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City seeking three Christmas trees for downtown parks

Do you or someone you know want to have an evergreen tree removed from your property?

Cardinal Valley art teacher, students finish downtown mural

Local artist Michelle Armstrong, who teaches at Cardinal Valley Elementary, recently wrapped up a year-long mural project in downtown Lexington.

NWS Louisville issues shelter in place warning for downtown

The National Weather Service has issued a shelter in place warning for people in portions of downtown Louisville.

Central Branch of Public Library new site for City Hall? Possibly…

A statement from Mayor Jim Gray’s office appears to suggest that the Central Library location in downtown Lexington is being considered for City Hall.

Richmond is getting “fired up”

About 30 fire hydrants are being painted to beautify the downtown area and help support nearby businesses.

Two injured breaking up fight in downtown Lexington

Two people trying to break up a fight overnight in downtown Lexington ended up in the hospital themselves.

Freedom March planned in downtown Lexington Saturday

A Freedom March will be held in downtown Lexington on Saturday to raise awareness about violence in the community and around the nation.

Minor injuries after police cruiser, car collide on W. Main St.

Expect traffic delays in downtown Lexington after a car collided with a police cruiser at the intersection of W. Main Street and Upper Street Thursday afternoon.

Lexington Council approves $25K loan for management district

A new management district that its backers hope will make downtown Lexington cleaner and safer is getting a jump start thanks to a $25,000 loan from the city of Lexington.

Final 6 large murals moving downtown from Cincinnati airport

The remaining six of nine massive glass tile mosaics originally made for the train concourse at Cincinnati's Union Terminal are being moved from the area's biggest airport across the Ohio River to the downtown convention center.

Q & A at forum meeting sheds some light on CentrePointe struggles

Within the first year of developing for Lexington's plagued CentrePointe venture, one of -- if not its largest financial supporters died, leaving Webb Companies wondering if it was going to get its money.

Helix Garage goes purple for Prince

The Helix Garage in downtown Lexington was lit purple Friday night, in honor of Prince.

Kentucky Heritage Council documents Main Street investment

The Kentucky Heritage Council says the program to promote commercial downtown districts documented $76 million of investment in 44 communities in 2015.

Lexington reduces speed limit downtown

As part of Lexington’s effort to make the city more pedestrian and cyclist friendly, the Division of Traffic Engineering is in the process of changing the speed limit on 21 downtown streets from 35 miles per hour to 25 mph

Expect plenty of traffic this week as Sweet 16 comes to Rupp

City officials are telling drivers to prepare for plenty of traffic this week, as thousands of fans come to Rupp Arena for The Whitaker Bank KHSAA Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament.

Police: Two suspects arrested after robbery & attempted robbery

Lexington Police have arrested two suspects after a robbery and an attempted robbery in downtown Lexington.

City decides to fill in CentrePointe hole, on one condition

The City of Lexington has told the company that owns the two tower cranes on the CentrePointe property that it plans to fill in the site if no work is done on the underground garage by March 30th.

‘Fill in the hole’ chants heard during rally around Centrepointe

'Fill in the hole' was a chant you might've heard Saturday if you were around Downtown Lexington, specifically near the troubled, CentrePointe project.

Construction nearing for new Omni hotel in Louisville

A groundbreaking has been set for the nearly $300 million Omni Hotel and housing project in downtown Louisville.

Actor Danny Glover speaking at King Day event in Lexington

Actor Danny Glover will be the keynote speaker for next month's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Lexington.

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