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Corbin Tourism passes $1.362 million budget; increases Varsity Club funding

The Corbin Tourism Commission passed its 2016/17 $1.362 million budget Tuesday night with one small amendment. The commissioners agreed to give an additional $1,000 to the Corbin Varsity Club to help sponsor the annual Pigskin Classic football event and the Cumberland Falls...

Sanders Park picked as destination for online state tourism promotion

A downtown Corbin park dedicated to Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Colonel Harland Sanders is being highlighted by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism as one of 99 places in Kentucky tourists should visit. The effort, called “99 days of summer” is an interactive...

New mural promotes Williamsburg

Visitors to the Williamsburg Tourism and Convention Center are now being greeted by a large mural, which runs the length of one side of the building facing 10th Street. “I have been on Facebook the last two days and everybody has been very complimentary of it,” said...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016

Corbin Tourism approves $1.36 million budget

The Corbin Tourism Commission approved the first reading of its $1.362 million budget for 2016-17 fiscal year Tuesday night. The budget includes multiple event partial sponsorships including: $4,500 for the fine arts events $15,000 for Nibroc $5,000 for Corbin Industrial...

Corbin Tourism board sets gallery hop date, elects new officers

From left to right, Tania Marcum, Victor Patel and Jackie Willis. The 2016 event season in Corbin will kick off March 18 with the third annual Corbin Gallery Hop. Tourism Director Maggy Kriebel announced the event during the regular meeting of the Corbin Tourism Commission...

Corbin Tourism agrees to pay train movers extra $10,000

After nearly two weeks of waiting, the Corbin Tourism Commission is moving forward with a request from Wasatch Railroad Group to pay the company an additional $10,000 for moving L&N 232, along with its coal tender and a caboose from Bainbridge, Ga. to Corbin. The initial vote...
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