alone again. Read this story...