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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

W’burg City Council wants action of blighted properties

If you own blighted property in Williamsburg or you are tired of seeing blighted property, then you probably want to keep on reading. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

Williamsburg declares itself as a ‘Welcoming City’ to all

In 1955, the Williamsburg Independent School became the first school in the state of Kentucky to voluntarily desegregate, and on Monday evening, the Williamsburg City Council took a 21st Century version of that step by declaring itself as a “Welcoming City” to everyone no mater...
Posted On 13 Feb 2019

University of the Cumberlands first college in KY to offer blockchain degree

University of the Cumberlands will be the first university in the state – and one of the first in the nation – to offer a graduate degree in blockchain technology. The new Master of Science in Global Business with Blockchain Technology (MS-Blockchain) program is set to begin...

Federal government shutdown may impact Williamsburg’s Consular Center

If the federal government shutdown continues much longer, at least some of the nearly 500 employees at the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) could be out of work for a while? You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 16 Jan 2019