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Second Amendment sanctuary resolution approved by fiscal court

With a packed courtroom, the Whitley County Fiscal Court joined a growing list of Kentucky counties that have passed resolutions in support of Second Amendment rights. More than 125 residents filled the courtroom upstairs in the courthouse, and even the hallway outside as...

Whitley County could become Second Amendment sanctuary county

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is planning to take a stand for gun owner rights. During its regular Jan. 21 meeting, the fiscal court is expected to take up a resolution to make Whitley County a Second Amendment sanctuary. “It is a resolution that is being passed by counties...
Posted On 14 Jan 2020

Whitley County Fiscal Court going into the garbage business

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is getting into the garbage business at least temporarily. During its monthly meeting Tuesday, Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. noted that this past week, his office has gotten five to 10 calls from residents along Mahan Road and...
Posted On 22 Dec 2019

Kayaking for Kids proceeds mean $2,200 for Upward basketball, nearly $13,000 for elementary schools

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Third Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $15,090, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Whitley Co. officials hoping to fix nearly a dozen ‘significant’ road issues with FEMA funds

Whitley County officials are hoping that a recently declared federal disaster declaration will enable them to fix 10-12 significant road issues that were caused by flooding and mudslides this past winter. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

Whitley County getting $67,725 in emergency road aid funds to repair Louden Meadow Creek Road

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is getting funding to repair a major road slide on Louden Meadow Creek Road, and a state engineer will soon be looking at a second Whitley County road that is experiencing a mudslide, which could possibly lead to additional repair funding depending...
Posted On 18 Feb 2019

Whitley Co. Health Dept. officials appear before fiscal court, city leaders

In light of the recent controversy over the failure to disclose the restaurants in Whitley County where workers have been diagnosed with Hepatitis A, Interm Whitley County Health Department Director Tamara Phelps spoke with the Corbin City Commission and Whitley County Fiscal...

Whitley Schools get $339,004 safety grant

The Whitley County School System is one of 91 school districts across the nation selected to receive grant money from the U.S. Department of Justice in an effort to curb school violence. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Whitley County Fiscal Court approves new budget

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is anticipating having a little more money to spend next fiscal year. During the June 19 monthly meeting, the fiscal court approved the second reading of the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget ordinance. The 2018-2019 fiscal year starts on July 1, 2018....
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

Whitley County providing new option for proper flag disposal

Do you have a tattered old American flag that you replaced or one that needs to be replaced, and you just don’t know how to retire it properly? Thanks to the Whitley County Fiscal Court, the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo), and the National Association of Counties (NACo),...
Posted On 13 Jun 2018