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W’burg girl forgoes birthday party in order to help others

Thanks to the efforts of 10-year-old Hayley Bays, three less fortunate children will have a merrier Christmas this year. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, Bays presented the Williamsburg Police Department with a $320 donation for the Shop with a Cop...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club donates school supplies to Boston Elementary School

Students at Boston Elementary School received a welcomed present Friday morning in the form of free school supplies. Williamsburg Kiwanis Club President David Perry and member Steven Jett delivered the supplies to the kindergarten classroom of Janel Cupp and the first grade...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

Ossoli Foundation pledges $10,000 to Carnegie Library

The Carnegie Library Corporation of Corbin could be half way to its goal to raise the $41,000 need to purchase the historic building. At the monthly board meeting last Thursday night, it was announced that the Ossoli Foundation of Corbin has pledged to match up to $10,000 in...

W’burg Kiwanis Club makes $500 donation to Ronald McDonald House

Last year families from Whitley County spent 135 nights at the Ronald McDonald House in Lexington, and Laurel County families spent 388 nights there. “This area is really where we pull most of our guests from,” Ann Evans, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

FCi Federal helps 45 less fortunate families

45 less fortunate families are getting Christmas stockings, coats, candy, hats, gloves and presents for the children thanks to the efforts of a local business. FCi Federal, which is more commonly known as the Kentucky Consular Center, delivered presents for 15 families to...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

FCi Federal donates Thanksgiving meals to 45 families

45 low-income families will be having a better Thanksgiving this year thanks to a donation by employees at a local business. FCi Federal, which is more commonly known as the Kentucky Consular Center, delivered 15 bags of food to Williamsburg Independent School, Boston Elementary...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Forcht Bank donates $19,000 to W’burg school district

A local bank’s investment in the future will result in two new computer labs for a small school district. As part of a joint project, Forcht Bank donated $19,000 Friday morning to Williamsburg Independent School, which will add $19,000 of its own technology funds, to...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Baptist Hospitals recognized for encouraging organ donation

Baptist Health Corbin, Baptist Health Lexington and Baptist Health Richmond were among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’...