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Lexington looks at improving communication after stockyards fire

The City of Lexington is looking to improve how it notifies people, including elected officials, during emergencies in the wake of Saturday's massive fire at Blue Grass Stockyards.

Council votes to increase minimum wage

Lexington's Urban County Council voted 9-6 Thursday evening to increase the minimum wage from the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour to $10.10, to be phased-in over a three year period.

Lexington needs 3 Christmas trees

The city needs three nicely shaped live trees to place in downtown parks to be decorated for the holidays. In return, the city and Kentucky Utilities will remove the tree free of charge to the owners.

Household Waste Disposal Day Saturday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The city of Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer a free non-hazardous household waste drop...

City backs off demand developers fill-in CentrePointe site; new group interested in project

The City of Lexington is delaying its demand that CentrePointe's developers fill-in the construction site downtown because an unnamed development group has expressed interest in the project.

CentrePointe developers threaten legal action against city

CentrePointe developers have given the city of Lexington a May 8 deadline to withdraw its request that the construction site be filled-in or face possible legal action.

CentrePointe developers frustrated with city’s handling of project criticism

Developer Dudley Webb told the Urban County Council at its meeting Thursday night that he was disheartened by how the city of Lexington handled its criticism this week of the CentrePointe project.

City of Lexington demands developers fill in CentrePointe site

Lexington officials sent a letter Tuesday to the Webb Companies demanding that the developers fill in the CentrePointe site downtown because little or no work has been done for weeks.

Lexington has two new web tools to access city information

The City of Lexington announced the launch of Citygram and the Lexington Housing Dashboard—two new web applications designed to make information more accessible and understandable to the public.

Lexington’s Mayor: Get ready. It’s coming. Again.

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray outlined the city's preparations and planned response to the approaching winter storm. People who park on the street are encouraged to park for free in the Rupp Arena parking lot so snow plows can clear streets.

UPDATE: Lexington’s Government Center to reopen Wednesday

The power is back on at the Government Center in Lexington, and they will reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

UPDATE: City of Lexington to decide if Government Center will reopen Tuesday morning

A decision could come Tuesday morning whether the Government Center in downtown Lexington will reopen following an electrical fire in the adjoining garage Sunday night. The fire left the the center with some minor damage and no electricity.

City of Lexington Continues Storm Cleanup Collections

The City of Lexington continued to make special debris collections in two Georgetown Road neighborhoods that were heavily damaged during thunderstorms on Sunday.

City Of Lexington Reaches Settlement In Death Of Woman Hit By Fire Truck

The City of Lexington and an insurance company will pay $3.75 million to the husband of a woman who was hit and killed by a fire truck, according to a published report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

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Active shooter training provides community members with methods for survival

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Middlesboro man back in jail after allegedly selling drugs, again

This per radio station WRIL, James lumpkin was out on bond for drug trafficking related charged when a search warrant was executed at his house Friday.