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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

You might want to rethink things if you text and drive in Williamsburg. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
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

Incendiary device set off outside Tractor Supply; W’burg police have suspect in the case

Williamsburg police say they have one suspect so far regarding an incendiary device that was set off outside Tractor Supply early Friday morning, and think the motive for the attack was probably retaliation. Fortunately the store wasn’t damaged and the fire was quickly...
Posted On 13 Apr 2018

Speed, distracted driving playing big roles in W’burg traffic crashes

Most DUI arrests in Williamsburg don’t involve alcohol. Speed and distracted driving are playing big roles in traffic crashes, and more suspects are fleeing police in either vehicles or on foot resulting in more officer use of force. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018

Blaze destroys home that Mullis’ family had owned for 40 years

Despite the efforts of four fire departments and the use of more than 20,000 gallons of water, firefighters were unable to save this Taylor Circle home early Tuesday morning. “It’s heartbreaking. I have a lot of memories in this house,” Terry Mullis said about his family home on...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017

Firefighters unable to save Williamsburg home

Fire destroyed a Williamsburg residence late Monday evening despite the efforts of nearly two dozen firefighters from four fire departments. “For the most part it is a total loss,” said Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd. The blaze was first reported about 10:36 p.m. Monday, and...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017
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