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Be ready for a visit from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Barry

As what's left of Tropical Storm Barry storms across central Kentucky, several inches of rain is expected before it moves out. Learn what you can do to get ready for this heavy rain and potential flooding.

Sanitary sewer cleanings, inspections July 15 – July 20

Citizens on the streets listed below may see vehicles, work crews, and small equipment. Work crews will be wearing reflective vests and appropriate identification. Aristides Blvd Creek Path Ln Day Lily Dr Denburn Ct Drummond Dr

Volunteers needed for Kentucky River Clean Sweep

Take part in the Kentucky River Clean Sweep on Saturday, July 27. Volunteers are needed to collect trash from the 12 miles of the Kentucky River that border Fayette County.  

Ballpark Drive homicide investigation

In the early morning hours of July 11, the body of a man who had suffered an apparent gunshot wound was located in the roadway.

One of the coolest parking garages in America just got cooler

The Lexington Parking Authority (LPA) in collaboration with CDP Engineers are proud to announce the completion of a stormwater treatment system in the Helix Garage. Last year, LPA was awarded a LFUCG Stormwater Grant for the project which had a proposed cost of $300,000, with LPA paying 20% of the final cost.

'Pianos in Parks' brings music, artwork to four local parks

Is playing a piano in the great outdoors on your bucket list? Lexington Parks and Recreation is about to help you cross it off. Parks is placing pianos at four parks – Phoenix, Thoroughbred, Woodland and Castlewood – from Friday, July 19, through Friday, Aug. 30.

Officer-involved shooting

Kentucky State Police leading investigation into Lexington officer involved in an on-duty incident.

A&W first company to locate in city’s new industrial park

The new global headquarters for A&W Restaurants Inc., this year celebrating the centennial of its founding, will likely be the first company to locate in the city’s new industrial park in Coldstream Research Campus.

Lexington declares Phase 1 Heat Alert

With temperatures and the heat index forecast to be in the 90s, Lexington Emergency Management has activated its Phase 1 Heat Alert.

Free Trash Disposal Day – Saturday, July 13

The City of Lexington is partnering with the Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station to offer Fayette County residents a free trash disposal day for non-hazardous household waste. The event will be held Saturday, July 13, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.