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Cal Turner Jr. will discuss ‘My Father’s Business,’ Dollar General, at Commerce Lex’s Spotlight event

Author Cal Turner Jr. will be special guest at Commerce Lexington’s Spotlight Series on Friday, 8-10 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. Turner will discuss his latest book entitled My Father’s Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General Into a Billion-Dollar Company.  In the book, he shares his extraordinary life as heir to the company founded by his father, covering his...

Kentucky Book Fair anchors week-long literary festival; more than 180 authors highlight iconic event

Kentucky Humanities will present the 37th annual Kentucky Book Fair on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Once held as a two-day event in Frankfort, the Kentucky Book Fair has found a new home in Lexington and expanded to a week-long festival (Nov. 12-17) with literary events for readers of all ages. The Kentucky Book Festival gives readers...