Thousands Expected For Inauguration Events, Some Tickets Unavailable

The day begins with a breakfast, which will be followed by an interfaith prayer ceremony and the inauguration itself at 11. A parade will follow the swearing-in ceremony and a gala will be held in the evening. At least one thousand attendees are expected for each event except the gala, which will likely draw around 800 guests.

Crews Preparing Convention Center For Inauguration

The day will begin with a breakfast at 7:30 in exhibit hall 2-C. The hall will be decorated with set-pieces that look like various Louisville landmarks. On Thursday morning, Rebecca Baldwin watched crews assemble a replica of Metro Hall that she painted.

Abramson Says Transition Will Be Smooth, Anticipates Urban Services Extension

Since merger, Louisville’s way of managing services such as garbage collection has been a frequent target of criticism. But outgoing Mayor Jerry Abramson says service delivery could change, if Louisvillians decide they want it to. The Urban Services District is made up of the old City of Louisville. Residents of that area pay an extra […]

Fischer Announces Transition Team

Fischer’s transition team includes religious, business and civic leaders. Among them are the mayors of Middletown and Shively, Urban League president Ben Richmond, and Southwest Dream Team co-founder Vince Jarboe. The team will be led by outgoing State Representative and former Metro Council President Ron Weston.