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Entrepreneur and philanthropist Henry Jackson, dies at 70

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Henry Jackson, dies at 70

Posted online 6/20/17 5:30p Last updated 7/3/17 12:02p KEY NEWSJOURNAL STAFF REPORT LEXINGTON, KY – Henry Jackson, CEO of Millennium Steel had a long-distinguished career as a national and Central Kentucky…

Local businesses, community organizations invited to Summer Youth Job Training Program breakfast

Local businesses, community organizations invited to Summer Youth Job Training Program breakfast

Posted Online March 9, 2017; Updated March 21, 2017 LEXINGTON -The Summer Youth Job Training Program will host an informational breakfast for local businesses and community-based organizations on Monday, March…

Celebrity Chef ”Big Shake” wants out of fake business deal

Celebrity Chef ”Big Shake” wants out of fake business deal

Originally Posted Online Feb. 10, 2017 at 8:01 a.m. Chef Shawn ‘’Big Shake’’ Davis says former Gov. John Y. Brown was used to lure him into a deal LEXINGTON, Ky…

Bracktown Academy Learning Center Closes After 10 years

Bracktown Academy Learning Center Closes After 10 years

By Patrice K. Muhammad The last day of operation for the Bracktown Academy Learning Center (BALC) was October 7, 2016. The day care and learning center, serving children up to…

Pastor of Imani Baptist Fights Back from the Brink of Foreclosure

Pastor of Imani Baptist Fights Back from the Brink of Foreclosure

By Patrice K. Muhammad Posted online June 4, 2016 12:30 p.m. At a time when home foreclosure rates are declining, church foreclosure rates have increased steadily for many years and…

Minority Business Liaison for Lexington’s Division of Purchasing Leaving for New Post

Minority Business Liaison for Lexington’s Division of Purchasing Leaving for New Post

Originally posted online July 8, 2015 11:08 a.m.  Last updated: July 8, 2015 12:20 p.m. Marilyn Clark, the minority business liaison within the division of purchasing for Lexington Fayette Urban…

Senate Renews African Commerce Agreement

Senate Renews African Commerce Agreement

"Africa accounts for only three percent of world trade and a small amount of US trade. Yet Africa is a place where everyone wants to establish trade and economic relationships,"…

Lyric Theatre Project Nets Black Business About $150,000

Lyric Theatre Project Nets Black Business About $150,000

Marilyn Clark, Minority Business Enterprise Liaison, who has been working to improve the minority participation numbers, continues to look for minority contractors to register with the city to get bid…