Parks Project Gets $10 Million Commitment

The Parklands of Floyds Fork project will receive $10 million over the next five years from state government. The non-profit overseeing the project,
says government and private donations now total more than $100 million, and the public phase of its fundraising campaign is still ahead.

Dometic Corporation Moving HQ To Louisville

An Elkhart, Indiana company has announced it will move its North and South American headquarters to Louisville, creating nearly 100 new jobs. Dometic Corporation makes refrigeration units, climate control systems and other products for the RV, maritime and medical industries. Company President Doug Whyte (pictured) says Dometic has outgrown its current home. “Because we’re more… Continue reading Dometic Corporation Moving HQ To Louisville

White Awaiting Word On Atlanta Job

Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White is still awaiting word on whether he’ll be hired as the next chief of the Atlanta Police Department. White is one of three finalists for the job. All of them took part in a town meeting in Atlanta two weeks ago as part of the application process. “I had… Continue reading White Awaiting Word On Atlanta Job

Abramson Unveils Budget Proposal

By Gabe Bullard Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson’s budget for the next fiscal year is the latest in a series of lean spending plans.   He introduced the spending plan to the Metro Council Thursday afternoon. With a less than one percent projected increase in revenue, the budget continues the cuts made over the last two years,… Continue reading Abramson Unveils Budget Proposal

Mayor: City/State Prepared Strong Bid For Utilities

By Rick Howlett Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says the city and state put together a competitive bid package for Kentucky’s two major utiltity companies but the process hit a snag several days ago. Instead, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities will be purchased by Pennsylvania-based PPL Corporation for $6.7 billion, it was announced… Continue reading Mayor: City/State Prepared Strong Bid For Utilities

Luallan Discusses Metro Audit With Council Members

Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson’s administration says its moving swiftly to implement recommendations included in a state audit of Metro Government finances released last month. The announcment coincided Monday with Auditor Crit Luallan’s appearance before two Metro Council committees to discuss her yearly report. The audit found dozens of problems with various accounting practices, including the… Continue reading Luallan Discusses Metro Audit With Council Members

White Among Finalists For Dallas Police Chief

By Rick Howlett Louisville Metro Police Chief Robert White is one of six finalists for the chief’s job at the Dallas Police Department. White is one of three people from outside the Dallas department under consideration along with police chiefs from San Jose, California and Austin, Texas. The three other finalists are assistants to Dallas… Continue reading White Among Finalists For Dallas Police Chief