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W’burg announces 2017 schedule of events

If you are looking for something to do entertainment wise this spring, summer or fall, then you are going to have plenty of options in Williamsburg. The Williamsburg Main Street Program and the city of Williamsburg recently released their list of upcoming events for 2017, which...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

W’burg council adds 911 fee to water bills, but still not happy about it

Williamsburg has begun adding a $3 per month charge onto its water bills to help fund the Whitley County E-911 Communication Center, but city officials still aren’t real happy about being told by a county entity what they have to do. You need to login to view the rest of the...
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Williamsburg Kiwanis Club recognized as ‘Club of Distinction’

The Williamsburg Kiwanis Club has been recognized as a “club of distinction” during a recent Kentucky-Tennessee Kiwanis Division mid-year meeting in Alcoa, Tennessee. Alvin Sharpe, who served as Williamsburg Club President for 2015-2016 and is currently the Kiwanis Lt. Governor...
Posted On 08 Mar 2017

Driver of crashed garbage truck arrested for DUI

A Williamsburg man was allegedly driving impaired when he crashed and overturned a garbage truck near Williamsburg Monday morning. The crash happened about 10:14 a.m. when Dustin Lee Sumner, 26, of New Zion Road, was driving a 1996 Ford garbage truck, belonging to Ellis...
Posted On 01 Mar 2017

No indictment returned in porch shooting case

The Whitley County Grand Jury has opted not to indict a Williamsburg man in connection with a Jan. 12 shooting that took place at his Mt. Morgan home. The grand jury issued its monthly report Monday and issued no true bill or no indictment against Christopher Creekmore in...
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

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. You need to login...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

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...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

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. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Faulkner and Taylor Furniture closing after 75 years

What is the secret to staying in business for 75 years? “I think the secret is having a loyal customer base,” said Linda Faulkner Shelby, who is the third and final generation of her family to run Faulkner and Taylor Furniture in Williamsburg. “A lot of the other retail...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

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...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017