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Douglass Park centennial celebration kicks off with beautification project: planting 100 trees

  Mayor Jim Gray, left, Michael Haskins of the Georgetown Street Neighborhood Association, 2nd District Council member Shevawn Akers and 1st District Council member James Brown plant a tree in front of the O’Rear Community Center at Douglass Park. A beautification event is set for Oct. 23-24 and will kick off a year of events surrounding the park’s 100th birthday in 2016. (Photo provided)   Community...

'Love Your Neighborhood' event part of effort to renew focus on public safety in Lexington

“We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” is a dual effort of Lexington Police and Lexington Habitat for Humanity. (Photo provided)   As part of the Lexington Police Department’s concentrated efforts to increase safety in the community, they are joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a “We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” event in the Georgetown Street area Thursday,...

‘Love Your Neighborhood’ event part of effort to renew focus on public safety in Lexington

“We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” is a dual effort of Lexington Police and Lexington Habitat for Humanity. (Photo provided)   As part of the Lexington Police Department’s concentrated efforts to increase safety in the community, they are joining Lexington Habitat for Humanity in a “We Care – Love Your Neighborhood” event in the Georgetown Street area Thursday,...