On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the largest distilled spirits-related investment on record in Kentucky, as Louisville-based Sazerac Company will invest $600 million to construct nearly 20 barrel warehouses and expand Robinson Stave and Cumberland Cooperage in London, creating up to…
Three northern Kentucky wineries, all within a 40-mile radius of each other, won three of the five Commissioner's Cup awards in the 2022 Kentucky Commonwealth Commercial Wine Competition and Commissioner’s Cup on Nov. 5 at the University of Kentucky South Farm in Lexington.
In what has easily become one of Frankfort’s favorite annual traditions, Candlelight Weekend saw the entire downtown district become a kettle corn-scented holiday wonderland, and despite drastic swings in temperature and weather, it was another success for our local merchants.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center was honored recently with the “Top Performer” Award from The Norton Healthcare/University of Kentucky HealthCare-Stroke Care Network for fiscal year 2022.
Horse-drawn carriage rides, an ice skating rink, a tree-lighting ceremony, specials at downtown merchants, pubs and restaurants and the start of the holiday shopping season can only mean one thing — Candlelight Weekend in our historic capital city.
Representatives of Messer Construction and their subcontractors presented preliminary ideas to members of the Board of Commissioners and city staff regarding designs for the new transit center in Parcel B between Mero and Clinton streets in downtown Frankfort Wednesday afternoon.
Leadership Kentucky, one of the oldest and most prestigious statewide leadership development programs in the United States, is now accepting applications for the ELEVATE Kentucky Class of 2023.
It’s been 4½ long years since the last flame-grilled Whopper was sold in Franklin County and Burger King fans need only wait until next month to once again savor the chain’s signature hamburger.
This week Bluegrass Care Navigators launched enrollment for Kentucky’s first Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in Franklin, Anderson, Fayette, Jessamine and Woodford counties.
Plastic, it’s everywhere. While it is a miracle invention that solves a lot of the world's problems, humans are still trying to figure out the best way to dispose of the non-biodegradable material after it has served its purpose.
On Friday morning, White Castle was bustling with staff and patrons for the first time since February, when it was closed down for a massive redesign of the building, both inside and out.
Traditional Bank established the Eastern KY Relief Fund in response to the devastating floods that ravaged eastern Kentucky. As a result of those fundraising efforts, Traditional Bank made a $120,000 donation to the Christian Appalachian Project’s Disaster Relief Program.
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (SKO) is pleased to announce that two of its Frankfort-based attorneys have been named to the 2023 U. S News Best Lawyers in America.
A group of citizens in Anderson County are appealing its fiscal court's decision to grant Buffalo Trace's request for a zone change to a 450-acre property on Graefenburg Road.
As a way to help Frankfort celebrate Women's Equality Day on Aug. 27, The State Journal has spoken with local women in leadership roles in various industries for a three part series entitled Role Models.
With no end in sight to the troubles caused by catastrophic flooding in eastern Kentucky, businesses all around the area are raising funds and collecting supplies to send to the affected counties.
On Monday, a Frankfort barbershop will be offering free haircuts for kids in eighth-grade and under in an effort to give back to the community.
Speaking in front of a Kentucky General Assembly task force on July 22, representatives of the Kentucky Distiller's Association (KDA) laid out reasons why they believed the commonwealth's property tax on distilled spirits is bad for Kentucky bourbon and bad for the Kentucky economy.
A new pool and aquatic center as well as improved pedestrian connectivity were the priorities on the minds of Frankfort citizens at the two recent comprehensive plan meetings hosted by Frankfort/Franklin County governments.Approximately 50 residents attended the final meeting Wednesday eveni…
The Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce held the Leadership Frankfort Graduation ceremony on Wednesday at The Foundry. There were 16 graduates. The event was catered by Sonny’s BBQ.
During the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation's (KCDC) monthly board meeting on Tuesday, Terri Bradshaw, the organization's president and CEO, presented an update on KCDC's regional economic development strategy as it pertains to a group of counties in central Kentucky known as the Blu…
Terri Bradshaw, the president and CEO of the Kentucky Capital Development Corp. (KCDC), gave a quarterly report to the city commission at its Monday work session.
Local EXIT Realty affiliated offices recently announced the addition of two local individuals to their teams of dedicated real estate professionals.
Four years after the demolition of the Capital Plaza complex and Frankfort Convention Center, the City of Frankfort is finally beginning the redevelopment of Parcel B.
Buffalo Trace Distillery announced Tuesday that it will be adding a new tourist attraction to its facility.
When it comes to adorning rooms, some people just have a gift. There are so many factors that can go into decorating — from the time of year, the particular occasions whether it is a graduation or anniversary or holiday. Sometimes it is as simple as knowing who the decoration is for and how …
When Larry Moore came up with the idea of putting on a poetry reading at Mortimer Bibb's Public House on St. Clair Street, he thought it would be a one-off event.
There are some things in life that are priceless — such as comfort food, unique art, good company and the sense of community to name a few.
The former Franklin County High School guidance counselor accused of bringing a gun to school in May 2021 was arrested in Carroll County Tuesday on DUI and careless driving charges.