W’burg man wanted in connection with July stabbing turns self

Bruce Lewis, who was wanted in connection with a July stabbing, turned himself in Feb. 11.

A Williamsburg man, who had been wanted for over seven months in connection with a stabbing last summer, turned himself in at the Whitley County Detention Center Saturday.
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W’burg City Council agrees to add $3 911 fee to water bills

Starting next month, Williamsburg water customers will start seeing a $3 fee for 911 service on their bills. The Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted during its regular monthly meeting Monday to begin placing the fee onto water bills. Mayor Roddy Harrison said that city attorney Kim Frost will draw up an ordinance to add the [...]

Sex abuse charge dismissed, kidnapping and robbery charges lessened for W’burg couple

A sex abuse charge was dismissed and kidnapping and robbery charges were amended for a Williamsburg husband and wife following a preliminary hearing Monday morning in Whitley District Court.
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Faulkner and Taylor Furniture closing after 75 years

Bryan Shelby and his wife, Linda Faulkner Shelby, who is the granddaughter of one of the founders, are retiring and closing Faulkner and Taylor Furniture, which has been in Williamsburg for the past 75 years. What is the secret to staying in business for 75 years? “I think the secret is having a [...]

Senture is officially opening facility in Williamsburg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison’s efforts over recent weeks to get local residents to fill out pre-screening applications so a perspective business will open up shop in Williamsburg have apparently been successful. Harrison said that he was informed last week that Senture has started hiring about 40-50 people for initial positions at a Williamsburg facility. The [...]

W’burg man at UK Medical Center after crash ends high-speed pursuit

A Williamsburg man is in critical but stable condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a high-speed chase through Corbin Thursday night ended when his car crashed and he was ejected from the vehicle. Kentucky State Police Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public affairs officer at Post 11 in London, said 23-year-old Steven Hazelwood was [...]

High-speed pursuit of motorcycle rider begins on Gordon Hill, ends in Williamsburg

What began as a complaint of motorcyclists revving their engines on Gordon Hill early Tuesday morning, ended with a high-speed chase on I-75 to Williamsburg. Corbin Police arrested 30-year-old James Wilson of Krypton in Perry County on fleeing and evading and other charges following the pursuit that wound up through north Corbin and down I-75. [...]

Taylor pleads not guilty to murder; $1 million cash bond set

Courtney Taylor is charged with three counts of murder in the death of her husband and two children. A Williamsburg woman, who allegedly shot and killed her two teenage daughters and her husband on Jan. 13, pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder Friday, and two counts of criminal attempt to commit [...]

Man found dead in home Saturday died about three – four weeks ago

A Williamsburg man, who was found dead in his home Saturday morning, apparently died of natural causes about three to four weeks ago, according to local authorities. Whitley County Deputy Coroner Jerry Croley pronounced Vincent Lawson, 62, dead at his Sky View Drive home about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that [...]

Grubb was out on bond when arrested for passing counterfeit bills

Donnie Grubb is accused of passing counterfeit $50 bills in Williamsburg and Whitley County. A Williamsburg man had only been out of jail for 11 days on bond in another case when he allegedly passed counterfeit bills at multiple businesses on Jan. 19. Williamsburg Police Officer David Rowe arrested Donnie Eric Grubb, 35, [...]