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Corbin Tourism Commission cancels July 3 fireworks

Corbin Tourism’s annual Independence Day fireworks show has joined the growing list of large-scale events cancelled because of the COVID–19 pandemic. At the tourism commission’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel asked the commissioners for...

Corbin Tourism Commission planning in-person meeting May 12

One local agency is beginning to return to a more normal routine as the Corbin Tourism Commission plans to hold its regular monthly meeting on May 12 in person. “We’ve got to have a board meeting,” said Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel, noting the main topic for discussion is the...

Corbin Tourism Commission votes Wednesday to temporarily suspend restaurant, transient taxes

In response to the Corbin City Commission’s decision earlier this week to suspend the collection of all alcohol and regulatory fees until further notice, the Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission voted Wednesday to also suspend restaurant and transient (motel) taxes effective...

Corbin Splash Pad eyes June 15 opening

If everything goes according to plan, the new Corbin Splash Pad could be open one year after the former Economy Inn property was donated for the project. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....

Corbin Tourism planning city’s first half marathon

Corbin Tourism and Corbin Recreation are partnering together in planning the inaugural “Colonel Sanders Half Marathon” on Nov. 14 At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Director Maggy Kriebel announced that planning had begun for the inaugural...

June opening planned for splash pad

The request for proposals seeking a contractor for the Corbin splash pad have been released with the goal of having the project completed in June. At the regular monthly meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Tuesday, Director Maggy Kriebel announced that the specifications for...

Meeting planned with architects for new Corbin Splash Pad

Now that the space has been cleared, the process of building the new Corbin splash pad is moving forward as city and tourism officials are scheduled to meet with the architect this week. At a special called meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission Monday, Tourism Director Maggy...

Corbin Tourism working to install way finding signs to point visitors to downtown

While improved signage directing people around downtown Corbin has been discussed in depth, the Corbin Tourism Commission is tackling signage directing people to downtown Corbin. At the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel told the commission she has...

No timetable, but Corbin Railroad Museum is back on track

Five months after the Corbin Tourism Commission put the proposed Corbin Railroad Museum project on hold because of financial constraints, it remains on the back burner. At the regularly monthly commission meeting last week, the commissioners agreed to hold $100,000 in a bank CD...

Corbin Tourism turning lot into free community activity area

The Corbin Tourism Commission recently took the first step in turning the lot across from Sanders Park on North Main Street into another free community activity area. During its regular monthly meeting last week, the commissioners authorized $1,800 to install security cameras to...