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Corbin leaders discuss entertainment district

Downtown Corbin may soon be an entertainment destination, at least during events such as NIBROC, Moonbow Nights, Moonbow Eggfest and the Cumberland Valley Cruise-In car show. At a special commission meeting Friday morning, the commissioners discussed an ordinance that would...

Corbin City Commission passes $10.3 million budget

At a special called meeting Monday, the Corbin City Commission unanimously approved the second reading of the city’s budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, which totals nearly $10.3 million. Corbin City Manager Marlon Sams noted that is up nearly $1 million from the $9.39 million...

Corbin City Commission delays start of legal process to demolish 16th St. home

A burned home on 16th Street may be spared from demolition, as someone is interested in purchasing it and restoring it. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin City Commission discusses upcoming budget

The 2019-20 fiscal year budget is still being finalized but Corbin city officials say it will include funding to upgrade the 911 dispatch center, the splash pad, larger swings at the Rotary Park playground, and approximately $330,000 for road paving projects. Read this story and...

Economy Inn property officially transferred to City of Corbin; will serve as site for new splash pad

Three months after it was announced that the owner of the Economy Inn Motel on South Main Street wanted to donate the property for use as the site of the proposed splash pad, the move was made official. At a ceremony Friday morning at Corbin City Hall, owner Ishwar Patel, along...

No more parking on Corbin’s Main Street?

Traffic flow and the potential effect that the removal of the parking spaces on Main Street may have on it was debated during Monday’s regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission. While the commission took no action on the matter, the members discussed the possibility of...

Second reading of Corbin Fire Department billing ordinance approved

The Corbin City Commission approved the second reading of the ordinance authorizing the Corbin Fire Department to bill non-residents for service, equipment and supplies used when responding to calls. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...

Ordinance would permit Corbin Fire Department to bill insurance companies for services to non-residents

Individuals from out of town, or at least their insurance companies, will be billed for services from the Corbin Fire Department under the terms of a new ordinance that passed its first reading during the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night. Read this story...

Economy Inn property to be new home of Corbin splash pad

Plans for the proposed splash pad in Corbin must be amended as the location is changing from North Main Street to South Main Street. At the regular meeting of the Corbin City Commission Monday night, Corbin Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the majority of the...

Corbin City Commission exploring partnership with RTech for public transit

Almost two years after the Corbin trolley’s dedicated route ended, the Corbin City Commission is considering an idea to bring public transportation to Corbin as part of a regional effort involving RTec. At the city commission’s work session meeting Monday night, the commissioners...