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City crews respond to snow and ice

Around an inch of dry snow fell in the early morning. Crews from the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality reported at 2:30 a.m. this morning and starting enacting the snow plan. All Rank 1, 2 and 3 roads have been treated. Crews will continue to work throughout the remainder of the day and through the evening.

2019 LexCount will include outreach effort for city’s homeless population

As part of the 2019 LexCount happening tonight, the Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention is teaming up with community partners to provide shelter and care packages for those individuals experiencing homelessness in Fayette County.

Light snow falls overnight

Crews from the Divisions of Streets & Roads and Water Quality reported at 2:30 a.m. this morning and starting enacting the snow plan. A full shift is currently working and has treated nearly all Rank 1 roads.

City turns its focus to cold temperatures, Mayor says

Mayor Linda Gorton urged citizens to take extra precautions as temperatures dip to near zero levels.

Waste collection schedule altered due to inclement weather

Lexington’s Division of Waste Management will adjust its collection schedule for the remainder of this week due to the inclement weather and frigid temperatures.

Extreme cold threatens Lexington & Central Kentucky

Lexington Emergency Management encourages residents to take extra precautions this week as extreme arctic cold winds push through central Kentucky.

Police department breaks ground on new K9 facility

With paws and shovels at the ready, the Lexington Police Department and City officials broke ground on a new facility for the Canine Unit.

Recycling center to resume accepting material Monday

Recycling center will begin accepting material again Monday after eliminating almost all of the backup created by weather-related mechanical failures last week.

Woman killed outside local night club

Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, officers were dispatched to The Fox Club located at 987 Winchester Road for a disorder involving firearms.

Weather-related problems shut down city’s recycling center; material being diverted

Mechanical failures at the city’s recycling center have created a backlog of recyclable materials causing materials collected on Friday to be diverted to a landfill.