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Lexington Fire Chief Chilton to retire

Lexington Fire Chief Chilton

On October 6, 2020, Lexington Fire Chief Kristin Chilton has announced that she plans to retire in January 2021. In the letter announcing her retirement, Chilton told Mayor Linda Gorton, “You, the City Council, and the residents of Lexington and Fayette County were dedicated to providing every tool necessary for our department to succeed and grow, even during difficult times,...

What are the new plans for Fayette County Public Schools during COVID-19?

Fayette County Public Schools

Fayette County Public Schools has released a statement for COVID-19 updates:   All Fayette County Public Schools will remain closed to students until April 20, 2020, announced Superintendent Manny Caulk at 5 p.m. this evening. “While we are disappointed that it will be longer before we see our students again, we absolutely support the Governor’s efforts to blunt the spread of COVID-19...

What’s open, what’s closed, what’s happening Memorial Day 2020 in Lexington, KY?

Memorial Day falls on Monday, May 25, 2020. What businesses will be open or closed that day? What about government offices?   Banks are closed in observance of Memorial Day. The Lexington Public Library remains closed at this time. The Fayette County Clerk Office remains closed to the public at this time. The Kentucky Court of Justice is closed for Memorial Day. LexTran will run...

Jeff Ruby’s to reopen for dining in downtown Lexington in June

Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment will reopen all of its restaurants, including their Lexington location, on Wednesday, June 3. "We are all so excited to welcome back our team members and guests. Things may look a bit different as we build on our existing industry-leading processes to provide a safe environment. One thing will never change, though, and that is our commitment to delivering...