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Veteran’s treatment center could be coming to W’burg

Early discussions have begun on an effort to bring a facility to Williamsburg that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse among other issues. During its monthly meeting Monday, which Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021

Williamsburg getting $10,000 sidewalk grant for Main Street

Thanks to group efforts of several agencies, construction of a new sidewalk is planned between the bridge over I-75 and the Williamsburg wee ball field along Main Street. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 13 Nov 2020

Keeneland’s project still a go for Williamsburg, mayor says

Williamsburg officials are working relatively quickly to complete a utility survey, which will determine if the city has enough existing capacity to handle water and sewer needs to expand, in light of a planned racing facility that Keeneland officials plan to open in...
Posted On 12 Nov 2020

W’burg Mayor explains decision to cancel Shop with a Cop, Turkey Trot, Christmas parade

As the lyrics to the old song go, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas,” but in Williamsburg this year that is not so much the case as several holiday-related events are being cancelled due to COVID-19. Williamsburg’ Turkey Trot is one of several events being...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

W’burg cancelling Turkey Trot, Shop with a Cop, Christmas parade due to COVID-19

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during Monday’s monthly city council meeting that this year’s Turkey Trot, Christmas bazaar, Christmas parade and Shop with a Cop events are all being cancelled due to COVID-19. The city isn’t cancelling all...
Posted On 09 Nov 2020

Corbin City Commission getting two new members; W’burg City Council remains unchanged

The Corbin City Commission was assured of, at least two new members when the campaign began, and that is what it will see as Allison Moore and Seth Reeves will join incumbents Trent Knuckles and Brandon Shepherd on the commission. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...

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....

Old Williamsburg buildings being renovated

There is a new owner for the old Whitley County Health Department building, and a new business plans to open late this month in a former lawyer’s office and restaurant in downtown Williamsburg. The old Whitley County Health Department building in Williamsburg recently sold, and...
Posted On 16 Oct 2020

Williamsburg adds $1.78 million to tax rolls over last 12 months

The City of Williamsburg is growing. Over the past year, $1.78 million worth of new property has been added to the Williamsburg tax rolls, which would include things, such as construction of new homes and businesses. This was part of the message that Williamsburg Mayor Roddy...
Posted On 25 Sep 2020

Federal grants now available to do facade work on Williamsburg historic buildings

If you own building or a business located in downtown Williamsburg’s National Historic Register District, and are thinking about doing some exterior work to the façade of your business, then you probably want to keep reading. The City of Williamsburg has been selected as one of...
Posted On 13 Aug 2020