Lexington mayoral candidate Linda Gorton was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s primary. Gorton told supporters who celebrated with her at the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation that she was surprised by the outcome.
A power outage affected areas of northeast Lexington, including areas on New Circle Road, Winchester Road, Eastland Parkway, Loudon Avenue. More than 3,000 people were without power, according to kentucky utilities.
Growth and development have long been Lexington's biggest political issues. Voters sent a clear message in the mayoral primary when Kevin Stinnett, the favored candidate of developers, finished fourth.
A widening project will begin Monday night on New Circle Road in Lexington. Additional lanes will be constructed between Georgetown Road and Boardwalk Avenue. The project also includes reconstruction of the interchange at Newtown Pike.
Drake's on Tates Creek Road in Lexington hosted a Royal wedding watching party. More than 100 people showed up to watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Drake's served mimosas, bloody marys and pastries.
Two people were shot at Office Lounge in Lexington early Saturday morning. One died later at the hospital. The initial call to the bar was because of a disorder and one victim was found with a wound to the torso.