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It’s a Bluegrass home sellers’ market, so is that a good thing?

There are anecdotes aplenty about the blazing market for home sellers in the Bluegrass: Houses selling within hours of going on the market, houses selling above the asking price with multiple offers, houses selling before going on the market. Does the seller’s market just reflect spring fever coming out of a recession, or does it mean that Fayette County needs to take a serious look at how to expand its future housing pool?

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Glut of off-lease vehicles makes it a good time to buy used

New- and used-car sales have increased seven years in a row as the economy has improved. That’s a streak not seen since the 1920s, but industry analysts worry that the used-car market might not be able to easily digest a record number of vehicles with expired leases being listed for sale.

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Business Awards

▪ Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, has received the Science Foundation Ireland’s “St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal.” Now in its fourth year, the SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal recognizes the contributions Lyons to his field, as well as his role in developing the research ecosystem in Ireland. The medal is awarded annually to a distinguished Irish scientist, engineer or technology leader living and working in the USA.

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Patrick Chase Milner succeeds Van Pelt as CEO of Woodford Forward

Woodford Forward has named Patrick Chase Milner as the organization’s new CEO. A Lexington native, Milner has experience with nonprofit management in areas of agriculture, land use and government advocacy. He returns to the Bluegrass after serving as a regional director for the Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition, where he advocated for America’s renewed hemp industry and collaborated with local, state and federal policy makers.

Videos

Soccer Center closing doors

The Soccer Center, serving Lexington's soccer community with uniforms and gear since 1982, will close in February.
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Soccer Center closing doors 2:15

Soccer Center closing doors

Painting party for Chocolate Holler 0:16

Painting party for Chocolate Holler

LexGoEat gets a bite at Nothing Bundt Cakes 2:49

LexGoEat gets a bite at Nothing Bundt Cakes

Tempur Sealy CEO Scott Thompson 1:42

Tempur Sealy CEO Scott Thompson