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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…

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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.

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Commonwealth Credit Union was named as a Business Impact Award honoree by Louisville Business First for its COVID relief efforts.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wayne Masterson, owner of Serafini, wants to set the record straight — the downtown restaurant has no plans to close.

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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.

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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.