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Crowd gathers for candlelight vigil

Approximately 30 people gathered for a candlelight vigil, hosted by the Sunup Initiative, in Corbin Tuesday evening. The vigil was to honor the lives lost to racial violence throughout the United States. “It seemed fitting to hold this vigil on the anniversary of George’s death...

The Sunup Initiative partners with White Flag Ministry

  The Sunup Initiative served meals at the White Flag Ministry on March 5. White Flag Ministry feeds and provides shelter for members of the community. Different groups volunteer to partner with the ministry to serve food. White Flag Ministry is part of First Baptist Church...

Sunup Initiative hosts Corbin Clean Up

About 15 individuals showed up for a Corbin Trash Clean Up hosted by the Sunup Initiative in Corbin in honor of the National Day of Service on Monday. Individuals picked up trash around downtown from 1 to 3 p.m. starting and ending at Sanders Park. Last year, Sunup sponsored a...

Sunup Initiative to host Trash Clean Up event in Corbin

The Sunup Initiative in Corbin will be hosting a Corbin Trash Clean Up in honor of the National Day of Service on Monday. The National Day of Service corresponds to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and...

Approximately 100 people tuned in to see Corbin 1919 documentary Friday night

Organizers with the Corbin Sunup Initiative said approximately 100 people tuned in to the Zoom meeting Friday for night the presentation of Black in Appalachia’s, “The Corbin Expulsion of 1919.” The documentary was the work of William Isom, director of Black in Appalachia, and...