The Newtown pike extension named Oliver Lewis Way was officially opened to a ribbon cutting from mayor Jim Gray. The new road extension connects West High street with the South Broadway and Bolivar street intersection.
The intersection of Prall Street and South Limestone was converted into Lexington's first "pedestrian scramble." All stoplights turn red on cars to allow pedestrians to use the entire intersection to cross.
The Webb Companies have released a new video showing what the proposed CentrePointe development will look like once it is completed. The development includes a hotel, office tower and an extended-stay hotel. The long-delayed development also includes retail and restaurant space.
DeBraun Thomas and Russell Allen, founders of Take Back Cheapside, spoke during a news conference at the Carnegie Center on Sept. 11, 2017, to put pressure on the Lexington Cemetery to accept the John C. Breckinridge and John Hunt Morgan confederate statues located downtown.
Artist Winfred Rembert made a surprise visit to STEAM Academy on Friday to meet students who viewed his documentary "All Me," directed by Vivian Ducat, and as part of a gallery of his artwork opening at Transylvania University.
On August 14, officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station on Winchester Road for a theft report. An employee reported that she was stocking the shelves behind the counter when an unknown man went behind the counter and took a box containing 36 cartons of cigarettes.
MLK Broncos coach KT Smith gives praise to the new concession stand that was opened at Martin Luther King Park off of McCullough Drive along with mayor Jim Gray, councilmember James Brown, and members of Parks and Recreation on Aug. 28, 2017.