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Lexington business leaders appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Cincinnati branch board

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has announced the following appointments and elections to its main office board of directors and its branch boards in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh and to the Federal Advisory Council effective Jan. 1, 2019. Tucker Ballinger Holly Wiedemann A pair of Lexington business leaders, Holly Wiedemann and Tucker Ballinger, were among those who received appointments. Wiedemann,...

Lexington’s courthouse once again the centerpiece of downtown as Mayor Gray unveils restored dome

Courthouse dome interior Feb. 8, 2018. (Photo by Amy Wallot) It has been closed to the public for 60 years, home to rusting heating and air conditioning equipment, an elevator shaft, peeling paint and deteriorating plaster. No more. Today, Mayor Jim Gray reopened the restored dome of Lexington’s Historic Courthouse. And it’s gorgeous. “The dome tops off a courthouse that once again will be a...

KHC conference recognizes activists, agencies for promoting affordable housing in Kentucky

Staff report   The 2013 Kentucky Affordable Housing Conference in Lexington honored several state leaders for achievements in the area of increasing housing options for Kentucky communities.   Mary Shearer received the Dorothy J. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award. Shearer is the executive director of Kentucky Habitat for Humanity which manages a host of affiliates statewide. Shearer began...