Benjamin Lee, owner of Benjamin’s Flowers and Gifts, was elected president of the Kentucky Florists’ Association at its 63rd annual convention, which took place Aug. 6-8 in Lexington.
Work has begun on an apartment building that will be home to more than 80 units near the interchange of Interstate 64 and U.S. 60.
Kentucky’s new unemployment insurance overpayment waiver is supposed to offer some relief to people who were mistakenly overpaid benefits, but many who owe money are excluded from even asking.
By most accounts, the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation meeting held on Tuesday was routine. Bills were approved to be paid; President/CEO Terri Bradshaw updated the board on its ongoing effort to clarify its role relative to other similar local agencies; and they discussed signage at…
In its response to a State Journal open records appeal to the Attorney General’s Office, the City of Frankfort details the purpose and some content of correspondence between the city commission and Kentucky Capital Development Corp. (KCDC) President/CEO Terri Bradshaw.
It will be years before the supply of Buffalo Trace bourbon meets the demand, but the local distillery continues to make great strides with its $1.2 billion expansion — including more barrel warehouses, an additional still and fermenters and an expanded dry house operation.
At the Frankfort City Commission’s July 12 meeting, after spending an hour and a half in closed session, the board voted unanimously to send a letter to Kentucky Capital Development Corp. President/CEO Terri Bradshaw.
Two properties that are planned to become a restaurant and rooftop deck along St. Clair Mall were awarded certificates of appropriateness for their respective projects by Frankfort's Architectural Review Board.
The Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon featuring Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams and Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock on July 22 at the Capital Plaza Hotel.
A State Journal reader who noticed signs popping up at several Frankfort intersections asking residents to sell their diabetic test strips inquired as to whether it was a scam.
A program that will train Frankfort residents to become data analysts got a high-profile kickoff on Tuesday, with Mayor Layne Wilkerson hosting leaders from large corporations, Kentucky State University, Frankfort Independent Schools and Gov. Andy Beshear himself at a City Hall press conference.
Last month, the Franklin County Fiscal Court decided to cut its funding of the Kentucky Capital Development Corporation (KCDC) by $15,000 for a second year straight.
With a total operating budget of $140,000, Downtown Frankfort Inc. (DFI) is going to have to figure out how to work on a significantly slimmer budget, if a first reading of the city of Frankfort’s budget for the next fiscal year holds up.
A large youth residential treatment facility has selected Franklin County, expecting to add around 70 new jobs when it opens in an estimated year and a half to two years from now, per a brief presentation made to the Kentucky Capital Development Corp. board Tuesday.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center has announced Dr. David Sihau has returned to the Frankfort area and joined Bluegrass Cardiology Consultants at 279 King’s Daughters Drive, Suite 204.
A former Kentucky State University vice president of development, alumni relations and athletics has been named associate vice president for workforce and economic development for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).
Construction is under way at a site just south of Interstate 64 near soon-to-open Sonny’s BBQ and Cracker Barrel, and many readers have asked what business is going on the property.
As part of an initiative to boost the community's economy during the coronavirus pandemic, in March the city gave away 4,000 $25 Shop Local Frankfort gift cards to folks who applied.
The city will officially toast its downtown entertainment destination center (EDC) — to be called the MIX District — with a concert from 6-9:30 p.m. June 25.
In a move delighting area bourbon distillers and lawmakers alike, the European Union put a hold on a planned tariff hike for all whiskey exports from the United States.
Editor's Note: This article was updated on Thursday, May 20 at 11:00 p.m. to reflect that KCDC's planned joint letter with other economic groups will touch on city project funding, not KCDC or other groups' request for city funds.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center was named a top achiever in Healthgrades’ 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a distinction that places the local hospital among the top 10% of nearly 4,500 facilities nationwide for patient safety.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released its Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, with new methodology that includes fewer Kentucky hospitals.
Downtown Frankfort’s Entertainment Destination Center, a zone in which patrons can open carry alcoholic beverages at certain dates and times, will be activated during an event held by the Frankfort Bourbon Society (FBS) in late June.