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Kentucky counties find innovative ways to attract businesses, families

RICHMOND AND SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) - This week some state lawmakers talked about economic development and how to make the state look more attractive...

Richmond could become state’s next ‘golf cart’ city

Issues brought up by business owners.

Wedding season is making a comeback

Planning a wedding during the pandemic has not been easy but, it's getting better as more people get vaccinated and restrictions are lifted.

Best friends start business during the pandemic

A pandemic doesn't seem like the time to take a risk, but out of Mount Sterling comes the latest example that, for some, the pandemic has paid off. Best friends Daniel Elswick and Casey Martin took a leap by starting their very own business almost a year ago.

Report: Lexington startups create more than 3,500 jobs every year

Startups are a significant driver of the U.S. economy.

Lexington Fire Department says a fire forced a business to evacuate

It happened near Citation Boulevard and Georgetown Road on Capstone Drive just before 5:30 p.m. 

Georgia man charged with stalking in Laurel County

A Georgia man is accused of stalking a woman in Laurel County. 

Local coffee shop raising funds for competitors

T-shirt sales provide funds to share with others.

Restaurants respond to mask mandate; survey finds seniors agree

New survey of senior adults back mask orders.

Reopenings slow but showing positive signs

It's been more than 100 days since the coronavirus first shut down businesses across the state. It's been just 45 days since they've been able to slowly reopen and it has been a process but getting to 50 percent capacity this week has brought some encouraging signs.

Commerce Lexington to honor small businesses

Nominations due in early August.

Versailles to close some streets on weekends for businesses, tours

Idea is to allow more capacity with open-air space

State lost almost 300,000 jobs in April, 82,000 in hospitality: Report

Not surprisingly given the height of the coronavirus-related shutdown, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2020 unemployment rate was 15.4 percent.

State makes remote notarizations more business friendly

The state has implemented a regulation making it easier for the business and legal communities to perform notarizations remotely, a critical need for basic business functions.

More reopening stages, including restaurants and government, eyed, state continues to push restraint: Beshear

Calling the reopening process in the state and across the country a "large social experiment" and we will "see the results," Kentucky leaders Monday continued to push restraint as the economic reopening nears on several fronts.

New coronavirus cases include 10-day-old, almost 1,000 have recovered

Kentucky confirmed 159 news coronavirus cases Thursday, including a 10-day-old child in Lincoln County, and seven deaths, which pushed the state total to 129.

Pulaski considers curfew, other steps; chamber offering business programs

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) -- The county already has had to close its popular camping park because of crowds and now Judge Executive Steve...

Schools to stay closed; 100 new cases, 11 deaths: Beshear

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Gov. Andy Beshear has asked schools superintendents across the state to keep schools closed until at least May 1. He reported...

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UPDATE: BCTC’s ‘COVID Monologues’ wins Cannes World Film Festival award

A production that explores the emotions felt by students and staff during the early days of the pandemic is now a movie.
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KY superintendents discuss back-to-school plans amidst COVID surge

Superintendents in the state talked about navigating back-to-school plans.