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Lexington teachers receive mini-grants from Blue Grass Community Foundation

Blue Grass Community Foundation has awarded a total of $10,000 to eight sites in Fayette County Public Schools for the 2015-2016 Teacher Mini-Grant Program, which encourages innovation and creativity.

Fayette County students compete in Recycle-Bowl

Students from sixteen Fayette County public and private schools collected more than 138,000 aluminum cans for recycling during the Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl competition this year.

Fayette Mall Announces Black Friday Hours

Fayette Mall will open its doors at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night to give shoppers a jump start on their holiday shopping.

Chef Talley giving thanks to first responders with free box lunch

Chef Love Talley of Talley's BBQ wants to give thanks to first responders in Fayette Co. by offering them a free box lunch on November 26.

Urban County Council to vote on minimum wage hike

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council is expected to take a final vote on whether to raise the minimum wage at a meeting Thursday evening.

Health department offers tips for a safe Thanksgiving

As many prepare to share holiday meals with family and friends, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department recommends these safe food handling tips.

FCPS names new Sr. Director of Administrative Services

Superintendent Manny Caulk has announced the hiring of a new Senior Director of Administrative Services.

FCPS improves in latest state scores

Most schools in Fayette County are doing better than last year, according to state accountability scores released early Thursday morning.

Fayette Co. school bus evacuated, no injuries

A school bus full of students was evacuated Monday morning in Fayette Co.

Principal: Student brought two knives to school

The principal of Southern Middle School sent a letter to parents today about a 6th grader who brought to knives to school Monday.

Closures scheduled for I-75, I-64 in Fayette and Madison counties

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that temporary closures are scheduled for Interstate 75 and Interstate 64 in Fayette County.

Classes start in Fayette Co.

The new Fayette Co. Superintendent joined over 40,000 students who kicked off the school year today in Lexington.

Fayette Co. school board to vote on increased property tax

The Lexington Herald-Leader says the Fayette Co. school board plans a vote on august 24 on whether to raise property tax rates.

Fayette Co. Schools score high in national survey

Henry Clay, Lafayette, and Tates Creek high school earned high marks in a U.S. News and World Reports survey.

FCPS announces new partner for superintendent search

The Fayette County Public Schools announced Saturday it hired another company to assist in its superintendent search.

FCPS holding meeting for new superintendent search

Fayette Co. Public Schools will hold a meeting Saturday to discuss how to move forward in selecting a new superintendent.

Keeneland puts Lexington in financial winner’s circle

A study through UK puts a number on the economic benefits Lexington and Fayette County see from Keeneland.

BURN BAN: Fayette Co.

A burn ban has been issued in Fayette Co. until Saturday, April 25.

Stu Silberman retiring from Prichard Committee

Former Fayette Co. Schools Superintendent Stu Silberman says he plans to retire later this year to focus on health and family.

UPDATE: Several counties coping with flooded roads overnight

The state says several Central Kentucky roads were closed Friday night because of high waters and flooding.

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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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