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New Storm Shelter Arrives at Lexington Recycling Center

There’s a new addition to the Lexington Recycling Center on Thompson Road. Lexington Emergency Management took delivery of the shelter on Friday, December 7, 2018. The shelter is 10 feet wide by 48 feet long and weighs 19,000 pounds. It seats 90 persons and can accommodate two dozen more. When installed on a concrete foundation, the […]

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Lexington Outdoor Warning Siren Test Tomorrow

Lexington Emergency Management will test its network of outdoor warning sirens tomorrow, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 10 am. If you live near a park or golf course, expect to hear the outdoor siren sound a series of chimes followed by a voice announcement “This is a test” This is a regularly scheduled test – […]

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect until Wednesday AM

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Fayette County until 4am Wednesday, November 28. Snow showers will continue through the evening. Total snow accumulations of 1 inch are expected, with additional accumulations in some areas. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect […]

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Cyber Monday Can Be A Great Deal for ID Thieves and Scam Artists

Cyber Monday is becoming as big as Black Friday for getting your holiday shopping done and finding amazing discounts. There are some great deals, but buyers must beware of scams and the tricks identity thieves may use. Here are some tips that will help you enjoy a safe shopping experience: Make sure your computer and […]

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Highway and airline travel information

During the holiday travel season, remember to get your car or truck checked out before you start that long trip to grandma’s house. When you pack up the car, remember to include your travel emergency kit. You never know when you’ll need it. AAA has some good winter driving tips here. If you must know the […]

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Make It a Safe Thanksgiving for Pets

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can create some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets safely or find safe accommodations for them at home. Follow these tips to keep your […]

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UK Hospital Issues Hepatitis Alert

A food service employee at the hospital cafeteria in Pavilion A in the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A. As a result, anyone who ate at the cafeteria from Oct. 11-30, including employees and hospital visitors, may have been exposed to the hepatitis A […]

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Winter Driving Tips

Driving in winter weather conditions can be hazardous especially in areas that receive a large amount of snow and ice. Unless an emergency has occurred, it’s always best to stay off the roads. If you must drive, allow yourself extra time to reach your destination and make sure your vehicle emergency kit contains the following […]

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Severe Weather Possible Monday Night into Tuesday Morning

A very strong storm system will impact the area from this evening into tonight. Strong to severe thunderstorms are likely. The main storm threat will be damaging winds. Other threats include brief tornadoes and flash flooding from heavy rainfall. Fayette County residents could experience power outages in the late evening and early morning hours.  Please […]

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Lexington restaurant worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

An employee of Frisch’s located at 1927 Harrodsburg Road has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from Oct. 10-28, 2018, may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus and are advised to get a hepatitis A vaccination. While it is relatively uncommon […]

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