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15th Annual WPD Shop with a Cop helps 150 children

One would be hard pressed to say who got more pleasure out of the 15th Annual Williamsburg Police Department Shop with a Cop event Thursday evening at Walmart. Was it the nearly 150 less fortunate children, who each got $100 shopping sprees, or was it the 30 or so police officers...
Posted On 24 Dec 2019

Update: Driver, one pedestrian identified from Thursday accident

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 20 Dec 2019

Two pedestrians flown out after being hit by truck near W’burg Walmart

Two people had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being hit by a pick-up truck near the entrance to the Williamsburg Walmart Thursday afternoon. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said the accident happened about...
Posted On 19 Dec 2019

Ex-W’burg Fire Chief James Privett dies following battle with cancer

Former Williamsburg Fire Chief James Privett has died following a relatively short battle with cancer. Privett, 63, served as Williamsburg fire chief for more than 20 years before retiring on July 29, 2016. Privett took over as fire chief in May 1995, and spent 35 years working...
Posted On 28 Nov 2019

W’burg woman jumps over guardrail, falls down embankment after police stop vehicle

A local woman would have been wise early Tuesday morning to follow the old adage of look before you leap. Williamsburg authorities said she quickly got out of a vehicle after it was stopped by police, and jumped over the guardrail before ending up near the bottom of a steep...
Posted On 01 May 2019

W’burg Fire Department set up as warming center through Wednesday night

As temperatures struggle to climb over the freezing mark through Wednesday night, the Williamsburg Fire Department is offering people a warm place to at least temporarily warm up, if they need to do so. Starting Monday night, the fire department opened itself up as a warming...
Posted On 05 Mar 2019

W’burg to crack down on texting and driving

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Posted On 13 Feb 2019

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

Williamsburg Fire Department getting first ever ladder truck

The Williamsburg Fire Department will soon have its first ladder truck. During Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the Williamsburg City Council approved the purchase of a used 100-foot aerial platform 1999 Sutphen Custom Fire Apparatus fire truck, and financing for the purchas...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

Motorcycle strikes SUV Monday

An Indiana man had to be transported to the hospital early Monday afternoon after his motorcycle struck an SUV near Exit 11 in Williamsburg. Williamsburg Police Officer Greg Rhoades said that Michael Cross, 47, of Frankfort, Indiana, was travelling on Ky. 92 about 12:30 p.m. on a...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018
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