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The man shot by a Georgetown police officer during an alleged carjacking incident at McDonald’s on Connector Road has died. He was originally taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased, stated a Kentucky State Police news release.

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The Kentucky State Police and its Critical Response Team have taken over the investigation of a shooting Friday morning involving a Georgetown police officer.

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WEDCO Health District has been notified that it will receive no COVID vaccines for the week of Jan. 18-22.

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Beginning Nov. 30, all schools in the Scott County school system will hold virtual classes for the remainder of the calendar year.“In-person classes will cease in all Scott County schools, K-12, at least until Jan. 6 of the new year, and we will be going to virtual classes,” said Superintend…

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A motorcyclist was killed and his female rider is in critical condition following a collision Tuesday night on Cherry Blossom Way, said police.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of scheduled changes for Hemingway Place. The changes are necessary for the ongoing project to progress.

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UPDATE: An 11-year-old boy was among the two fatalities yesterday in a seven-car pileup on I-64.Brody Banek, 11, of South Bend, Ind. and his aunt Donna Banek, 48 of Lexington died when they slowed down for another accident ahead and were struck from behind by a box truck driven by Evan M. Ba…

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Georgetown Police responded to a home invasion Wednesday on Old Lemons Mill Road, according to the police department Facebook page. 

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Miranda Florence, a former Georgetown resident, knew she wanted to help those affected by COVID-19 in New York City when she heard how hard they were getting hit with the virus.

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Georgetown is expected to fall some $2 million short of its projected 2019-20 revenue budget due to fallout from the pandemic shutdown. In addition, city’s reserves are anticipated to drop some $3.1 million.

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COVID-19 testing will be available by appointment starting this Saturday, said Dr. Crystal Miller, WEDCO public health director.

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LEXINGTON – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of intersection improvements scheduled for Scott County. The project was awarded to Nally & Gibson Georgetown LLC DBA for $965,567.41. The project is located along McClelland Circle/US 62 between milepoints 5.943 &a…

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LEXINGTON – For several years, Georgetown resident and UK HealthCare paramedic Zack Gregory has spent much of his time honing his 3D printing and fabrication skills through his cosplay business, Brokkr’s Armory. Now a first-year physician assistant student in the University of Kentucky Colle…

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The students wanted it all for graduation, and as best they could, principals Meocha Williams of Scott County, Joy Lusby of Great Crossing high schools and Laura Rice of Phoenix Horizon did just that, said Superintendent Dr. Kevin Hub.

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Some of Scott County’s community leaders have come together to start a Scott County Community Relief Fund in response to COVID-19. 

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing (TMMK) Kentucky has postponed its restart from May 4 to May 11 following a review of its supplier and logistics network.“As previously stated, Toyota intends to gradually resume its manufacturing operations in compliance with federal health and safety guidelines an…

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Lights whirled on the fire truck as it passed Wyatt Ricketts’ house Wednesday. There was no emergency outside, just a boy celebrating his fifth birthday in the middle of a pandemic.