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W’burg City Council agrees to lease part of downtown parking lot to UC

The Williamsburg City Council formally agreed Monday evening to lease a portion of a parking lot in downtown Williamsburg to the University of the Cumberlands for use by residents in apartments that the school is building on the second flood of the old Faulkner and Taylor...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019

Williamsburg officials unsure how much South Second Street road repair will cost

The City of Williamsburg would have liked to have been doing some sidewalk repair work in recent weeks, but instead has been busy dealing with flooding and other water-related street issues. Mayor Roddy Harrison informed the Williamsburg City Council during its monthly meeting...
Posted On 14 Aug 2019

W’burg council discusses ball tournaments, pothole repairs, medical helicopters

A total of 19 girls’ softball teams will be descending upon Williamsburg Friday for the start of the district girls’ age 9-10 and 11-12 softball tournaments. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 24 Jun 2019

W’burg budget increases 8 percent, but remains tight, Mayor says

The city of Williamsburg’s budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, which starts July 1, is about 8 percent higher than the current fiscal year’s budget, but it includes no pay raises for city employees. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member?...
Posted On 19 Jun 2019

Health department seeks vaping ban in public buildings

Vaping or the use of e-cigarettes is increasing not just locally but across the country, especially among teenagers. Whitley County Health Department Public Health Director Marcy Rein asked the Williamsburg City Council to extend the city’s smoking ordinance to include...
Posted On 17 May 2019

Ball tournaments, block parties on tap this summer in W’burg

Williamsburg will play host to several baseball/softball tournaments this summer. During its monthly meeting Thursday, Williamsburg Councilwoman Patty Faulkner noted that the city has been selected once again to host three tournaments. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 15 May 2019

W’burg leaders expect to meet threshold for disaster assistance

Williamsburg leaders think they will be able to meet the threshold for damage in order to qualify for disaster funding due to recent flooding. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, the council discussed Gov. Matt Bevin’s official disaster declaration. Mayor...
Posted On 15 Mar 2019

W’burg effort to collect delinquent payroll taxes delayed

The Williamsburg City Council’s effort to collect back payroll or occupational tax revenue from businesses and individuals, who haven’t been paying in the city has hit a bit of a snag Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison told the city council during its monthly meeting Monday. At...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019

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

Williamsburg declares itself as a ‘Welcoming City’ to all

In 1955, the Williamsburg Independent School became the first school in the state of Kentucky to voluntarily desegregate, and on Monday evening, the Williamsburg City Council took a 21st Century version of that step by declaring itself as a “Welcoming City” to everyone no mater...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019