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So far W’burg has only gotten calls about bar licenses, but no applications

So far nobody has applied for a license that would enable them to open a “bar” in Williamsburg, but some have called the city asking about it. Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison, who also serves as the city’s Alcohol Beverage Control Administrator, said that he has gotten four...
Posted On 24 Oct 2017

October proclaimed Breast Cancer Awareness Month in W’burg

Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison signed a proclamation Friday afternoon declaring October 2017 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the city of Williamsburg and he urged all community members to support efforts and dedicate themselves to the fight against the disease. He was...
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

‘Operation Inasmuch’ brings 10 churches together to reach out to the community

About 10 churches and 50 volunteers came out Saturday at Cumberland Regional Mall for the South Union-Mt. Zion Baptist Association’s first ever “Operation Inasmuch.” There were free car washes. There was free clothing, children’s books and toys for youngsters. Church groups gave...
Posted On 27 Sep 2017

Permit for $5.2 million W’burg housing complex denied

Anthony Elmore, vice-president and COO of Wabuck Development Company and Clayton Watkins Construction, addressed the Williamsburg Planning and Zoning Variance Committee on behalf of the developer Cumberland Valley Regional Housing Authority. Efforts to get a $5.2 million...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

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