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The Hilton Lexington Downtown has launched an $8 million renovation project, aimed at bringing upgraded guest rooms and more dining options to the downtown hotel by spring 2020. Read more

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Brien Lewis will be the 27th president to serve as president of Transylvania University. Founded in 1780, Transy is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country, with approximately 1,000 students. Read more

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Lexington Center Corporation has announced a landmark naming rights agreement with Central Bank to rebrand its expanding downtown convention, meeting, sports and entertainment complex as Central Bank Center. Read more

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The University of Kentucky, Transylvania University and six other Kentucky colleges and universities have been awarded a five-year, $24 million grant to spur advanced manufacturing technology and robotics. Read more

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Rupp Arena hosted 33 public ticketed, non-UK Basketball events with 313,000 tickets sold over an eight-month window in 2019, despite a four month closure from mid-June through early October. Read more

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William “Bill” Alverson, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Traditional Bank, has announced that he is retiring at the end of 2019. He will remain on the Traditional Bank board of directors and will continue to serve the bank in a business development Read more

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Calendar of live music, visual art events, dance, theater and other cultural happenings this month Read more

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Recycling Center to temporarily close this month; submissions sought for 3-D art on Southland Drive; New Design House on Ashland Ave. and New Drake's Location Read more

Community

Still not sure how you're gonna ring in the new year? It's not too late! From low-key dive bar vibes to a full-blown costumed masquerade, here's a handful of our picks for great local NYE parties. Read more

Community

In December, Pat Dalbey, LEX18’s vice president and general manager, announced his retirement from the station, effective January 10. Read more

Business

Community Ventures has received $749,000 from the U.S. Treasury Department's Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund for a new loan program geared toward providing business loans to small business owners and entrepreneurs in Kentucky. Read more

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Mustard Seed Hill in Millersburg, Kentucky, formerly the home of the abandoned Millersburg Military Institute, will open its doors to holiday visitors and festive retail shoppers this month for a season-long Christmas celebration. Read more

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Lexington-based Bluegrass Hospitality Group has opened the doors on a new Drake's restaurant in the Hamburg area, located next door to the parent company's sister concepts, Malone's Steakhouse and Harry's. Read more

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Hosted by Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, the GoodGiving Challenge will connect charitable givers with 131 local nonprofits during its week-long 2019 campaign. Read more

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In early December, Clark Material Handling Company announced the completed expansion of its third Lexington facility, continuing the Clark's re-shoring of assembly of its S-SERIES internal combustion products. Read more

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A partnership of the University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville, Commonwealth Commercialization Center (C3) and the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development has been awarded a $4 million NIH grant to commercialize health research. Read more

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Great art exhibits, gigs, performances and other great cultural events happening this month! Read more

Community

Employment news and awards from across the Central Kentucky area. Read more

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The University of Kentucky announced an historic $20 million gift to its College of Law, the third largest single donation in university history, from UK College of Law graduate J. David Rosenberg and his wife, Dianne. Read more

Business

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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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

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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,... Read more

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 [...] Read more

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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 [...] Read more

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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 [...] Read more

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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 [...] Read more

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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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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 [...] Read more

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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,... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

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