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New COVID-19 cases reported in Whitley, Laurel counties Wednesday afternoon

Both Whitley and Laurel counties each had three new COVID-19 cases diagnosed Wednesday. Between April 6 and May 17, Whitley County had 11 COVID-19 cases diagnosed, all of whom have been released from isolation. Since June 8, Whitley County has had seven additional cases...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020

W’burg City Hall remains closed to the public

The reopening of Williamsburg City Hall to the public has been put on hold for an indefinite period of time. City Hall had been slated to reopen to the public Monday, but Mayor Roddy Harrison announced on his personal Facebook page Sunday afternoon that the reopening would be...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020

Laurel County reports eight new COVID-19 cases

The number of COVID-19 cases locally is increasing, and is doing so significantly in one county, which has seen its total number of cases double in recent days. Between March 24 and June 4, there were 22 COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Laurel County. Since June 9, there have been an...
Posted On 17 Jun 2020

Between June 13-15, Laurel County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases

The number of COVID-19 cases locally is increasing, and is doing so significantly in one county, which has seen its total number of cases double in recent days. Between March 24 and June 4, there were 22 COVID-19 cases diagnosed in Laurel County. Since June 9, there have been an...
Posted On 15 Jun 2020

New COVID–19 cases confirmed Saturday in Whitley, Knox counties

Officials at the Whitley County Health Department and Knox County Health Department each confirmed one new COVID–19 case Saturday. This newest case brings the total number of Whitley County residents confirmed to have contracted the virus to 15. Of those 15 cases, four remain...

Three new COVID–19 cases confirmed in Laurel County Friday

Laurel County Health Department reported three new COVID–19 cases on Friday, bringing the active total to 11. “All three of today’s cases are recovering at home,” officials stated in the announcement posted on the health department’s Facebook page. To date, Laurel County has...

Kentucky Splash Waterpark eyeing July 1 opening

If all goes well, it appears that the Kentucky Splash Waterpark will open for business this summer, but expect the park to look quite a bit different than what it normally does with one-third or one-half of the usual number of guests being allowed to enter. “We are still moving...
Posted On 12 Jun 2020

Update: Whitley, Laurel, Bell counties report new COVID-19 cases Thursday

The Whitley County, Laurel County and Bell County health departments all reported new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The Whitley County Health Department reported its 14th case Thursday. It reported its 13th case Tuesday, and its 12th case Monday. All three active patients are...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020

Laurel County reports four new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The Laurel County Health Department reported four new COVID-19 cases late Wednesday afternoon raising its total number of positive cases to 28. The Laurel County Health Department reported its 22nd COVID-19 case late Thursday afternoon, and its 23rd and 24th cases Tuesday. The...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020

New COVID-19 case diagnosed in Whitley County, two in Laurel County Tuesday

New COVID-19 cases are starting to increase locally with Whitley County and Laurel County both reporting two new cases since Monday. The Whitley County Health Department reported its 12th COVID-19 case Monday, and its 13th COVID-19 case Tuesday. Both patients are isolating at...
Posted On 10 Jun 2020