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Cumberland River Cruise-In coming to W’burg

Williamsburg is getting a regular monthly car show starting in July. The inaugural Cumberland River Cruise-In will take place from noon – 7 p.m. on July 17 in downtown Williamsburg. “I am so looking forward to this. I have been wanting to do this for years,” noted Mayor Roddy...
Posted On 12 Jun 2021

Save-a-Lot hosts several grand re-openings

Save-a-Lot hosted at least six grand re-openings on Wednesday for stores across Southeastern Kentucky. “We have spent some money to remodel and update them. Now, we just wanted to have grand re-openings to kick things off right,” said Randal Young, the district manager for...

Williamsburg Softball season ends with loss to South Laurel in district tournament

The season came to an end for the Williamsburg Lady Jackets softball team Monday afternoon with a 15-1 loss to South Laurel in the opening round of the 50th District Tournament. South Laurel put up 12 runs in the first two innings, while holding Williamsburg to a single base...

Whitley Co. Baseball advances to 50th District Championship

Whitley County’s Bryce Anderson held the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets hitless over three innings as the Colonels won the opening game of the 50th District Baseball Tournament, 15-0. Anderson struck out eight, throwing 45 pitches in the game. The Colonels put up nine runs in...

50th District Baseball, Softball tournaments begin at noon at South Laurel

“It’s go time!” That is how Corbin High School Softball Coach Crystal Stidham described the first round of the 50th District Softball Tournament, which begins at noon today at South Laurel High School alongside the 50th District Baseball Tournament. On the softball diamond, the...

Firestone announces $51 million expansion in Williamsburg that will create 250 additional jobs

An additional 250 manufacturing jobs will be coming to Williamsburg as Bridgestone Americas announced a $51 million expansion of the Firestone Industrial Products plant on Thursday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please...

50th District Softball Tournament will begin with Corbin versus Whitley, Williamsburg against South

Williamsburg’s Allie Wilson toed the pitching rubber Monday night as the Lady Jackets play the final games of the season and prepare to face top seed South Laurel Monday in the 50th District Tournament. Coach Andrea Ellis acknowledged that it will take an “A” effort from her team...

Williamsburg Main Street program now nationally accredited

Williamsburg is among 23 communities in Kentucky, whose Main Street programs have achieved national accreditation for 2021 from both the Kentucky Main Street program and the National Main Street Center. “Kentucky Main Street continues to prove transformative, especially for rural...
Posted On 24 May 2021

Cumberland Mint gaming facility breaking ground next month

Ground is expected to be broken next month on the Keeneland-Kentucky Downs historical racing/off-track betting facility in Williamsburg, which will be named Cumberland Mint. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to...
Posted On 20 May 2021

W’burg seeking $2.5 million in new market tax credits

Williamsburg officials are hoping to get over $2 million in additional funding for an $8 million expansion project at the Kentucky Splash Waterpark. 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...
Posted On 19 May 2021