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Planning underway for Williamsburg’s bicentennial celebration

A parade, a tour of historical homes and a historical picture show are just some of the events Williamsburg has planned in the month of April to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Whitley County. “Next year is our 200th birthday. We are getting geared up,” Mayor...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Florida man injured in shootout with W’burg Police

A Florida man lead police on a lengthy vehicle pursuit in Whitley County Tuesday afternoon in a stolen vehicle while shooting at police officers before being shot himself towards the end of the chase. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird said that the suspect, who Kentucky State...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Harrison gets opponent in Williamsburg mayor race

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Posted On 15 Nov 2017

So far W’burg has only gotten calls about bar licenses, but no applications

So far nobody has applied for a license that would enable them to open a “bar” in Williamsburg, but some have called the city asking about it. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who also serves as the city’s Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator, said that he has gotten four...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

October proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month in W’burg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison signed a proclamation Friday afternoon declaring October 2017 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the city of Williamsburg and he urged all community members to support efforts and dedicate themselves to the fight against the disease. He was...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

‘Operation Inasmuch’ brings 10 churches together to reach out to the community

About 10 churches and 50 volunteers came out Saturday at Cumberland Regional Mall for the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association’s first ever “Operation Inasmuch.” There were free car washes. There was free clothing, children’s books and toys for youngsters. Church groups gave...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017

Permit for $5.2 million W’burg housing complex denied

Anthony Elmore, vice-president and COO of Wabuck Development Company and Clayton Watkins Construction, addressed the Williamsburg Planning and Zoning Variance Committee on behalf of the developer Cumberland Valley Regional Housing Authority. Efforts to get a $5.2 million...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

Application window opens for ‘bar’ licenses in Corbin and Williamsburg

The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has increased the number of Corbin’s quota retail drink licenses to three and two groups intend to submit applications. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Did you know you can simply buy a $1 day pass if you...

Medical helicopter forced to make emergency landing

A mechanic and pilot unsuccessfully tried to make repairs to this U.T. Life Star helicopter that made an emergency landing near Williamsburg early Monday morning.  The helicopter had to be returned to Tennessee on a truck. An emergency medical helicopter had to make an emergency...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

New report names W’burg as one of the 20 safest cities in Kentucky

Williamsburg is a pretty safe place to live. SafeWise released its Fourth Annual Safest Cities in Kentucky report on Monday, and Williamsburg ranked 18th on the list. “I just think it shows the hard work of our police department to keep us safe. I have to give real kudos to...
Posted On 09 Aug 2017