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Update: Accused assault suspected video recorded incident, police say

A Georgia man, who is behind bars for allegedly cutting another man with a knife and chasing him from the Williamsburg Pilot Travel Center to the neighboring Walmart, apparently recorded himself chasing the victim, according to his arrest citation. The victim, who hasn’t been...
Posted On 20 Apr 2018

Sheriff’s deputies seize over 900 pills, $22,000 cash during investigation

A Whitley County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a report about a local resident advertising marijuana for sale on social media has resulted in the seizure of over 900 pills and $22,000, and the indictment of three people. On Monday, the Whitley County Grand Jury indicted...
Posted On 18 Apr 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

Georgia man charged with DUI after Sunday morning I-75 crash

A Georgia man pleaded guilty to DUI Monday afternoon in connection with an early morning traffic crash on I-75 Sunday morning. The crash happened about 3 a.m. near the 13-mile marker of I-75 in the southbound lane, according to a Whitley County Sheriff’s Department release. A...
Posted On 11 Apr 2018

Searches by water, land turn up no signs of missing woman

Despite searching by water and by land, emergency officials have been unable to locate a missing Whitley County woman, who was last seen near Williamsburg in February, and police and her family are asking for the public’s help to find her. “If there is anybody out there that...
Posted On 21 Mar 2018

Update: Public’s help sought to find missing woman

Williamsburg police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman, who was last seen about 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, on Ky. 92W near Pilot Travel Center, and believe that she may now be in Tennessee. Laura A. Anderson, 37, exited a family member’s vehicle...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

W’burg man accused of stealing over $300 worth of snack cakes

A Williamsburg man allegedly stole about 500 cases of snack cakes from a Williamsburg storage facility Monday, and then tried to sell them on Facebook, according to Williamsburg Police. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 07 Mar 2018

Williamsburg Police bringing active shooter training to the city July 9-10

As more and more mass killings happen across not only the country but also the world, more and more people are asking what they should do in the event of a violent intruder or active shooter in their work place, school or house of worship. Should they fight? Should they hide?...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018

W’burg school security public forum set for Thursday evening

Williamsburg residents will have the chance Thursday evening to find out what changes the Williamsburg Independent School District is making or planning to make in order to improve safety. Williamsburg school leaders are hosting a parent question and answer session at 6 p.m....
Posted On 28 Feb 2018

Suspects tried to cut open ATM machine, fled from police

A Williamsburg man and a Tennessee man are behind bars after allegedly trying to cut into one of the most visible ATM machines in Williamsburg late Sunday evening before leading police on a high-speed chase along I-75 early Monday morning that ended after police deployed spike...
Posted On 28 Feb 2018