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Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy closed after owner announces merger with Walgreens

A Corbin pharmacy has closed its doors. Stephanie’s Down Home Pharmacy on Master Street has closed after merging with Walgreens. Owner Stephanie Collins announced the move on the pharmacy’s Facebook page Wednesday morning noting the move is because of family health issues. “We...

Corbin Flower Shop owner “Buddy” Woods dies

John “Buddy” Woods, who has been an icon in the flower business in Corbin for 60 years, died Saturday in Lexington at age 82. Buddy, as he was known throughout the community, owned and operated Corbin Flower Shop with his wife, Rhoda, and son, Johnny. “People talked about how he...

Master Street sewer replacement project delayed by concrete issue

The work to replace the sewer line that runs along Master Street has been delayed due to harder than expected concrete. Corbin City Utilities General Manager Ron Herd said the construction crew was on scene begin digging up the first section of roadway for the $1.5 million...

Master Street sewer replacement project to begin on Jan. 20

Corbin city officials announced Friday that the anticipated project to replace the sewer line along Master Street is scheduled to begin on Jan. 20. The sewer line has been a constant source of concern has over spill from the manhole covers has frequently left bits of toilet paper...

Corbin City Utilities finalizing plans to start sewer upgrades along Master Street

Nine months after the project was announced, the Corbin Utilities Commission is in the final stages of the paperwork and planning necessary to begin the installation of new sewer lines along Master Street. CUC General Manager Ron Herd said previously that the line that runs down...

Official says project in the works to fix sewage-spewing manholes on Master Street

If the Corbin Utility Commission has its way, the bubbling manholes, overflowing water, and other matter, pouring from the sewer along Master Street following heavy rains will be a thing of the past by the end of the year. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or...

Corbin Utilities begins process to resolve Master Street flooding

The Corbin Utilities Commission has begun the process to alleviate the flooding problems on Master Street. At the regular meeting Tuesday, the commissioners approved an agreement with GRW Engineers, Inc. out of Lexington to design the sewer upgrades in the area. Corbin City...

BB&T Bank closing Corbin branch

A Corbin area bank is closing its doors at the close of business on November 16. BB&T’s branch on Master Street will be closed as part of what officials describe as a branch reformation. It will be merged with the BB&T location at 840 Whitley Street in London. Officials...

Traffic at new Corbin Middle School snarls Master, Main Street Monday

A new school year and a new school created traffic issues Monday on Master Street and Main Street in Corbin, but officials at Corbin Independent Schools say they are working to resolve the problem. Superintendent Dave Cox said it was a combination of things that caused the backup...