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Editor’s note: The following article contains some graphic information. The News-Graphic also does not include any identifying info about victims of sexual assault.

The long awaited Main Street paving project in the downtown area began July 7 and is now well under way. The $2 million state project includes about three miles of U.S. 460, beginning near Fat Kat’s pizza restaurant and ends at Paynes Depot Road. Portions of U.S. 62, Cynthiana Road and Georg…

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Representative Phillip Pratt and Senator Damon Thayer were recognized as 2021 Partners for Commonsense Justice during a ceremony at Georgetown Community Hospital on Thursday. The award “recognizes state legislators who went above and beyond in Frankfort to protect small businesses, healthcar…

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Georgetown took a step closer to privatizing its city garbage collection during its meeting Monday as deadlines regarding Central Kentucky Landfill loom.

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Georgetown police characterized Creekside Elementary student Alex Aguilar as a hero for his efforts to help police find a missing elderly woman.

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Scott County’s revised Solid Waste Management Plan should have never been approved by the state’s Energy and Environmental Cabinet and should be rescinded pending a full review, states an opinion released last week by an environmental administration hearing officer.

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Scott County Schools hosted a meet and greet for Superintendent-Elect Billy Parker Thursday, July 8 at Elkhorn Crossing School for members of the community. Above, Parker and his wife, Lerin, who is a teacher at Western Elementary School, speak with Liz Yandell, principal of Western, and Apr…

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Walking into the lower level of the First Presbyterian Church next to the AMEN House, racks and racks of clothing fill the spaces as volunteers sort through the donations. 

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STAMPING GROUND — Josh Cook, chief of Stamping Ground Fire Department, recognized five members of the department for their efforts in a medical emergency at Tuesday night’s Stamping Ground City Commission meeting.

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DUPONT, Ind. — A Georgetown man was killed in an attempted home invasion involving members of two motorcycle clubs in Jefferson County, Ind. last week, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office. 

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The Scott County Kiwanis Club will host the Scott County/Georgetown Fourth of July Parade on July 3 at 11 a.m. in downtown Georgetown. The theme for the parade is “Celebrating Women’s Contributions to America”. 

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The former Royal Spring Middle School substitute teacher accused of raping a 15-year-old student pleaded not guilty and waived a formal arraignment in Scott County Circuit Court on Monday.

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and Scott County has several celebrations planned for the holiday weekend.

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The sold-out crowd gave Lexington-based supergroup Exile multiple standing ovations while others danced nearby as the Troubadour’s Cardome Concert Series nears its end.