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US25W lane restriction in W’burg remains in place until Oct. 12

A portion of US25W in Williamsburg is expected to remain one lane until Oct. 12 following a recent mudslide. The slide has a 200-yard portion of US25W between G&E Drive-In and Campbell Hill reduced to one lane, and a temporary traffic signal is in place. Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018

W’burg gets $100,000 in emergency road aid for George Hays Road repair

The city of Williamsburg got some good news Monday. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced that it had awarded $100,000 in county road aid emergency funds cover the cost of repairs to George Hays Road. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison said the funding would cover the full...
Posted On 29 Aug 2018

W’burg cougar sighting can’t be verified, state officials say

After reports of a cougar sighting in Williamsburg, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife have confirmed that the species of the animal spotted cannot be verified. Tom Land, conservation officer for Kentucky Department of fish and wildlife in Whitley County, said that no tracks nor...

Countywide effort stops fire at W’burg scrapyard Thursday

Nearly 60 firefighters spent more than seven hours battling a fire that tore through a pile of scrap aluminum at Eastern Kentucky Recycling in Williamsburg Thursday. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said firefighters were paged to the scene at 300 Savoy Clear Creek Road at...

UPDATED: Boiled water advisory lifted; Lessons learned from W’burg water outtage

UPDATE: Officials have lifted the Boiled Water Advisory for the city of Williamsburg. Running water is something most of us take for granted. We use it for drinking, bathing and cleaning. It is always there. Except when it isn’t, like this past weekend in Williamsburg when a pair...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018

Corbin fireworks Tuesday night; W’burg, Jellico, Barbourville Wednesday night

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of next couple of nights in local towns. Corbin will hold its Independence Day celebration, which is complete with fireworks, on Tuesday, July 3, and Williamsburg, Barbourville and Jellico will...
Posted On 03 Jul 2018

Area fireworks shows start Saturday in honor of Fourth of July

If you like fireworks, then you will have the opportunity to view them over the course of three different nights in local towns. London will kick-off Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, June 30. Corbin will follow on Tuesday, July 3, and Williamsburg, Barbourville and...
Posted On 27 Jun 2018

‘Off the Clock’ performing at W’burg block party Friday night

Looking for something fun and free to do Friday night? Then come down to Bill Woods Park for the Williamsburg Main Street program’s second block party of the summer. Lexington-based band “Off the Clock” will be making their second appearance ever at the Williamsburg summer block...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018

June 28 public meeting set over proposed W’burg historic district

If you own a historically significant building in downtown Williamsburg and you’re thinking about making renovations or need to make renovations to it, then you probably want to go to a public meeting at Williamsburg City Hall on June 28. You also might want to postpone...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018