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Block parties, Fourth of July, Old Fashioned Trading Days all returning in W’burg

Life in the COVID-19 era will be getting a lot more like normal this summer in Williamsburg with the return of community yard sales, summer block parties, the Fourth of July celebration, and Old Fashioned Trading Days. “We are basically going to try to get things back to normal...
Posted On 11 Apr 2021

W’burg duo charged with possession of heroin, being wanted out of Tennessee

Two Williamsburg people suspected of being wanted fugitives from Tennessee were located at a north Corbin motel with heroin in their possession Tuesday night. Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Jeremy Fore, 29, and Vivian Fore, 29, both of Williamsburg, at the motel off of...

Save A Lot in Williamsburg makes donation

Teddy Anders, the store manager for Save A Lot in Williamsburg, recently presented a $500 check to Travis Jones, the pastor at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. “Over the holidays for the month of November and December, we did a feed the needy holiday bag giveaway,” said Anders....

Traffic stop in Woodbine leads to discovery of stolen vehicle, heroin, meth

Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies conducting a traffic stop on a pickup truck with no license plate Thursday night in Woodbine, discovered the vehicle to be stolen and the driver to be in possession of heroin and methamphetamine.

Williamsburg man charged with sexual abuse of 6-year-old

A Williamsburg man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing a 6-year-old relative. 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 Member? Join Us

Fans wanting to attend 50th District Basketball Tournament must purchase tickets in advance

Fans interested in attending the 50th District Basketball Tournament Saturday at Williamsburg must purchase tickets through the participating schools. “Only persons on the 50th District Spectator List provided by each school will be admitted into the gym to watch their team...

50th District Tournament schedules announced

The boys and girls 50th District tournaments featuring Corbin, South Laurel, Whitley County and Williamsburg will begin at noon Saturday at Williamsburg High School. South Laurel will face off against host Williamsburg at noon. That will be followed by Corbin and Whitley County...

Flooding covers parts of Williamsburg

Heavy rains last week caused flooding throughout Kentucky. Williamsburg saw high water, but the flooding did not compare to the 2020 flood which was the third highest in the county’s history. Areas such as Briar Creek Park and Three Point were under water Monday.
Posted On 04 Mar 2021

Redhounds looking to stop three-game slide

The Corbin Redhounds are looking to get back on track following their third consecutive loss. 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 Member? Join Us

W’burg officials think they have finally found cause behind city’s major water loss problem

For more than a decade, Williamsburg officials have been looking for “the big one,” as in a major water leak that is the cause of the city’s perpetual water loss rate, which has for many years ranked somewhere between bad and worse. Williamsburg maintenance workers labored...
Posted On 03 Feb 2021