Member Login | Contact Us | Call Us Today! 1-606-528-9767 | info@thenewsjournal.net
default-logo
Disability Professionals, LLC

W’burg City Council awards $99,544 bid to fix Mt. Morgan Road

Repair work will be coming soon to Mt. Morgan Road where school buses and garbage trucks already can’t operate due to the road conditions. During Monday’s monthly meeting, the Williamsburg City Council approved a $99,544 bid from King-Crete out of Zoe, Ky., to repair the road....
Posted On 12 Sep 2019

If you can’t smoke there, you soon won’t be able to vape there either in Williamsburg

Soon you won’t be able to vape anywhere in Williamsburg that you can’t smoke either. During the Williamsburg City Council’s regular monthly meeting Monday evening, the council held the first reading of an amended smoking ordinance, which adds vaping in addition to smoking....
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

Williamsburg trick or treating times approved

Trick or treating hours have been set for Oct. 31 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison noted during Monday’s monthly city council meeting that trick or treating is always two hours long in Williamsburg, and is always on Halloween, except if it...
Posted On 11 Sep 2019

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