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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

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. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Williamsburg to recognize ‘Survivor’ winner Nick Wilson during Jan. 14 council meeting

The City of Williamsburg will celebrate and recognize its most famous son, “Survivor: David versus Goliath” winner Nick Wilson, on Jan. 14. Wilson, known on the show as the, “hillbilly lawyer,” outwitted, outplayed and outlasted the 19 other contestants over 39 days on an island...

Williamsburg City Council discusses tax collection

The city of Williamsburg is hoping to soon be collecting more tax revenue without having to do any more additional work. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 23 Nov 2018

Harrison easily wins re-election as Williamsburg mayor; incumbent council members all victorious

Williamsburg voters are apparently happy with city leadership as they gave incumbent Mayor Roddy Harrison a fourth consecutive term in office and re-elected all six Williamsburg City Council members during Tuesday’s General Election. Harrison garnered 905 votes to Dr. Bernard...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Williamsburg firefighters debut new ladder truck

The Williamsburg City Council got its first look at the city’s new ladder truck during its regular monthly meeting Monday. The used 1999 Sutphen ladder truck was purchased for $150,000. The truck has about 30,000 miles. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the ladder is...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018

Property assessments up, tax rate dropping in Williamsburg

Total property tax assessments are up about $15 million in Williamsburg this year, and the real estate tax rate will be dropping while the motor vehicle tax rate will be increasing slightly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 10 Oct 2018