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

Recommended "hop stops" for this week's Gallery Hop, taking place Friday, March 16 more

Mar 15, 2018 11:52 AM Community

Kentucky's annual unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in 2017, from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the state's Center for Education and Workforce Statistics. more

Mar 6, 2018 10:44 AM Business

Passport Health Plan has signed on with Bluegrass Harvest, a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program administered by Community Ventures, to sponsor weekly deliveries of locally grown produce for low-income residents of Lexington’s East End. more

Feb 27, 2018 12:23 PM Business

University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics alumni Jill Ackerman Jones, Thomas W. Shaver and William W. “Bill” Thomason Jr. have been named as the most recent inductees into the Gatton College Alumni Hall of Fame. more

Feb 27, 2018 1:00 AM Business


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A look at some photos from the second Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering, which took place at various venues around town Feb. 8-11 more

Feb 26, 2018 4:02 PM

Employment news and awards for the Central Kentucky business community for March 2018. more

Feb 21, 2018 12:00 PM Business

The Great American Rivalry Series, created by BRAINBOX Intelligent Marketing, has partnered with Louisville-based CEEK VR to provide virtual access to some of the biggest high school football rivalry games in the nation in 2018. more

Feb 20, 2018 11:46 AM Business

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Baptist Health Lexington has received the American Heart Association's Cardiovascular Center of Excellence accreditation, becoming the second hospital in the country and the first hospital in Kentucky to earn the designation. more

Feb 20, 2018 11:14 AM Business

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team has signed a new, 15-year lease at Rupp Arena, keeping them there through the 2033 season. more

Feb 13, 2018 2:50 PM Business

Allegiant Air and Blue Grass Airport announced Feb. 13 that the carrier will introduce nonstop service from Lexington to Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Florida, beginning June 7. more

Feb 13, 2018 2:24 PM Business

Through a new agreement with AT&T, Windstream has announced it will offer DirecTV satellite service and DirecTV NOW streaming service to residential customers across its service area. more

Feb 6, 2018 1:47 PM Business

This weekend, the Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering – a collection of educational and celebratory events honoring the traditions of Appalachian and old-time music – returns to Lexington for the first time since its inaugural 2015 gathering more

Feb 6, 2018 9:44 AM

The show as postponed by Escovedo's camp postponed the show due to an “an issue with a touring party” more

Feb 1, 2018 11:24 AM Arts & Culture

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Commerce Lexington recognized several community leaders and volunteers during its annual dinner, held in The Lexington Convention Center's Bluegrass Ballroom on January 25. more

Jan 30, 2018 12:08 PM Business

Employment news and awards in the Lexington business community more

Jan 25, 2018 11:06 AM Business

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) have named the 100 Best Places to Work in Kentucky winners for 2018. more

Jan 23, 2018 2:23 PM Business

The University of Kentucky’s 29th annual Economic Outlook Conference will be held at the Lexington Convention Center from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. more

Jan 22, 2018 12:39 PM Business

Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is set to introduce all four expressions of Pearse Irish Whiskey to the U.S. market beginning in February, imported by Alltech’s U.S. operations. more

Jan 22, 2018 11:59 AM Business

Total home sales in Fayette County dipped in 2017 while median prices saw a bump, according to a recently released LBAR report. more

Jan 17, 2018 5:08 PM Business

From funk to bluegrass, electronica to Americana, chillwave to brutal noise and doom metal – the amount of great shows coming to town in the coming months is dizzying. This "at-a-glance" guide of shows we're stoked on should help you plan your nights more

Jan 17, 2018 10:48 AM Arts & Culture