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Williamsburg School Board chairman resigns

The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education Meeting began on a solemn note as Superintendent Tim Melton announced the resignation of long-time board member and current board chairman Dr. John Jeffries. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...

W’Burg board approves academy for synchronous learning

The Williamsburg board of education unanimously approved a virtual academy that will allow synchronous instruction for K-12 students both in the classroom and online during its regular meeting on April 20. The district is currently utilizing synchronous learning because of the...

Williamsburg Board of Education recognizes academic team

The Williamsburg Board of Education started its monthly meeting on March 16 by recognizing the members of the Williamsburg Elementary School Academic Team who placed second at the regional tournament. Both students and faculty were recognized by the board. “When you hear Lowrie,...

Declaring a weather day

Should in-person classes be canceled during an ice storm? Most people would agree that the answer is yes. While cancelling in-person classes during an ice storm seems like an obvious decision, superintendents are often faced with weather situations where the decisions are far...

Students return to some in-person class

Students at Corbin Independent and Whitley County Schools returned to in-person classes last week for the first time using a hybrid model of instruction. Meanwhile, Williamsburg Independent schools returned to targeted instruction for small groups of students last week. Students...

Tim Melton gets high marks during first evaluation as Williamsburg Superintendent

Williamsburg Superintendent Tim Melton got several high marks from the Williamsburg Independent School Board of Education during a recent special meeting at the school. Melton, who has completed his first year as Williamsburg superintendent, scored “exemplary” in the standards of...
Posted On 08 Jul 2020

W’burg Superintendent addresses Kiwanis Club

As part of his training for his first year as a new superintendent, Williamsburg Superintendent Tim Melton had to come up with a phrase or statement about what he was looking for from this school year, and after much thought he came up with a phrase that he feels sums it up...
Posted On 25 Nov 2019

Melton taking over early as leader of Williamsburg school district

Williamsburg High School Principal Tim Melton, who has been hired to serve as the school district’s next superintendent starting on July 1, will get an early start to his new position. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019

Melton selected as next Williamsburg Independent School Superintendent

The Williamsburg Independent School District has selected its replacement for outgoing superintendent Dr. Amon Couch, and he is a familiar face. The board of education unanimously voted during a special called meeting Thursday evening to hire current Principal Tim Melton to...
Posted On 22 May 2019