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71-home subdivision planned for W’burg

Two local developers are planning to construct a 71-home subdivision in Williamsburg sometime over the next decade, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during Monday’s monthly city council meeting. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a...
Posted On 16 May 2018

W’burg getting five new police officers, who will patrol University of the Cumberlands

The addition of five new Williamsburg police officers, who will serve as school resource officers at the University of the Cumberlands, the replacement of most vehicles in the police department, and the possibility of purchasing a ladder truck for the fire department were all...
Posted On 16 May 2018

W’burg borrowing $300,000 to replace fire hydrants, install water valves

Work to install a couple of valves for the water line system and repair and replace of some fire hydrants in Williamsburg is expected to start in early April. During a special called meeting early Tuesday evening, the Williamsburg City Council had the first reading of an...
Posted On 21 Feb 2018

Williamsburg City Council annexes VFW Post 3167 into city limits

VFW Pot 3167 is now officially in the Williamsburg city limits. During a special meeting Monday, the Williamsburg City Council unanimously approved the second reading of an ordinance annexing VFW Post 3167 into the city limits. You need to login to view the rest of the content....
Posted On 24 Jan 2018

Williamsburg police getting new vehicles

To borrow a line from an old Kenny Rogers song, “You gotta know when to hold ‘em, and know when to fold ‘em. You have to know when to walk away and know when to run.” You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 06 Dec 2017

W’burg offering cash prizes for winning Christmas floats

Williamsburg is getting serious about its upcoming Christmas parade and your organization could collect some serious cash for participating. Mayor Roddy Harrison announced during Monday’s monthly city council meeting that there will be a $150 first place cash prize for best float...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

W’burg girl forgoes birthday party in order to help others

Thanks to the efforts of 10-year-old Hayley Bays, three less fortunate children will have a merrier Christmas this year. During Monday’s monthly Williamsburg City Council meeting, Bays presented the Williamsburg Police Department with a $320 donation for the Shop with a Cop...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

VFW Post 3167 asking to be annexed into Williamsburg

VFW Post 3167 is asking the Williamsburg City Council to annex it into the city limits, which is a move that could potentially allow the organization to legally sell alcohol. During Monday’s city council meeting, Mayor Roddy Harrison read a letter from VFW Post 3167 Quarter...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

W’burg City Council gives Harrison authority to buy land without prior approval

If an investor wanted to open a business in Williamsburg, but was hesitant to do so because of a blighted building adjacent to the proposed site, Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison now has the authority to buy the blighted property without first getting permission from the city...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

W’burg City Council raises 2017 property tax rate

Williamsburg residents will be seeing an increase on their 2017 property tax bills. The Williamsburg City Council held the first reading of the real property tax rate ordinance for 2017 during a special meeting late Monday afternoon setting the tax rate at 32.20 cents per $100 of...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017