Scott County

Scott County

Plan to build hundreds of homes north of Lexington advances

The plan to build about 450 homes off of U.S. 25 in Georgetown will be in the hands of the Georgetown City Council next month. The subdivision, planned to be developed by the Lexington-based real estate company HSC Ventures, will be located off U.S. 25 near Royal Spring Middle and Anne Mason Elementary schools. Preliminary costs for the homes would be in the $165,000 to $350,000 range.

Scott County

Hundreds of homes planned for farmland north of Lexington

A proposed subdivision that could house hundreds of people might be built in Georgetown. The subdivision, which was approved Thursday for a zone change by the Georgetown-Scott County Planning Commission, would be on about 105 acres of farmland behind Anne Mason Elementary and Royal Spring Middle School on Champion Way. It would tentatively consist of about 480 single-family homes.

Scott County

Georgetown told to ‘cease and desist’ mobile home park statements

The owner of the troubled Georgetown Mobile Estates mobile home park has demanded Mayor Tom Prather and other city officials stop making “untrue and disparaging defamatory comments” about GME, the owner and the park’s residents. Prather ratcheted up his criticism in late August, when a Lexington consulting firm unveiled preliminary findings regarding the high level of fecal pollution and E. coli bacteria traced to GME.

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