Visit Frankfort along with Bardstown Tourism and Meet NKY won a Kentucky Travel Industry Association Traverse Gold Award for its destination’s collaboration Come Find Bourbon. The award was presented during the 2021 Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held Nov. 10-12 at the Crowne Pla…
Visit Frankfort won a bronze award for their Bourbon & History Walking Tour. The award, in the Community Engagement Category, was presented during the 2021 Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held earlier this month at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.
The short answer as to whether or not New Frankfort Development LLC — the owner of Parcels B and C — and CRM Companies — the developing partner of the property — will meet the spring deadline for completion of the parking garage is no.
Since the newspaper began its twice-a-week print edition last year, we have heard from numerous readers who miss their "weekend" paper. We have taken their comments to heart and altered our publication schedule.
City Commissioner Kyle Thompson requested an action item regarding the dissolution of the Kentucky Capital Development Corp. be added to Monday night’s meeting agenda.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center received the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) 2021 Quality Award in the 100- to 250-bed category for addressing Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infections.
The City of Frankfort violated state open records law when it withheld communications between its board of commissioners and Kentucky Capital Development Corporation (KCDC) President/CEO Terri Bradshaw, according to a recent ruling from Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s office.
Whirlpool Corporation Chairman and CEO Marc Bitzer has announced the planned retirement in 2022 of D. Jeffrey Noel as corporate vice president of Communications and Public Affairs and member of Whirlpool Corporation’s 12-member Executive Leadership Team. Noel has served in this role for almo…
A planned 49-room bourbon-centric boutique hotel at the site of the old Simon Warehouse took a big step forward at last week’s Architectural Review Board meeting.
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 2022.
The Frankfort-Franklin County Board of Zoning Adjustment OK'd two new kayak and canoe put-ins where North and South Elkhorn Creek converge at its meeting Tuesday.
The man who wants to put a big recreational-vehicle resort on South Elkhorn Creek has mounted a stronger campaign to win support from the Midway City Council, and is also buying one of the most important pieces of real estate in town.
A Frankfort Kroger shopper questioned whether the chain grocer actually recycles plastic shopping bags or if they end up in a landfill.
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.