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Travel and tourism in Lexington on the rise

It's National Travel and Tourism Week and restaurants and hotels in Lexington say they're starting to see more visitors. 

$300,000 grant awarded to Breathitt County museum board

Grantee will use the funding to renovate historic site for industry development.

Woodford Chamber recognizes businesses, individuals

Chamber recognizes contributions.

Woodford County ornament contest underway

It's a community effort with handmade ornaments from families and artists throughout Versailles.

Like some others, Berea tourism showing signs of recovery

Numbers showing positive signs in several areas.

Former lawmaker new state parks commissioner

Russ Meyer took over for Robert Haley Conway, who resigned last month, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

UI claims, manufacturing, tourism and other state updates

Updates on other issues also provided.

Program helps businesses boost bottom line through better customer service

Idea is to improve business by improving staff.

Red River Gorge planning session seeks input

Town hall meeting to reveal plan.

Many small-town tourism businesses continue to struggle

It’s been more than five months since COVID-19 began to change the way we live.

New Lexington marketing effort asks residents to help attract tourists

City uses own residents to market to tourists.

Tourism, movies, bowling: Economic reopening beginning to pick up steam

The state is opening up more business segments, especially tourism-related businesses and state facilities, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday during his daily briefing.

Lexington sets record hotel revenue in 2019

VisitLEX released numbers from tourism in the city last year. There are several highlights including record hotel revenue and craft beer tourism.

Kentucky Arts Council executive director is named

Interim executive director Chris Cathers to take up the post

Corbin, Kentucky, Where There’s Something for Everyone

Today, we spoke with Maggy Kriebel, director of Corbin Tourism, who shared more details about what the city of Corbin has to give.

Harlan County receives grant to boost tourism

Harlan County is receiving a $2.55 million grant to restore and enhance the Portal 31 Exhibition Mine and create a scenic overlook and parking area on Black Mountain.

Community updating quilt trail to boost tourism

Because of the popularity of the trail, officials are now trying to keep the map of barn quilt locations updated.

Federal grants awarded to revitalize Stearns

Two federal grants totaling more than $3 million have been awarded to revitalize Stearns in McCreary County. 

Bourbon County Tourism, A Taste of Horse Country

Located only 30 minutes from Lexington, Bourbon County boasts some of the most enticing, beautiful horse country found in the Bluegrass.

Jessamine County Tourism

Jessamine County has a wealth of activities, rich history, lively local arts and abundant natural beauty.

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