A Possible Model for Saving Ancient Trees

Award-winning plan that saved giant bur oak seen as a model for other ancient trees by Tom Eblen, 11.09.14, Kentucky.com The most fought-over tree in Lexington is now more noticeable than ever. Cleared of surrounding brush, it dominates the skyline at the intersection of Harrodsburg Road and Military Pike. The giant bur oak was last […]

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Mayor Jim Gray Wins Re-Election, Now Faces New Challenges in Second Term

A sweeping victory behind him, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray faces new challenges in second term by Beth Musgrave, 11.05.14, Kentucky.com Mayor Jim Gray will begin his second term in January with the support of an overwhelming number of Lexington voters, a new vice mayor and five new council members. Gray trounced former Lexington police chief […]

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Top of Keeneland Sale Running Strong

Keeneland November sale: Top end strong, but some gaps in quality By Alicia Wincze Hughes, 11.04.14, Kentucky.com At its peak, the opening day of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale on Tuesday was a positive showcase, selling more seven-figure offerings than it did at the start of last year’s ultimately successful exercise. However, the first […]

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Lexington’s Newest Affordable Housing Development Complete

We want to congratulate AU Associates and Fayette Alliance board Member Holly Wiedemann’s for the upcoming ribbon cutting celebration for Davis Park View development. Davis Park View is a new affordable housing development in Lexington, KY. Ribbon Cutting Celebration & Dedication Ceremony for Davis Park View Thursday, November 20, 2014 11 am EST 800 DeRoode […]

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2014 LFUCG City Council Election Results

Our City Council representatives determine the planning and zoning laws that define our community.  During this election we focused our attention on educating Lexington’s citizens on where our future leaders stand on key growth issues. We hosted a public forum and distributed candidate questions. We want to thank everyone who participated in the 2014 LFUCG […]

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CentrePointe Bonds Will Be Sold Soon

CentrePointe bonds to be sold soon; Main Street will be closed two days to start next phase by Beth Musgrave, 10.29.14, Kentucky.com CentrePointe developers say up to $30 million in bonds for an underground parking garage probably will be sold at the end of November or first of December. Meanwhile, developers say work has stopped […]

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Fayette County Property Values Rise

Fayette County property values rise to nearly $23 billion; Fayette Mall has largest single assessment by Janet Patton, 10.24.14, Kentucky.com Fayette County property values continued to rise in 2014, according to the annual report released Friday by David O’Neill, property valuation administrator. Total taxable real property in Fayette County is worth nearly $23 billion in […]

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Kentucky bred Thoroughbred mares increased 7.2 percent this year

Number of Thoroughbred mares bred in Kentucky rose by 7.2 percent in 2014 by Janet Patton, 10.22.14, Kentucky.com Thoroughbred breeding in Kentucky rebounded further this year: The number of mares bred to the state’s 233 stallions was up 7.2 percent, according to the Jockey Club. Annually in October, The Jockey Club, which keeps the breed […]

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Red Mile and Keeneland Teaming Up on Instant Racing Venture

Keeneland, Red Mile to team up on instant racing gambling parlor by Janet Patton, 10.22.14, Kentucky.com Keeneland is scrapping plans for its on-site expanding gambling venture and instead will team with The Red Mile to open an instant racing parlor near downtown Lexington. The two tracks received approval in April to offer historical wagering and […]

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Council At-Large Candidates Voice Opinions on Parks

Lexington council at-large candidates voice ideas about parks at forum by Karla Ward, 9.30.14, Kentucky.com The six candidates for three at-large seats on Lexington’s Urban County Council shared their ideas on topics ranging from public safety to sidewalks at a Tuesday night forum sponsored by Operation Turnout, a nonpartisan social justice organization. The event, moderated […]

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