In some of the most sought-out destinations across the country, adults are free to walk in certain areas of the city with an alcoholic beverage in hand.
In the past 18 months, four new barrel warehouses have sprung up and the bottling hall is near completion, as Buffalo Trace Distillery continues its $1.2 billion infrastructure investment with the largest expansion since the repeal of Prohibition.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 3:29 p.m. on June 13 to clarify that the spring floor will be installed once the business can gain community support through sponsorships and that while Nicole Carlton does not have college cheering experience there are a few instructors at GEM CATS t…
Investors Heritage Life Insurance Co. was ranked the fastest-growing U.S. life insurer with a Life and Annuity focus in 2018, based on total-filed life, annuity and accident and health direct premiums, according to a new report from S&P Global.
The Frankfort Plant Board will be looking to overhaul its water and power metering system as well as rebate up to $1.6 million to customers with millions of dollars in savings from switching energy providers.
A first of its kind in the capital city, The Saint Clair, a 13-rental boutique-style Airbnb facility with a conceptual bourbon-themed restaurant and rooftop bar, has received the go-ahead to start construction in the former Marcus Furniture building.
With intentions of showing a united front, the Franklin County Fiscal Court followed in the footsteps of elected city leaders by approving the first reading of a resolution to dissolve the Capital Plaza redevelopment project memorandum of agreement with the state Thursday evening.
Jim Henderson, who has served as deputy executive director of the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) since January 2018, has been named chief executive officer by the board of directors.
Investors Heritage Life Insurance Co has announced the appointment of Robert Hardy, executive vice president and general counsel, as chief executive officer effective Saturday.
City officials will be looking to create a committee tasked with prioritizing aspects of the Downtown Master Plan with the public’s input and ensuring implementation of the plan once the group that created it disbands.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center has been awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) by the American College of Cardiology in May based on an onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be exper…
After five straight “A” ratings in The Leapfrog Group’s biannual hospital safety scores report card, Frankfort Regional Medical Center slipped into the “B” range last fall and maintained that score in the most recent results released earlier this week.
By Bruce SchreinerAssociated Press LOUISVILLE — American whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration’s trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief with an agreement that will end retaliatory tariffs that Canada and Mexico slapped on whiskey and other U.S. products.
Hannah Montgomery Braden graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning with a degree in fashion design earlier this month.
Master Distiller Marianne Eaves is leaving her role at Castle & Key to pursue new dreams and challenges, including consulting in the bourbon industry and partnerships, which may include film and television projects.
Named for a favorite dog that died at age 8, Kennedy’s Biscuits features Jeremy Phipps’ unique brand of food and treats. Located in the breezeway at the back of the Frankfort Plaza on Louisville Road, Phipps has been in business for three years.
Barton 1792 Distillery’s 1792 Full Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey took home the gold medal at the 2019 World Whiskies Awards, an annual event presented by Whisky Magazine and TheDrinkReport.com.
Hoping to help attract young professionals ages 21 to 40, the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce announced it is partnering with Commonwealth Credit Union to strengthening the talent pipeline and support the community’s future leaders.
A national dollar store chain has pulled its application to develop in a rural area of Franklin County amid a lengthy list of county requests and an outcry from advocates for community planning.
A new power era began for customers of the Frankfort Plant Board and several other municipal utilities at midnight Tuesday as members of the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA) stopped purchasing electricity from Kentucky Utilities Co.
OWENSBORO — Independence Bank has been named the fourth Best Place to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) in their 15th annual rankings, presented by Lifestyle Health Plans.
A descendant of famed bourbon pioneer E.H. Taylor has bought the historic home in which his ancestor once lived when laying the groundwork for Frankfort’s bourbon industry.
Lynn Lewis and her mother, Judy Helphinstine, have been working together for more than 30 years. Daughter started working for mother as a co-op student in the early 1980s — and now mother works for daughter in their latest venture, Home Again Consignments in the Frankfort Plaza shopping cent…
When utility customers flip their light switch at the beginning of next month, a new era in Frankfort energy will have dawned.
“We rent everything from champagne fountains to backhoes — and most things in between,” said David Wilcox II, owner of General Rental Center, 1029 Louisville Road. He opened his business in 1977 and operated from a building on Wilkinson Blvd., moving to the present location in 1983.
Bluegrass Care Navigators has been recognized as a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, placing the organization among the nation’s top hospice providers for patient experience scores.
As the Frankfort-Franklin County Tourist Commission and Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce continue to seek new office space, city officials have revealed more about the sale of the landmark building that currently houses the entities.
John Presley slides into a booth at his Office Pub and Deli after tidying up a few things in the kitchen before the lunch rush begins. While members of his staff place rolled silverware on the bar, he talks of the iconic Comanche Trail establishment in a little strip mall on the edge of the …
An annual program that recognizes and rewards exemplary nursing units at HCA Healthcare facilities has honored Frankfort Regional Medical Center’s surgical services unit the 2018 Unit of Distinction award.
Frankfort native Dale Taulbee has been promoted to assistant vice president in business banking for Community Trust Bank’s Versailles-Frankfort-Georgetown market.
Local radio listeners who have tuned in to Frankfort’s adult contemporary station STAR 103.7 FM in the last week haven’t heard the latest music from the last 40 years but rather a mix of songs from earlier eras, as the station changed its format to Passport Radio.
From the time Julie Willis was a little girl, she’s been interested in anything associated with wood — and she got it honestly from her grandfather and father.