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Bids for 8 FEMA projects awarded

The Whitley County Fiscal Court awarded eight bids for FEMA projects at its monthly meeting on March 16. King-Crete Drilling and Hinkle Environmental were the only two companies to submit bids which were opened on March 15. The bids were for slide repair projects that happened...

Santa will be allowed to fly over Whitley County

The Whitley County Fiscal Court unanimously voted to pass a resolution that allows Saint Nicholas, also known as Santa Claus, to use the air space over Whitley County on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, 2020, during its Dec. 15 meeting. The resolution states Claus is allowed to use the air...

Whitley County Fiscal Court votes Wednesday to resolve long-standing lawsuit regarding two roads

The Whitley County Fiscal Court agreed Wednesday to settle a nearly seven-year old lawsuit regarding a pair of Whitley County roads. During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, the fiscal court met in executive session for over three hour before returning to regular...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

W’burg, Whitley County reach agreement to trade equipment

Whitley County has an extra tractor and needed a garbage truck. Williamsburg had an extra garbage truck and needed a tractor. The two entities have agreed to exchange the vehicles with the Whitley Fiscal Court approving the deal at its regular meeting Tuesday night....

Whitley County Fiscal Court lowers garbage service fees

Usually when a company, a business or a government changes its fees for a service, the price almost always goes up, but a change approved Tuesday will actually lower the rate for something you need. The Whitley County Fiscal Court voted during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020

Photo Gallery: Whitley County Tire Amnesty

Local residents were able to dispose of thousands of old tires for free on Aug. 20-22 as part of the Whitley County Fiscal Court’s Tire Amnesty Program. Tires were dropped off at the Williamsburg-Whitley County Airport and then loaded onto tractor trailers and taken for proper...
Posted On 30 Aug 2020

Whitley County Fiscal Court approves monetary recognition awards for all county employees

During COVID-19, Whitley County EMT’s, sheriff’s deputies, road department employees, deputy jailers, and others continued going to go to work every day as essential workers. Now these workers are getting some recognition for the work that they have done over the past few months...
Posted On 31 Jul 2020

Whitley County Fiscal Court approves purchase of second garbage truck

Following up on the success of Whitley County beginning to offer trash collection service, the Whitley County Fiscal Court approved the purchase of a second truck Tuesday as it looks to expand its service area throughout the county. “Right now, we have around 400 customers and...

Dump, dump and away…

The Whitley County Fiscal Court held Dumpster Days last Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Whitley County Garage in Goldbug. Residents were able to dump items they wanted to dispose of without paying any fees.  
Posted On 16 Jul 2020

Whitley County hoping to secure CARES Act funding

The Whitley County Fiscal Court is seeking to reward county employees who have remained on the job through the COVID–19 pandemic. At last Tuesday’s fiscal court meeting, the magistrates approved a resolution to file an application for Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CARES Act)...