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The University of Kentucky bringing local businesses to campus

Kentucky Gatton Student Center on the campus of the University of Kentucky

Kennedy's bookstore closed their doors in the winter of 2017. The University of Kentucky, with a real estate group, came in and plan to transform the space into a large-scale parking garage with retail and “innovation” space. After a campus-wide vote, the new building will be named “The Cornerstone”. The first floor of the building will be called The Cornerstone...

The Government Center building in downtown Lexington turns 100

Happy 100th anniversary! The building that is the current home of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government turned 100 years old last month. It began as the the former Lafayette Hotel before the building became the municipal city hall. It stood as a hotel for 43 years before it was purchased by the LFUCG in 1982. After some renovations, the building became...

Downtown Lexington’s Sts. Peter & Paul School PE teacher to retire after 28 years

The PE teacher at Sts. Peter & Paul School, Mrs. Schenck, announced her retirement after 28 years. She was gifted her with a red maple tree to commemorate her years at SPPS. SPPS is a regional catholic school, located on West Short Street in downtown Lexington, KY.

SEC has cancelled 2020 men’s and women’s basketball tournament

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The Southeastern Conference has released a statement for COVID-19 updates for the SEC men's basketball 2020 tournament: Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Men's Basketball Tournament in Nashville. "We understand that this decision will be disappointing to our student-athletes and coaches...