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Ky. Senate passes bill that would permit Corbin to annex into Laurel County

After multiple attempts, Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, successfully guided legislation that would permit the City of Corbin to annex property in Laurel County through the Senate. Senate Bill 274, which Stivers introduced on Feb. 23, passed the Senate Friday by a...

Bill progressing to let Corbin annex into Laurel County

While Corbin and London are continuing to argue in court over who will control future development off of Exit 29, Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, has put forth a bill that would permit Corbin to annex property in the area. Read this story and more for just $.99...

West Knox firefighters battle tractor-trailer fire Friday morning

West Knox, Keavy and Corbin Fire departments responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on the Exit 29 off ramp Friday morning. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene at approximately 7 a.m. in response to a report of a truck park along the...

North Corbin business joins Corbin’s lawsuit against City of London

A north Corbin business has joined the City of Corbin’s lawsuit against the City of London in response to the London City Council approving an ordinance to annex property off of Exit 29 in the area known as north Corbin. MPI Ky. LLC (Metal Products Inc.) is now listed as a...

Corbin files lawsuit to stop London from annexing property in north Corbin

The London City Council’s voted Thursday to annex property in north Corbin. On Monday, the City of Corbin filed a lawsuit in order to stop the annexation from moving forward. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in Laurel Circuit Court, Corbin is arguing that the tract that...

Corbin City Commission approves letter to north Corbin property owners concerning annexation

The Corbin City Commission took the next step in its dispute with the City of London Thursday morning, which is attempting to annex property off of Exit 29, approving a letter to be sent to businesses in the area notifying them that the action is illegal. The commissioners...

Corbin City Commission retains attorney in response to London approving first reading of annexation of property off of Exit 29

The Corbin City Commission met in executive session for more than 30 minutes Monday night, after which it voted unanimously to retrain an attorney in response to the London City Council’s approval of the first reading of an ordinance that would annex down Interstate 75 and along...

Laurel deputies, Corbin Police searching for man who robbed north Corbin hotel

Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputies and Corbin Police are investigating an armed robbery at a hotel off of Exit 29 early Sunday morning. Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said law enforcement responded to the Quality Inn Hotel on Adams Road at...

I-75 widening project set to begin Monday near Corbin

Construction work on the widening of Interstate 75 near Exit 29 is scheduled to begin Monday. Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 11 office in Manchester said the $53.5 million project will widen the interstate in both directions to six lanes. “Crews will...