Anticipating a record number of passengers on Sunday and Monday following this weekend’s much anticipated Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland, Blue Grass Airport is urging departing passengers to arrive two hours before... more

Oct 27, 2015 5:49 PM Business

Bluegrass Catering announced Friday it is moving to a larger space in the growing Distillery District.Judy and Jill Bakehorn said in a statement the company will move into 11,000-square-feet of space it purchased at the rear of... more

Sep 4, 2015 4:13 PM Business

Grocery giant Kroger Co. announced Friday that it will close its Romany Road store next month.Company spokesman Tim McGurk said the store’s last day will Sept. 12. He said the decision was not made lightly and that all of the... more

Aug 28, 2015 3:46 PM Business

Necklaces made of gold-plated chicken bones took top honors as AAF Lexington, the local affiliate of the American Advertising Federation, honored the best in local advertising with its Addy Awards.Kentucky for Kentucky’s innovative... more

Mar 3, 2015 3:59 PM Business

New Hires & PromotionsLeadership Kentucky Foundation has announced the hire of Janice Sword Way as president, and Glenn O. Blind as director of programs.Campbellsville... more

Feb 27, 2015 7:26 PM Business

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is looking to expand its volunteer tour docents and store attendants. The non-profit, a National Historic Landmark that operates as an educational center,... more

Feb 11, 2015 5:18 PM Community

Lee ToddLee T. Todd, Jr. former president of the University of Kentucky has joined Louisville software company FacilityOne according to Louisville's Business First. Todd [...] more


Mamadou 'Sav' SavanèLexington, KY – An estimated 1,000 to 1,500 people paid $5 each Monday night to attend a fundraiser for Mamadou ‘Sav’ Savanè who sustained [...] more


A screenshot of FHTM's website that was taken offline shortly after a court-ordered receiver took control of the company.Frankfort, KY – The operators of Lexington-based [...] more


Blue Grass Airport: An American Aviation Story,Lexington, KY - The first copies of a 240-page historical account of aviation in central Kentucky, titled will hit bookstores [...] more


Lexington residents seeking an opportunity to help improve the city’s environment are invited to apply for a 2014 Neighborhood Sustainability Grant. Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works is providing the... more

Jan 23, 2014 4:08 PM Community

University of Kentucky Basketball fans are asked to take part in a public meeting and public survey on plans for the fan experience inside Rupp Arena.“We’re having a public meeting to talk a little about plans for Rupp, but... more

Jan 2, 2014 5:26 PM Community

Lexington literary organization Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning invites young women in grades 9-12 to apply to the Young Women Writers Project, a series of intensive workshops focused on self-expression taught by experienced... more

Dec 12, 2013 3:55 PM Community

Lexington, KY – Starting the first of the year, the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau will be known as VisitLEX, which has be the organization’s website address [...] more


Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate will host the third annual Ashland Lighting on the Lawn at 5 p.m. Dec. 1. Along with the lighting of the 100 foot Norway spruce tree at dusk, activities will include live holiday music and a carol sing-along,... more

Nov 27, 2013 5:01 PM Community

The Beaumont Centre Family YMCA is undergoing renovations to its fitness center and Kids Corner areas; work is expected to end by Dec. 5.The Beaumont facility will remain operational during the time work is being done, though... more

Nov 27, 2013 3:53 PM Arts & Culture

After less than one week, the third annual GoodGiving Guide Challenge has raised over 25 percent of its $1 million goal.The campaign... more

Nov 7, 2013 3:01 PM Arts & Culture

Parents will have one more day to work on their children's Halloween costumes, and teachers will not have to handle sugar-crazed children tomorrow morning.City officials have postponed... more

Oct 31, 2013 3:18 PM Community

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, will soon be much more energy efficient when the drilling for their geothermal wells begins next week.Arronco Comfort Air will be installing a geothermal... more

Oct 24, 2013 3:11 PM Community

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Japanese automaker makes major investment into Georgetown-area facility, garnering $43.5 million in state tax breaks. more

Apr 20, 2017 1:47 PM Business

The University of Kentucky has been awarded an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the metabolism of cancer. The grant will fund the university’s Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next 5 years. more

Apr 18, 2017 12:02 PM Business

Toyota has announced plans to invest another $1.33 billion in its massive Scott County-based car manufacturing plant. more

Apr 10, 2017 10:48 AM

Greg Higdon, president and CEO of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers (KAM), has announced his plan to retire from the organization. more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 PM Business

Dudley’s on Short has been named as one of the South’s Best Restaurants for 2017 by Southern Living magazine. more

Mar 30, 2017 1:24 PM Business

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New renderings for Town Branch Commons, the planned linear urban park trail, show an ambitious use of green space and protected pathways through the heart of Lexington. more

Mar 28, 2017 1:32 PM

Lexington’s West Sixth Brewing is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a weeklong celebration of special events. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:10 PM Business

Charter schools and their potential effects on Kentucky K-12 education will be the topic of the day at an upcoming panel discussion to be hosted by the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics on March 30. more

Mar 28, 2017 11:33 AM Business

Employment news and awards in our community more

Mar 22, 2017 8:55 AM Business

Toyota has donated the Quality and Production Engineering Laboratory on its campus in Erlanger, Ky., to create a new STEAM-based education center. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:44 PM Business

Baptist Health, a major health-care provider based in Louisville, has announced a restructuring plan that will eliminate 288 employees. more

Mar 16, 2017 11:23 AM

J. Alexander’s, an upscale American cuisine restaurant with a focus on using wood-fired preparations, officially has opened its new Lexington location. more

Mar 14, 2017 3:24 PM Business

In what it is describing as a “generational shift,” business law firm Bingham Greenebaum Doll has announced a new leadership structure. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:07 PM

Mark it: Lexington’s Eastland Lanes bowling alley will close in June after 58 years of strikes, spares and gutter balls. more

Mar 6, 2017 10:07 PM

Kentucky’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly, to 5 percent, in January, while the national unemployment rate held at 4.8 percent after a week in which fewer people applied for the benefits than anytime since 1973. more

Mar 2, 2017 11:14 AM Business

The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) is conducting a statewide survey to help identify skill shortages and give workforce development and education providers a better understanding of the needs of businesses. more

Feb 28, 2017 11:20 AM Business

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has announced plans to create a medical school campus in Northern Kentucky as part of an initiative to develop regional centers of medial education and boost the number of doctors across the state. more

Feb 27, 2017 2:05 PM Business

This year's DanceBlue fundraiser at the University of Kentucky, which culminated over the weekend with its 24-hour dance marathon, raised $1,785,286.96 to fight pediatric cancer. more

Feb 27, 2017 5:01 AM Business

Louisville-based Humana has announced the official end of a planned $37 billion mega-merger with fellow health insurance titan Aetna. more

Feb 14, 2017 3:49 PM

Commerce Lexington's 2017 trip to South Africa, which is open to members of Commerce Lexington and the general public, will take place from August 31 to September 9. more

Feb 14, 2017 12:06 PM Business

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