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W’burg school board approves fall sports; fans will have to get temperature taken, wear masks

As it stands now, Williamsburg Independent School students will be allowed to participate in sports this fall, and fans will be allowed to be in attendance although potentially not as many fans as might have attended in year’s past. Also, everyone from players on each side to...
Posted On 04 Sep 2020

W’burg school board postpones school start date to Sept. 8

Williamsburg Independent School students are getting a little bit more summer vacation. During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Williamsburg Independent Board of Education voted to postpone the start of the new school year from Aug. 26 until Sept. 8. Board...
Posted On 05 Aug 2020

Two Whitley County school board races will be competitive this fall

Those, who want to serve on a local school board, have a little less than one week to file to run for office, and there will be at least two contested races this November. June 2 at 4 p.m. is the filing deadline for candidates wishing to run for the Corbin Independent Board of...
Posted On 30 May 2020

W’burg BOE approves 4 percent tax hike

If you own a $100,000 home and you live in the Williamsburg Independent School District, then you will be paying about $12 extra on your property tax bills starting next year. The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education approved the 2020 real estate tax rate and the personal...
Posted On 18 Sep 2019

Melton taking over early as leader of Williamsburg school district

Williamsburg High School Principal Tim Melton, who has been hired to serve as the school district’s next superintendent starting on July 1, will get an early start to his new position. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day!...
Posted On 13 Jun 2019

Whitley County school districts getting over $100,000 in combined refunds

All three school districts in Whitley County will be getting some unexpected money, which will total over $100,000, thanks in part to a refund of sorts they are getting from worker’s compensation claims. The Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust Workers’ Compensation Fund...
Posted On 21 Mar 2019

Little known legal conflict forces Caddell’s resignation from W’burg BOE

The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education is looking for a new board member. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 26 Apr 2018