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Tennessee man faces felony charges after pursuit into Williamsburg

An Oneida, Tennessee man is facing felony charges stemming from a police chase that started in Scott County, Tennessee, and ended in Williamsburg Sunday afternoon. Whitley District Judge Fred White entered a not guilty plea for Casey G. Cox, 21, during his arraignment Monday...
Posted On 15 Aug 2019

Rand Paul discusses lack of online civility, health care and tariffs at chamber of commerce luncheon

A lack of political civility, trade wars and gun control were just a few of the topics U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about Tuesday during a speech at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Paul, who is recovering from lung surgery, had very few...

Whitley County getting extra $253k in coal severance funds

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Monday that more than $15 million in excess coal severance tax revenue will be allocated to 49 counties – including Whitley, Knox, Laurel and Bell counties, which combine for over $900,000 in funding – and 122 municipalities – including Corbin,...
Posted On 13 Aug 2019

W’burg man facing felony DUI charge

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning on a felony DUI charge. Roy Sumner, 32, is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol – fourth or greater offense, and driving on DUI suspended license following a traffic stop on Ky. 26 in Corbin....

Lexington Philharmonic ensemble will play children’s concert Saturday in Williamsburg

Early Saturday evening, local children will have the chance to enjoy a performance by members of the Lexington Philharmonic, who will be doing a concert and story telling performance geared for the kids. After the concert, there will be a musical petting zoo of sorts with four...
Posted On 11 Jul 2019

Bomb squad called to investigate suspicious box in Williamsburg

A couple of homes were evacuated and a Kentucky State Police bomb squad was called to Williamsburg Saturday evening to investigate a suspicious box that was found outside of a home which turned out to be a toolbox. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login....
Posted On 05 Jul 2019

Independence Day festivities planned for Wed., July 3 in Corbin; Thurs., July 4 in W’burg

If you like fireworks, then you are in luck as local towns will be having them on either Wednesday, July 3, or Thursday, July 4. Corbin will have its Independence fireworks Wednesday while Williamsburg will follow suit Thursday evening. Whether it is free fireworks, free concerts...
Posted On 03 Jul 2019

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