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Full-time Corbin employees getting $1,000 raise

For the first time in six years, the City of Corbin’s annual budget includes an across-the-board raise for city employees. Full-time salaried and hourly employees will receive a $1,000 increase, while seasonal employees will receive an adjusted rate increase based on the limited...

Chambers oppose Corbin’s stacked payroll tax

The city of Corbin voted earlier this month to “stack” an additional one percent tax on the gross wages of workers in the Knox County portion of the city, but the move has drawn opposition from two of the area’s largest business advocacy groups. The Southern Kentucky Chamber of...

The Arena hosting ‘Celebrate America’ event July 3

Working in conjunction with the City of Corbin and Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission, the Corbin Arena is presenting a Celebrate America event on July 3 at the Arena. Festivities will include live music, featuring Timberline Road and County Wide beginning at 6:45 p.m....

Burger Week: An event you can sink your teeth into

A week dedicated to the celebration of burgers has hit Main Street in Corbin. Monday was the opening day for Burger Week, a project initiated by The Corbin Tourism and Convention Commission in an effort to promote tourism in Downtown Corbin. All week long, locals and visitors...

Corbin Tourism passes $1.362 million budget; increases Varsity Club funding

The Corbin Tourism Commission passed its 2016/17 $1.362 million budget Tuesday night with one small amendment. The commissioners agreed to give an additional $1,000 to the Corbin Varsity Club to help sponsor the annual Pigskin Classic football event and the Cumberland Falls...

Corbin couple indicted for child abuse

A Corbin couple has been indicted in Knox County for allegedly abusing their three-year-old child. A Knox County grand jury returned indictments Friday charging 42-year-old Creighton Hill, Jr. and 45-year-old Yvonne Hill each with one count of first-degree criminal abuse. Read...

Joint effort nets 6 arrests in burglary

A joint effort by Corbin Police, Williamsburg Police, Knox County Sheriff’s Department and Constable Ron Bowling has resulted in the arrest of six people in connection with a home burglary in Corbin Sunday afternoon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Corbin Tourism approves $1.36 million budget

The Corbin Tourism Commission approved the first reading of its $1.362 million budget for 2016-17 fiscal year Tuesday night. The budget includes multiple event partial sponsorships including: $4,500 for the fine arts events $15,000 for Nibroc $5,000 for Corbin Industrial...

Former local auto dealer pleads guilty to bank fraud

A former owner of a local car dealership is scheduled to be sentenced in August after pleading guilty to two counts of bank fraud. Fifty-two-year-old Gregory Wilcheck of Corbin, who owned Myers Chevrolet-Oldsmobile-Cadillac, Inc., Tri-County Cycles in Barbourville and Check...

Man assaulted over ‘pill money’

A Corbin woman has pleaded not guilty to a charge that she pushed a man and hit him with his cane in December. Forty-three-year-old Angela M. Moore is being held in the Knox County Detention Center following her arrest last Thursday morning on the warrant charging her with one...