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Lexington-based tech company spins out startup; adds new jobs

Fusioncorp has spun out a new startup, Gamifi, which will bring new jobs to Lexington.

Mayors, experts in town to explore new species of city

According to Mayor Jim Gray's office, Lexington is one of six "University Cities" being celebrated and explored.

Candlelight vigil for Las Vegas shooting victims

Lexington will hold a vigil in remembrance of the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Largest Lexington Police recruit class ever to graduate Thursday

Forty-eight recruits from the Lexington Police Training Academy are scheduled to graduate Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Urban County Council endorses moving 2 Confederate statues

Lexington's Urban County Council takes a decisive stand in favor of moving two Confederate statues from prominent places outside a former courthouse.

Breckinridge descendant supports moving statue in Lexington

Descendant of John C Breckinridge supports the relocation of his statue from downtown Lexington, according to a letter shared by Mayor Jim Gray.  

UPDATE: Lexington’s Confederate statues will not be moved to Veterans Park

Veterans Park in Lexington is no longer being considered by the city as a possible site to relocate two Confederate statues that currently sit downtown, according to city officials.

UPDATE: City OKs step to remove Confederate statues

Lexington's Urban County Council on Tuesday took the first step toward removing two Confederate statues from the lawn of a former courthouse downtown.

Lexington vigil encourages unity after Virginia tragedy

Thousands of people gathered at the courthouse plaza Monday in downtown Lexington, standing in solidarity with those who lost their lives in Charlottesville Virginia over the weekend.

Lexington mayor looks to move confederate statues

 In the wake of this weekend's tragedy, Mayor Jim Gray announced his plans to relocate the confederate statues currently standing near the historic courthouse in downtown Lexington to what he believes to be a more appropriate location.

Lexington to officially open first new fire station in 12-years

Lexington will officially open its first new fire station in a dozen years with a ribbon cutting on Thursday.

TV campaign in Lexington discourages giving cash to panhandlers

Public service announcements will soon be airing in the Lexington market encouraging citizens to give to programs that assist panhandlers, rather than giving them cash.

Mayor to announce nominee for vacant Urban County Council seat

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray is scheduled to announce Friday morning his nominee to fill the vacant 2nd District seat on the Urban County Council.

Suspect in Transylvania University machete attack a former student

Alumni weekend activities at Transylvania University are expected to go on as scheduled this weekend after a former student reportedly stabbed two women with a machete on campus Friday morning.

Lexington Mayor’s budget included grants to agencies in social service

The mayors office says grants to 33 social service agencies are part of the budget proposal Mayor Gray sent to the Urban County Council on Tuesday.

Mayor declares Friday ‘Blue-White Day’ in Lexington

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray declared Friday, March 10, 'Blue-White Day' in Lexington.

Mayor Jim Gray: Lexington “City on the Move”

Focusing on the economy, manufacturing, city-wide construction projects, and community programs, Mayor Jim Gray delivered his seventh State of the City Address on Tuesday in the Patterson Ballroom at the Lexington Center.

Lexington Mayor Wants to Name Street After Harry Sykes

Lexington mayor to ask council to rename street after Harry Sykes, the city's first African American city commissioner, mayor pro tem and vice mayor.

Rand Paul re-elected to Senate

Rand Paul will return to the U.S. Senate following a failed presidential campaign that changed the way Kentuckians vote for the country's highest office.

Sen. Rand Paul & Mayor Jim Gray Make Big Push to GOTV before Election

Incumbent Senator Rand Paul and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray are making a big push campaigning across the state in the final days before the election.

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Two women busted in strong-armed robbery case

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Owingsville, Versailles residents, others named to state board

Appointments cover everything from local issues to state policy.