Fayette County’s Agriculture “Cluster” has $2.4 Billion Impact on Local Economy

Fayette County ag-cluster study released by UK sheds light on the value of Lexington’s vibrant agricultural industry.

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Lexington Council Passes Budget

Despite the passing of FY 2013 LFUCG City Budget, there are still plenty of pressing issues eating up the city’s coffers…

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Using Walkability as a Tool of Economic Development

A terrific street redesign is assisting economic development in a southern California community that has suffered from changing economic conditions but is nevertheless seeing significant population growth…

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Block of Property Near Short and Midland Sells

“Lexington businessman and former vice mayor Mike Scanlon has acquired a block of mostly vacant properties at the end of Race Street, and says he looks forward to working with neighbors to come up with a development plan for the area.” | Photo by Lexington Herald-Leader Staff

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The Results Are In…

76% agree that Lexington can be a model for innovative growth…. growing our city, promoting our farms.

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Property Tax: Should Lexington increase taxes on underutlized properties?

“The concept is simple: Create a disincentive for owners to sit on vacant properties…”

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Turfland Mall sold for $6 million

Turfland Mall on Harrodsburg Road in Lexington, which has been closed since 2008, has been sold. Local CPA and developer Ron Switzer has bought the property. Photo by Charles Bertram | Lexington Herald-Leader Staff

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Southsider Features Fayette Alliance

“Fayette Alliance keeps a sharp eye on issues that threaten the Bluegrass quality of life…”

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Lexington… Sprawl Rate Slows Down, Still Have Work to Do

According to the Brookings Institution Lexington is #2 on the list of small U.S. cities growing faster than their suburbs…

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KY Farm Economy Expected to Reach Record High

“Despite a drought that cut corn yields in half this year, Kentucky farms are expected to have record income of more than $5 billion for the first time…”

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