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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. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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

Williamsburg man charged with burglary at Corbin apartment complex

A Williamsburg man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with a burglary complaint at a Corbin area apartment complex. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Johnathan O’Quinn on one count of second-degree burglary. According to Deputy William Stewart, the...

Portion of N. 10th Street will be closed during school

If you drive on North 10th Street in Williamsburg, then pay attention. Starting next month, a portion of the street will be closed daily while Williamsburg Independent School is in session. During its monthly meeting Monday, the Williamsburg City Council unanimously voted to...
Posted On 18 Jul 2017

W’burg man arrested on sex abuse charge

A Wednesday morning preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Williamsburg man, who is facing a sex abuse charge. Peter Jason Gerlaugh, 39, is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $75,000 cash bond. Kentucky State Police arrested Gerlaugh on June 27...
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Local towns plan a variety of Independence Day celebrations

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, July 1. Corbin and Barbourville will follow on Monday, July 3, and Williamsburg and...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017

Constable arrests two at W’burg Pilot on drug charges

A report about a possibly intoxicated woman at the Pilot Travel Center in Williamsburg late Thursday evening lead to the arrest of two people. Third-District Constable Dorman Patrick Jr. wrote in a release that about 11:15 p.m., an unknown man reported that a possibly intoxicated...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017

W’burg block parties kick off Friday with ‘The Frontier Band’

This summer you don’t have to go any further than Bill Woods Park in Williamsburg on 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 the other...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Briar Creek Park bridge repair still weeks away

Williamsburg officials hope to start repair or replacement work early next month on the Briar Creek Park bridge, which has been closed since flooding damaged it in late April and early May. Initially, city officials received estimates ranging from $30,000 – $300,000 to...
Posted On 24 May 2017