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With COVID, jobless rates up from last year in almost all counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Unemployment rates rose in 113 Kentucky counties between September 2019 and September 2020, fell in six and was the same...

It’s property tax time: Fayette, counties mailing notices

Notices going in the mail ow, payments due in next four months.

22 towns get $14.9 million in COVID reimbursements

Reimbursements will cover PPE, protective barriers, payroll expenses

12 Northern Kentucky governments get COVID reimbursements

More than $3.8 million allocated in latest round of disbursements.

Despite low inventory, home sales hitting record

Records being set across several categories.

Area cities, counties get almost $4 million in COVID reimbursements

Reimbursement critical to towns, counties.

Fayette, Mercer, Pulaski, others get recycling funds

Grants help fund variety of projects

Cities, counties can tap into $300 million

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a $300 million award to city and county governments to reimburse for expenses incurred in response to the public health emergency.

Crews to begin grass mowing on state roads in region

Annual rite of spring begins on state roads

State releases annual county unemployment data for 2019

Annual unemployment rates decreased in 62 Kentucky counties in 2019 compared to 2018, rose in 39 counties and stayed the same in 19 counties

In month before coronavirus, jobless rate was down

In the month before the coronavirus wrecked jobs, unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between February 2019 and February 2020, fell in 48 and stayed the same in 13.

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

AG gives cities, counties advice on open meetings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Cities and counties who were struggling with ways to balance social distancing while still abiding by open meetings laws got...

Driver’s license stations closed, courts issue new rules

Residents get three-month extension on licenses

Eastern Ky. communities receive millions in Grants

In Governor Beshear's budget proposal, officials say returning every coal severance dollar back to coal-producing counties.

$500K available for flood cleanup in Kentucky

The state says $500,000 in grants is available to qualifying counties for flood debris cleanup.

Dry weather causes more communities to enact burn bans

The list of communities enacting local burn bans continues to grow as the dry, hot weather conditions persist.

1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement

The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties.

PSC approves transfer of eight small sewer systems

The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the sale of eight small sewer systems to a Missouri-based company.

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Protesters gather outside AG Daniel Cameron’s home, want justice in Breonna Taylor case

On day 150 of protests calling for justice in the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, protesters held a demonstration outside of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s home.

Record day, record week, COVID surge worsening: Governor

Today marked highest number of cases ever reported on a Sunday: 1,462

Woman charged after domestic dispute turns deadly

Shooting happened at about 3:3- a.m., suspect picked up in Jackson County.

Rape, sodomy suspect arrested after standoff

SRT unit removes him from trailer, loaded pistol recovered.