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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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Gabby Gaudet becomes first female to announce pedigrees at Keeneland (or any other Thoroughbred auction in North America) during the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. 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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Bella Café and Grille, a new "everyday dining" restaurant from Kuni Toyoda, is set to open in the former Le Matin Bakery. Read more

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Theresa Stanley

Local and state officials join in the official ribbon cutting of the The Lexington Marriott City Center and Residence Inn Lexington City Center hotels. 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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Lexington’s mayor Linda Gorton reflects on her first year in office, forging community connections and laying the groundwork for the way ahead. 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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There are a wealth of options when it comes to covering health care costs in retirement. Several local financial advisors offer their insight. Read more

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Ashli Watts, new president and CEO of Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, says workforce development, infrastructure and the opioid crisis are top priorities in 2020 Read more

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Ashley McCarty, employment specialist at Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Workforce Center, advises business owners who are struggling with the workforce challenges of Kentucky's opioid crisis. Read more

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Ryan Brown, MD, and Cady Brown, MD, decided to go old-school with their internal medicine practice by establishing Downtown Drs. Brown, a small, independently owned practice with the modern twist of membership-based concierge medicine. Read more

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McLeod's Coffee House, The Wok Asian Cafe, and East End Tap and Table bring some fresh perspectives to the Lexington restaurant scene. Read more

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In Lexington, evidence suggests the number of freelancers and independent contractors is growing. Just how much, however, can be difficult to quantify. Read more

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Drew Purcell

For Mamadou “Sav” Savane, the relocation of Sav's Grill to Main Street brings a chance to apply the lessons learned from more than a decade in the local restaurant business and reconnect his native African cuisine with his Lexington home. Read more

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

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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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LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria has expanded its Lexington footprint with the addition of a delivery and carry-out location at the corner of Southland Drive and Nicholasville Road. Read more

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