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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...

London City Council approves second reading of annexation ordinances

The London City Council hosted two special called meetings last week during which the council voted unanimously to accept the first and second readings of two ordinances that would allow for the further annexation of portions of North Corbin. The first of the two ordinances...

City Utilities Commission of Corbin votes to join Corbin-London annexation lawsuit

There is a new participant in the legal battle between the Corbin City Commission and London City Council over London’s attempt to annex property off Exit 29 in southern Laurel County. The City Utilities Commission of Corbin voted during an Oct. 28 special called meeting to...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020

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...

London City Council approves second reading of ordinance to annex portion of north Corbin

The London City Council unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance to annex property in north Corbin Thursday, despite the objection of Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus. Razmus and City Manager Marlon Sams attended the meeting where the council was to vote on the ordinance...

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...

The Corbin City Commission votes to hire lawyer to fight London annexation of Exit 29 area

The Corbin City Commission voted unanimously to retain an attorney in response to the City of London’s approval of the first reading of an ordinance to annex into southern Laurel County. The commission met for more than 30 minutes in executive session during its regular...