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Following fatality, Master Street’s lighting, sidewalks topic of discussion at chamber luncheon

The future of Master Street in Corbin near the site of a fatal collision Monday evening involving a pedestrian was one of the topics discussed during the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon Tuesday afternoon. Jessica Bray, Regional Transportation...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Rand Paul discusses lack of online civility, health care and tariffs at chamber of commerce luncheon

A lack of political civility, trade wars and gun control were just a few of the topics U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about Tuesday during a speech at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Paul, who is recovering from lung surgery, had very few...

Sagebrush Steakhouse holds ribbon cutting

More than two-and-a-half years after it served its last meal, one of Corbin’s most visible restaurant locations is, once again, doing business. The former Dino’s Restaurant location on U.S. 25W off of Exit 25 officially reopened Monday as the new home of Sagebrush Steakhouse. The...

Central Baptist Church pastor talks about battle against brain cancer at chamber luncheon

In late 2017 and early 2018, Central Baptist Church Pastor Chad Fugitt began to have what could only be described as “overwhelming moments of disorientation.” They’d last about 30 seconds, after which he’d have a strange, metallic taste in his mouth. The story of what came after...

Pension fix main topic at chamber luncheon

Kentucky has made tremendous gains over the last few years in business and elsewhere, but all of those gains are threatened if Kentucky doesn’t address and fix its public pension system, Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions President and CEO Jim Waters told members of...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019

Jim Waters will be keynote speaker for June 11 chamber luncheon

The president of a conservative-leaning Kentucky think tank, that specializes in government policy toward economics and education, will be the featured speaker next Tuesday at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon in Williamsburg. Jim Waters, President of...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

ARQ official to speak to chamber of commerce about big energy facility in Corbin

The head of U.S. operations for a company that turns coal waste into energy will be speaking at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon next Tuesday about a project in Corbin that will provide numerous good-paying jobs. C.K. Lane, with Arq will be...

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus discusses local economy during chamber address

Just over two months into her tenure as Mayor of Corbin, Suzie Razmus spoke to a packed house at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday to update the members on projects and developments in the city. Razmus addressed several economic issues. She explained that...

State official talks to chamber about Work Ready Communities program

Whitley, Laurel and Knox counties are all three currently considered “Work Ready In-Progress” communities on the cusp of reaching fully certified status, according to a state economic development official who spoke to members of the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Tuesday....