Content Tagged 'Fayette'

500th Student Graduates After 'Skid Monster' Test
The Fayette County Attorney Driver Education Program celebrates its 500th graduate. Video Video
Fayette Co. Clerk: Primary Brings Low Turnout, As Expected
Fayette County Clerk Don Blevins told ABC 36 that Tuesday's low turnout for the primary election meant no lines for voters throughout the county.
UPDATE: Fayette Mall Gas Leak Being Capped
Fire officials have confirmed that the Fayette Mall is not being evacuated due to a leak at the construction site, although neighboring PNC Bank and Olive Garden were for safety measures.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Urge Everyone to Head to the Polls
In a battle between three contenders for the Lexington Mayoral seat, voters will decide which two will move on to the general election in November. Video Video
UPDATE: Lexington Mayor's Race: Final Numbers
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Former Police Chief Anthany Beatty took in a combined total of 95 percent of the vote during Tuesday's primary election. Video Video
Gray to Defend Mayoral Office Against Beatty
Incumbent Mayor Jim Gray will take on former Police Chief Anthany Beatty in an attempt to keep his seat as Lexington Mayor in November.
Man Accused of Selling Heroin In Scott & Fayette Counties
A man believed to be living part-time in Detroit and in Lexington is accused of selling heroin in Scott and Fayette Counties.
Proposed Cuts in FCPS Budget Released
The Fayette County School Board shared where the$20 million in budget cuts could be made. Video Video
Proposed Budget Would Help Lexington Shelter
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget allocates $250 thousand dollars of the total $313 million dollar budget to The Hope Center’s emergency shelter. Video Video
FCPS Plans Additional Budget Meeting
The Fayette County Public School Board has announced it will conduct another budget meeting next week as it figures out how to slash $20 million in two months.
High School Students Speak Out Against Underage Drinking
A group of Lexington students are speaking out against underage drinking and selling alcohol to minors. Video Video
3 More Stores Headed to Fayette Mall
On Friday, Fayette Mall announced three additional shops that will take the place of the old Sears store in the center of the building.
Faculty and Staff Share Budget Concerns, Ideas
Teachers, faculty and staff had a chance to voice their concerns and ideas about the Fayette County Public Schools budget cuts. Video Video
Which Food Providers Have Passed or Failed Inspections?
Around 1,500 restaurants and other food-oriented businesses are inspected by the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department twice every year.
Man Accused in Killing of Alex Johnson Returning to Kentucky
The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office in Texas has reported that Robert Taylor, who is charged in the murder of Alex Johnson, will be extradited to Fayette County.
Surveillance Video Released Of Suspected Voyeur In Fayette Mall Store
Two teenaged girls changing in a Fayette Mall fitting room said someone secretly recorded them on a cell phone. Video Video
Illuminated Street Signs Being Installed
New street signs that light up at night are being installed at some intersections in Fayette County. Video Video
Lexington Looks Into Offering Benefits to Domestic Partners
An Urban County Council committee is looking into extending benefits that married couples have, such as health care, to same-sex couples who work for the city. Video Video
Update: More Charges For 2-County Pursuit Suspect
Additional charges have been announced for the man accused of leading police on a two county chase. Video Video
Funai Electric Bringing 50 High-Paying Jobs to Fayette Co.
On Thursday, Governor Steve Beshear announced plans from Funai Electric Company to bring a subsidiary company to Lexington.
Fayette Mall Experiences Power Outage
Fayette Mall customers and employees were left in the dark earlier today.
Low Cigarette Tax Likely for Theft
Police in Lexington and Nicholasville joined the U.S. Secret Service to arrest nine people and seize cash and cigarettes from a Lexington hotel. Video Video
Lexington Coat Drive Giving Extra Relief to Those Most Affected by Cold Temps
On Wednesday, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office announced its Winter Care Program is growing and will be holding a citywide coat drive.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Fayette Co. Thursday
The National Weather Service is warning residents of Fayette County of more frigid wind chills ahead.
Update: Escaped Fayette County Jail Inmate Caught
Fayette County Jail Officials said they caught Robert Lee Eades, 38, today. He is now back in the Lexington jail.
Lexington FD: No Structure Fire Deaths in 2013
According to statistics, there were no deaths in Fayette County due to structure fires in 2013 -- a first since 2006.
Fayette Board of Health Cuts Ties with HealthFirst
The Fayette County Board of Health has opted to discontinue funding of HealthFirst. Video Video
Fayette Co. Schools Look At Cutting $20 Million From Budget
In an email sent to school employees, Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton said $20 million will be cut from this year's budget.
Police Issue School Traffic Reminder
Lexington Police are reminding drivers that Fayette County Schools begin tomorrow. Be prepared for additional car and pedestrian traffic.
Valley View Ferry Cutting Back Hours
It may soon be harder to get between Fayette, Madison and Jessamine Counties.
New Details Concerning Fireworks
ABC 36 has new information concerning fireworks in Jessamine County and public displays in Fayette County.
Fireworks Ban Approved In Lexington
The Urban County Council unanimously approved a fireworks ban Thursday night. Video Video
Water Advisories In Fayette, Several Other Counties
As a result of continuing high temperatures and limited rainfall, the Energy and Environment Cabinet has announced a water shortage watch for 27 counties in Kentucky. Video Video
County Health Rankings Released For Kentucky
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released their annual 2013 County Health Rankings report Wednesday morning, which examines the well-being of Kentuckians.
Update: Letter Sent To Parents About Fayette Administrators' Resignation
The academic dean and principal of Cardinal Valley Elementary in Lexington resigned amid allegations of misconduct Friday. Video Video
Sexual Abuse Case Headed To Grand Jury In Fayette County
The case against a former Fayette County School Teacher accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy will go to a Grand Jury. Video Video
“Making It Happen in Central Kentucky”
Businesses are invited to hear about upcoming projects
Update: Kentucky American Water Says No Water Shortage in Fayette County
Kentucky American Water says a newer treatment plant in Owen County is helping keep up the water demands of Fayette County Video Video
Lexington Council Step Closer To Banning Some Fireworks
The Lexington Fayette Urban County Government is considering banning some fireworks all together because of the noise and danger to citizens. Video Video
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