Lexington, State Working Toward Road Swap Agreement

Aug 23, 2017

A lengthy discussion over a proposed road-swap between Lexington and the State Transportation Department continued Tuesday at City Hall. 

The eventual decision could affect plans for expansion of the Lexington Convention Center and construction of a much talked about downtown park.

Modifications to Lexington’s curfew law got a review by members of a council committee Tuesday.

Under current law in Lexington, minors are expected to be in by 11 p.m. during the week and 1 a.m. on weekends.  The draft ordinance changes the time from 1 a.m. until 5 a.m. every day.

Downtown Development Corporation

Behind-the-scenes work continues to merge two downtown Lexington business-focused groups.  Representatives of both express support for the idea, but admit it will take more effort to get it done.


Public Hearing Set For Fayette County Zip Line

Nov 30, 2016
Boone Creek Outdoors

The long-debated question of zip line operation in Fayette County will come again before Lexington's city council.  The issue of how to proceed on the matter was debated Tuesday.

Lexington Mayor to Unveil Budget Plan Tuesday

Apr 5, 2015

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray on Tuesday will unveil his budget recommendations for the upcoming fiscal year.  The spending plan is expected to call for resources for additional construction.

Increasing local food production in the Lexington area is one key objective of the city's newly named local food coordinator. 

Ashton Potter-Wright presented her agenda this week to Lexington council members.  Potter-Wright admits it's unrealistic to expect significant, short-term economic gains in bluegrass food production.

Centre Point Bonding Request Rejected by State

Aug 14, 2014

The six-year downtown Centre Point project has hit another snag. The state has refused to grant developers funds for an underground parking structure.

It's likely the topic will be up for discussion Thursday evening at Lexington City Hall.

When members of the Urban County Council return from summer recess, a highly debated downtown development project is likely to get their attention. 

Developers of the Centre Point Project are seeking to borrow 30 million dollars to construct an underground parking garage.

New State Group to Aid Natural Disaster Recovery

Aug 3, 2014