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Hard to believe that Ky. Consular Center has been in W’burg 20 years

Believe it or not, the Kentucky Consular Center celebrated its 20th anniversary in Williamsburg on Oct. 25. The center has undergone numerous changes over the years. When it first opened, the center employed 45 people and its main concentration was on the U.S. Diversity Visa...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020

Kentucky Consular Center celebrates its 20th anniversary in Williamsburg

Whitley County has been home for 20 years to the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC). This important government facility supports consulates and embassies overseas and protects U.S. border security. During the last two decades, it has grown from about 40 workers to more than 425...
Posted On 31 Oct 2020
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Mayor cautions against getting ‘torn up’ over layoff notices

The federal contractor, which operates the Kentucky Consular Center, has warned all of its 425 employees in Williamsburg that they will be permanently laid off, but this doesn’t necessarily mean those jobs will be going away. “No one needs to get torn up about that. As far as I...
Posted On 30 Dec 2019

Federal government shutdown may impact Williamsburg’s Consular Center

If the federal government shutdown continues much longer, at least some of the nearly 500 employees at the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) could be out of work for a while? Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019

Combs honored at special KCC retirement event

On Jan. 1, the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC), which is located in Goldbug, will get its second deputy director in the 16-year history of the facility. Deputy Director Virginia Combs will retire on Dec. 31 after serving as the first and only deputy director in the facility’s...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018

Kentucky Consular Center hosts immigration fraud prevention conference

Williamsburg is playing host this week to a three-day federal conference that is looking at immigration issues and ways to prevent fraud. The Kentucky Consular Center is hosting the three-day H&L Fraud Prevention Workshop, which includes 41 participants from the U.S....
Posted On 16 May 2018

Ky. Consular Center celebrates 17th anniversary

When the Kentucky Consular Center first opened in Williamsburg on Oct. 25, 2000, it employed 45 people to administer the U.S. Diversity Visa program. At the time, roughly half of the building, which is located off US25W near Exit 15, was filed with boxes of visa applications that...
Posted On 01 Nov 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