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Photo Gallery: Stage Construction

Ray Parsons, Mike Huffman, Brent Phillips and Jeff Parsons, who are all with Parsons Construction, labored recently to build this stage on the old Gorman Jones Building lot in Williamsburg, which is located at the corner of Main and Third streets. The company is building the...
Posted On 29 May 2021

Why Whitley starts construction on new downtown W’burg park

Construction of a new park in downtown Williamsburg, which was announced last fall, is now underway. Why Whitley member Jane Graham provides an update on the new Main Street park Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 14 Apr 2021

Downtown Williamsburg getting new park via grants

Downtown Williamsburg will soon be getting a new park complete with a stage, bench seating with USB charging stations, umbrella covered seating around the perimeter of the park, and overhead lights streaming from poles around the park. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 14 Oct 2020

The Burg Group working to find its mission

Williamsburg has a tradition for having simple official names for things in the community, such as City Park and The Golf Course. One of Williamsburg’s newest groups, which is being tentatively being called The Burg Group, is no exception. Its goals can probably best be described...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019

National historic district is almost a reality; possible mural for W’burg

Sometime over the next couple of months, Williamsburg will likely receive final approval for the formation of its national historic district. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member?...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

W’burg City Council discusses success of River Fog Festival, other events

The success of Saturday’s inaugural River Fog Festival and the upcoming 25th Annual Gateway to the Cumberlands Jeep Jamboree were two topics of discussion during Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Inaugural River Fog Festival Saturday in Williamsburg

A new festival, which is slated to take place Saturday in downtown Williamsburg, aims to highlight regional arts, music, food and beverage within the Southeastern Kentucky region. “The River Fog Festival is the first of many opportunities Why Whitley has planned for our...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

Williamsburg water plant still running on rented intake pumps

The city of Williamsburg is still working on a permanent solution to a problem that caused a water outage in early July, which left the entire town without water for a time and several others without water for multiple days after the failure of a pair of broken intake pumps at...
Posted On 12 Sep 2018

River Fog Festival slated for October in Williamsburg

A new festival, which is slated to take place in early October in downtown Williamsburg, aims to highlight regional arts, music, food and beverage within the Southeastern Kentucky region. “The River Fog Festival is the first of many opportunities Why Whitley has planned for our...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018