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Halloween coming a day early in W’burg

Halloween will be coming to Williamsburg early this year, but only one day early. During a special called meeting Monday, Mayor Roddy Harrison informed the city council that Halloween falls on a Sunday this year, and asked them to set trick or treating one day early on Saturday,...
Posted On 27 Aug 2021

Williamsburg property tax rates dropping slightly

Good news. If you live in Williamsburg then you should be getting a slight drop in your property tax bill this fall. Depending on how gas prices fluctuate in the coming weeks, you might be able to buy an extra gallon or two of gas with the savings, but probably not much more than...
Posted On 27 Aug 2021

Williamsburg green space, stage work nearing completion

Work on a new Williamsburg park at the corner of Main and Third streets on the old Gorman Jones Building lot should be complete in time for Old Fashioned Trading Days next month. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...
Posted On 12 Aug 2021

Do your ‘doody’: Pet waste disposal stations coming soon to ‘Burg

What do you do when you can’t get people to quit letting their pets defecate in certain parts of the city, such as some parks? Pet waste stations, like this one in Corbin, will be coming to Williamsburg soon. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get...
Posted On 11 Aug 2021

Williamsburg looking to improve website, social media with new hires

With lots of new businesses in town, a $51 million expansion happening at Firestone, a new hangar being built at the airport, and construction for the Cumberland Mint off-track betting and historical wagering facility, the city of Williamsburg has a lot of things that it would...
Posted On 11 Aug 2021

Williamsburg city workers getting $1 per hour wage hike

Williamsburg city workers are getting a $1 per hour pay hike next fiscal year, or about a $2,000 a year pay raise for full-time employees. 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? Join Us
Posted On 01 Jul 2021

Jeep Jamboree, America flag displays discussed by W’burg City Council

An update about another huge Jeep Jamboree coming to Williamsburg, efforts to secure federal CARES Act grant money, the moving of a stage at Old Fashioned Trading Days, and local residents being encouraged to show their patriotism by displaying American flags were just some of...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021

Williamsburg residents flocking to restaurants

Residents and tourists apparently really enjoy eating at restaurants in Williamsburg. So much so that the Williamsburg Tourism Commission has raised projections for restaurant tax revenue by $225,000 for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021

Cumberland Mint gaming facility breaking ground next month

Ground is expected to be broken next month on the Keeneland-Kentucky Downs historical racing/off-track betting facility in Williamsburg, which will be named Cumberland Mint. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 20 May 2021

W’burg seeking $2.5 million in new market tax credits

Williamsburg officials are hoping to get over $2 million in additional funding for an $8 million expansion project at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark. 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...
Posted On 19 May 2021