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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic open today at Kentucky Splash Waterpark

Wild Health is offering free COVID-19 vaccines at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark in Williamsburg today, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 16 years old or above. The vaccines are free and no insurance is required. No appointment is...

12-months since first COVID case hit Whitley

  April 6 marks the one-year anniversary since the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Whitley County. Members of the community have all been impacted differently with some feeling the effects of the virus more than others. Despite the differences, every person has been...

Ex-Williamsburg Mayor Bill Nighbert remembered

Right after Bill Nighbert was sworn in as president of the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) in 2002, he called his then five-year-old son Benton to the stage, and hoisted him above the podium showing the audience of KLC staff and city officials what drove him to public servic...
Posted On 28 Jan 2021

Veteran’s treatment center could be coming to W’burg

Early discussions have begun on an effort to bring a facility to Williamsburg that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse among other issues. During its monthly meeting Monday, which Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021

Community leaders receive COVID-19 vaccine to encourage others to take it

Whitley County community leaders were among the 41 individuals who received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 Tuesday at the Whitley County Health Department. The health department received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine on Monday. Whitley County...

“Light up Williamsburg”: Businesses and residents encouraged to decorate for holidays

The City of Williamsburg is working to help people avoid having a ‘Blue Christmas’ by encouraging individuals and businesses to decorate for the holidays. “What we are wanting to do this year is really light up Williamsburg,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison as he explained...

COVID-19 has delayed, but not stopped opening of new W’burg downtown businesses

When it comes to Williamsburg’s downtown development, there is some bad news and there is some good news. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison noted during the recent monthly city council meeting that several businesses were getting close to opening when the COVID-19 shutdown hit in...
Posted On 19 May 2020

Over $1.8 million invested in W’burg in 2019, mayor says; Cookout coming

Based on estimates in building permits in 2019, about $1.8 million was invested in Williamsburg for work done to businesses, home, apartments and so forth. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....
Posted On 21 Jan 2020

W’burg officials preparing celebration for ‘Survivor’ winner Nick Wilson

Williamsburg officials have begun planning to celebrate Nick Wilson’s $1 million victory on TV’s “Survivor.” The Williamsburg native took home the title and top prize last week. “It is huge,” said Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison. Harrison said officials will be presenting...

W’burg City Council gives Harrison authority to buy land without prior approval

If an investor wanted to open a business in Williamsburg, but was hesitant to do so because of a blighted building adjacent to the proposed site, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison now has the authority to buy the blighted property without first getting permission from the city...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017
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