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UPDATE: Victim in Friday murder in W’burg identified

UPDATE: Williamsburg Police identified the woman killed outside her home Friday morning. Chief Wayne Bird said the victim is 58-year-old Wanda Richardson. Police say Richardson was beat, but are awaiting the results of an autopsy to confirm the cause of death. The autopsy is...
Posted On 21 Jun 2019
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W’burg summer activities kick off with Movies in the Park Friday night

Once again this summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg most Friday nights to find either free live concerts or free movies in the park. “I am looking forward to another great summer of fun with our block parties and movies in the park and all...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

Four new restaurants planned for downtown Williamsburg

By this fall, downtown Williamsburg is expected to look quite a bit different with new restaurants, a butcher’s shop and other stores, Mayor Roddy Harrison said during a meeting of the Williamsburg Historic Preservation Commission Thursday evening. You need to login to view the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

Historic building renovation could mean 30-40 percent tax credit

Williamsburg now has a National Historic District, which is composed of 88 structures, but what does that mean for people, who own one of those buildings? You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 05 Jun 2019

Police called to disturbance complaint find Corbin man, Williamsburg woman fighting over drugs

A Corbin man and a Williamsburg woman were arrested Tuesday morning in Laurel County after police say a verbal argument over drugs at a residence in the Wyan-Pine area turned physical. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Kristina D. Blakley, 29, and Robert Havens, 40, of...

Williamsburg named 9th safest city in Kentucky

Williamsburg remains a relatively safe place to live. SafeWise released its Fifth Annual Safest Cities in Kentucky report on Monday, and Williamsburg ranked number nine on the list. “I’m thrilled at the news. We always want our folks to feel safe and be safe,” noted Williamsburg...
Posted On 20 Mar 2019

W’burg will host state Jujitsu tournament this fall

Williamsburg will be hosting a state tournament this fall, and a craft fair this spring. Williamsburg Police Lt. Brandon White, who is assistant instructor for Rising Son Jujitsu, informed the Williamsburg City Council during its monthly meeting Monday that Williamsburg had been...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019

Corbin City Commission exploring partnership with RTech for public transit

Almost two years after the Corbin trolley’s dedicated route ended, the Corbin City Commission is considering an idea to bring public transportation to Corbin as part of a regional effort involving RTec. At the city commission’s work session meeting Monday night, the commissioners...

Know what your teenager is vaping?

If you are a parent, guardian, a concerned grandparent, aunt or uncle of a teenager or perhaps younger child, then you probably want to keep reading this story all the way to the end. Be forewarned it isn’t good news, but you have probably already figured that out. If you see...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019

Update: Cumberland River expected to crest at 30 feet in W’burg at 1 a.m. Sunday

As of 10 a.m. Friday, the Cumberland River was at 24.7 feet in Williamsburg. Flood stage is at 21 feet. The river is expected to level off Friday afternoon before rising again to nearly 30 feet by early Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A couple of rounds...
Posted On 22 Feb 2019