Forget cafeteria pizza. Lexington school district to hire its first top chef.

As cafeteria staffs across the district got ready for the first day of school, the Fayette County school board on Monday approved for the first time the job position of District Chef. That person, who has not yet been hired, will develop recipes, plan menus, and make sure the district complies with federal and state regulations involving child nutrition. The District Chef will work with cafeteria managers.

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Mayor Jim Gray's appeal to Lexington council to move two Confederate statues

Mayor Jim Gray spoke to members of the city council and the public in a session Tuesday that saw the city officials unanimously agree to move forward in efforts to relocate two statues currently at the former Fayette County Courthouse.
Marcus Dorsey mdorsey@herald-leader.com
Mayor Jim Gray's appeal to Lexington council to move two Confederate statues 1:25

Mayor Jim Gray's appeal to Lexington council to move two Confederate statues

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Lexington police plan 'overwhelming' force if white nationalists protest here

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