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Corbin looking to hire downtown, recreation directors

The Corbin City Commission is looking for a downtown director and a recreational director. At Monday’s regular monthly commission meeting, the commissioners approved a motion authorizing City Manager Marlon Sams to advertise the positions. The downtown director position will...

Salmons announces resignation as Corbin Downtown Manager

When Andy Salmons came on as Corbin Main Street Manager in 2012, he said he had a vision to build a plan for the city and see it come to fruition. With the master plan for downtown recently approved, the Whitley County Farmer’s Market, monthly community yard sale, and Moonbow...

Corbin City Commission votes to change restaurant tax collections

Corbin restaurants will soon be required to pay restaurant taxes on a monthly basis. During it’s regular meeting Monday, the Corbin City Commission, directed Ctiy Attorney Bob Hammons to draw up an amended to the restaurant tax ordinance mandating that the taxes be paid monthly,...

New policy set on Corbin restaurant tax collection efforts

The Corbin City Commission has drawn the line in the legal sand in its on-going effort to ensure the city’s restaurant taxes are kept up-to-date. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Baptist Health Corbin’s Silver Ball Gala returning to The Arena

An agreement has been reached between Baptist Health Corbin and the City of Corbin to, once again, hold the annual Silver Ball Gala at The Arena. When the initial invitations to the June 9 event were sent out in mid-February, the event was scheduled to be held at the London...

Corbin’s litter problem gets full-time staff

The fight against litter along Corbin’s roadways not has its own full-time staff. At Monday’s meeting of the Corbin City Commission, Public Works Director Gary Kelly said the three-person crew has been working almost daily since Feb. 5 and has collected 238 bags of trash, 27...

Corbin City Commission approves downtown master plan

After months of planning and several public meetings, the Corbin City Commission approved the final draft of the street scaping and wayfinding study during its monthly meeting Monday night. The plan, which has been in the works since 2016, is designed to make Corbin more...

Corbin leaders vote to buy lot in downtown

The City of Corbin has purchased the vacant lot at the corner of Gordon and Depot Street. At a special called meeting Tuesday, the commissioners unanimously approved a motion to move forward with the purchase. Under the terms of the agreement, the city will pay $27,500 for the...

Corbin recycling director calls it a career

The Corbin Recycling Department will soon be under new management following the retirement of Director Gene Smith. Smith, who began working in the city’s public work’s department more than 33 years ago as a laborer, recently sent a letter to the Corbin City Commission announcing...

Funding to pay off Arena line of credit coming from Corbin’s General Fund

The Corbin City Commission reversed course on a decision to pay off a $300,000 line of credit for the Corbin Arena, voting to use money from the city’s general fund to eliminate the debt. At a special called meeting Thursday morning, the commission voted 4-0 to rescind the vote...