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Everybody knew Nannie’s name in Williamsburg

Chances are that if you lived or worked in Williamsburg for very long, and you heard someone mention the name “Nannie,” then you immediately knew who they were talking about. Nannie Hays was a Williamsburg icon. Many knew her from her days as the beloved longtime band teacher at...
Posted On 29 Apr 2021

Nannie Hays was ‘all about the big orange’

Nannie Hays wore many hats during her lifetime ranging from a teacher and band director at Williamsburg Independent School to being the town’s first Main Street Director and a longtime member of Refuge Ridge, a wolf dog rescue facility in Whitley County. Nannie Hays is seen...
Posted On 28 Apr 2021

Nannie Hays

Nannie Hays, age 67, of Williamsburg, Ky., passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home. She was born November 4, 1953 in Williamsburg, Ky., to the late George and Opal Johnson Hays. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, George W. “Bud” Hays. She was a...