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Lexington Community Corrections onboarding a new breed of employee

Lexington Community Corrections is onboarding a new breed of employee to help sniff out illegal narcotics and increase safety at the local jail. Meet K9 Ozzy.

Presidents’ Day holiday collection, closings announcement

Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday. No collections will be made on Monday, Feb. 18. Those with Monday pick-ups will be served on Wednesday, Feb. 20, instead.

Robbery suspect arrested

Jody Lee Shipman is charged with two counts of Robbery 1st and Possession of Burglary Tools

Applications being accepted for Citizens’ Environmental Academy

Applications are now being accepted for the next Citizens’ Environmental Academy.

Police seek information, witnesses regarding incident at Fayette Mall

A physical altercation between a 16-year-old and an officer occurred Saturday, Feb. 2

Making history: Lexington’s first African-American female police sergeant

A ride-along with a female officer motivated Thomasena Grider to join the police department, and now Grider is making history.

Rates at some Lexington parking meters to increase

The Lexington & Fayette County Parking Authority today announced the first parking meter rate increase in 10 years for the busiest spaces in downtown. This increase will cost an average user an additional 25 cents.

Local businesses, community organizations invited to Summer Youth Job Training Program breakfast

The Summer Youth Job Training Program will host an informational breakfast for local businesses and community-based organizations. Employers will learn about the program, and how they can partner with the City to provide career opportunities for Lexington youth at no cost. 

Lexington bar accused of overserving driver in wrong-way crash

The Lexington Alcoholic Beverage Control Office gave notice this week to Horseshoes Kentucky Grill & Saloon located at 1987 North Broadway.

Volunteers needed for Kentucky River Clean Sweep

The 2019 Kentucky River Clean Sweep will be held between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27.