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Fayette Alliance in the Press

05/16/2012"Report calls on UK to build housing that benefits downtown Lexington", Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader
05/15/2012"Coalition Calls on Council to "Hold the Line" Against Expanding Development Boundary", Staff, Business Lexington
03/28/2012Burning Question: With the future of a $5 billion agriculture industry at stake, what needs to be done to keep it sustainable?, Business Lexington
10/07/2011"Bike for the Bluegrass takes participants on a trip through rich history, beautiful farms", Sam Razor, KyForward.com
09/26/2011"Farmland preservation makes area attractive to business", The Fayette Alliance Director Knox van Nagell, Lexington Herald-Leader
08/21/2011"Foal decline may alter land use", Lexington Herald-Leader
05/26/2011"Growing Lexington", Campbell Wood, BizLex.com

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Affordable Housing

05/14/2013"Council members question Lexington Housing authority about relocation process", Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader
01/08/2013"Apartments Brought Out of Foreclosure for Affordable Housing", Erik A. Carlson, Business Lexington
08/30/2012"Parkside development brings affordable mixed use to formerly blighted property", Scott Hamilton, Business Lexington
07/10/2012"Housing boom provides more options for University of Kentucky students", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader
04/06/2012Lexington non-profit helps 500th person buy house, Cheryl Truman, Lexington Herald-Leader
02/28/2012"Historic preservation symposium to be offered in Lexington", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader
02/28/2012"Symposium Focus: Historic Preservation Meets Social Justice", Linda Carroll, Business Lexington

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Agriculture

09/26/2014"High Prices Mean Great Times for Kentucky Cattle Industry", Tim Thornberry, Business Lexington
08/22/2014"Business Side of Horse Racing Can be a Spectator Sport at September Sale", Natalie Voss, Business Lexington
04/23/2014"Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event will be proving ground for 2014 World Equestrian Games", Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/29/2013"Alltech Adds Events to Highlight Kentucky During National Horse Show", Staff, Business Lexington
09/27/2013"Sport-Horse Enthusiasts Take the Leap into Lexington", Laura A. D'Angelo and Zach Davis, Business Lexington
09/27/2013"What’s a Horse Worth to Kentucky?", Susan Baniak, Business Lexington
08/29/2013"KSU, Alltech form sustainable farming alliance", Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Economic Development

11/02/2014"Downtown Lexington businesses enjoy what for some was their busiest weekend ever", Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/05/2013"Downtown management district proposed as economic development tool", Cheryl Truman, Lexington Herald-Leader
08/20/2013"Japan-Based Automotive Supplier to Invest $19.5 million, Add 50 Jobs", Staff, Business Lexington
07/23/2013"Economic Development Cabinet Creates Office of Entrepreneurship", Staff, Business Lexington
07/08/2013"Xerox Hiring 100+ in Lexington", Admin, Lexington Herald-Leader
06/25/2013"University of Kentucky to Host Sustainable Manufacturing Forum", Staff, Business Lexington
06/18/2013"Economic Development Leaders Lobby Washington", Staff, Business Lexington

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Growth Issues

04/15/2014"Senior Housing Rate Projected to Double, Driven By Urban Development", Elizabeth Ecker, Senior Housing News
04/02/2013"Top Economist to Speak on National, Local Housing Markets", Staff, Business Lexington
01/22/2013"In Address, Gray Says Lexington is Back on Track, Tops 300K Population", Erik A. Carlson, Business Lexington
11/20/2012"The New Urban Thinkers", Erik A. Carlson, Business Lexington
11/15/2012"Enrollment numbers show the need for new Fayette County public schools, officials say", Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/14/2012"Fayette schools proposal calls for seven new schools, renovations", Jim Warren, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/05/2012"University of Kentucky asks for community input on master plan", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Infill & Redevelopment

09/08/2014"Next phase of UK hospital construction to begin", Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/08/2014"Ground broken for new public health clinic on Southland Drive", Mary Meehan, Lexington Herald-Leader
08/30/2014"UK fans take Commonwealth Stadium renovation in stride", Jim Warren, Lexington Herald-Leader
08/28/2014"Application provides more details about CentrePointe's $25 million bond request", Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/29/2014"Hamburg stores sell for record $185.7 million", Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/28/2014"HealthFirst announces new site for north side clinic during meeting about Southland construction", Mary Meehan, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/27/2014"Jefferson Street project aims to be gathering place for those who love food, wine and cooking", Tom Eblen, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Infrastructure

09/09/2014"Mayor Gray wants Lexington to become a 'gigabit city'" , Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/09/2014"City Launches Effort to be Speed Up the Web as a ‘Gigabit City’", Erik A. Carlson, Business Lexington
09/10/2012"It's unclear how long repairs of sewer line at Euclid, Rose will take, official says", Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader
08/07/2012"LFUCG and KY American Part Ways on Billing", Scott Hamilton, Business Lexington
07/25/2012"Utilities prepare for Leestown Road construction", Daniel Moor, Lexington Herald-Leader
12/09/2011"Lexington officials outline snow-removal plan", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/16/2011"East Main construction almost finished — finally", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Local Elections

09/30/2014"Lexington council at-large candidates voice ideas about parks at forum", Karla Ward, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/28/2012"Challengers hope to unseat four Lexington council members on Nov. 6", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/28/2012"New faces seeking four open seats on Lexington's Urban County Council", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader
05/22/2012"It's Election Day; don't forget to vote", Staff, Lexington Herald-Leader
05/18/2012"Former councilwman Mossotti faces newcomers in Lexington council race", Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader
05/17/2012"Incumbent Diane Lawless faces three challengers in Lexington council race", Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader
01/07/2011"The Newberry Years: In His Own Words", Tom Martin, Business Lexington

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Local Food

09/02/2014"UK partners with Aramark on $5 million institute to bolster locally grown food", Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/25/2014"Lexington Pasta Owners Opening New Concept on Delaware Avenue", Jon-Michael Brothers, Business Lexington
09/27/2013"The Bourbon Review Takes Booming Industry Beyond the Printed Page", Luke E. Saladin, Business Lexington
08/17/2013"Food trucks now allowed at Lexington industrial and warehouse businesses", Karla Ward, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/25/2013"Blue Stallion Taps into Brewery Scene", Robbie Clark, Business Lexington
07/16/2013"Blue Stallion Brewing Company Ready to Open", Erik A. Carlson, Business Lexington
07/09/2013"Food Trucks Find a Permanent Place to Park", Dan Dickson, Business Lexington

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Miscellaneous

09/26/2014"Mentelle Park Neighborhood Association shows off homes, gardens and a garage", Mary Meehan, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/02/2014"Blue Grass Trust rally to protest UK's demolition of Hamilton House", Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/31/2014"Fayette judge orders planning commission to hear request for Boone Creek canopy tours", Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader
12/28/2013"Kentucky American Water requests 17.6% rate increase", Mary Meehan, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/24/2013"LBAR reports $143.9 million in real estate sales for September 2013", Staff, Business Lexington
10/16/2013"Sears announces timeline for closing Fayette Mall store", Cheryl Truman, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/15/2013"Lexington among 10 cities chosen to participate in technology program", Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Our Public Officials

01/20/2014"Incumbents, first-time candidates file for Lexington council races", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/15/2013"Council to continue discussions on spending remaining $4 million surplus", Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader
04/09/2013"Mayor Proposes Budget for 2013-14", Staff, Business Lexington
11/20/2012"Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announces he will seek re-election in 2014", Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/20/2012"Mayor Gray Announces Intentions to Seek Reelection", Staff, Business Lexington
11/19/2012"Lexington's finance commissioner named state budget director", John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader
06/12/2012"Lexington council preliminarily approves $289 million budget for fiscal 2013", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Tourism

09/26/2014"The Kentucky Horse Park 4 Years After WEG", Susan Baniak, Business Lexington
08/30/2013"Craft distillers breaking into Kentucky's billion-dollar bourbon industry", Dana McMahan, NBC News
08/13/2013"Art Fair Expected to Bring Tens of Thousands to Woodland Park", Staff, Business Lexington
07/18/2013"Visitor numbers are up 170 percent at Lexington Visitors Center", Janet Patton, Lexington Herald-Leader
05/30/2013"Experts say Lexington has enough hotel rooms for now", Dan Dickson, Business Lexington
02/27/2013"Businessman plans to move forward with Boone Creek canopy tours", Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader
01/15/2013"New festival hopes to establish Lexington as home of bluegrass music", Rich Copley, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Transportation

10/31/2014"'Things have gone incredibly well' with downtown traffic", Justin Madden, Lexington Herald-Leader
01/24/2014"Beshear's road plan advances major Lexington projects, including New Circle widening", Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/30/2013"Lexington's former Greyhound building moves closer to historic designation", Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader
09/23/2013"U.S. 60 project nearing completion; remaining work is between Versailles and Frankfort", by Greg Kocher, Lexington Herald-Leader
07/17/2013"No starting date for Corman excursion train from Lexington to Versailles", Greg Kocher, Lexington Herald-Leader
06/20/2013"LexTran plans to spend $1.7 million on site for new headquarters", Rachel Aretakis, Lexington Herald-Leader
06/05/2013"Downtown 'helix' parking garage to close over weekend for ramp work", Staff, Lexington Herald-Leader

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Water Quality

05/21/2012"Violation issued after dye from Triangle Park fountains seeps into creek", Jennifer Hewlett, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/03/2011"Water utility sends city scrambling", Op-Ed, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/02/2011"Ruptured water line on Tates Creek Road caused by digging accident", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/01/2011"Great volunteer effort", Op-Ed Sam Razor, Lexington Herald-Leader
11/01/2011"Portions of Tates Creek may reopen as water line repairs get under way", Staff Report, Lexington Herald-Leader
10/25/2011"Kentucky American Water Cancels Contract to Collect City Fees", Brenna Angel, WUKY
09/13/2011"Lexington Water Quality Offering Preview of Sewer Repair Plan", Brenna Angel, WUKY