Sep 12 2019 Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines recently announced new seasonal weekly nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning Saturday, December 21, 2019. The airline will operate the flight using 143-seat Boeing 737 aircraft.

Sep 6 2019 Mayor announces $1 million allocated for continued aid to homeless individuals and families

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined with Metro Council members and community outreach representatives to announce the initiatives that will receive Louisville Metro Government funding to continue addressing the nee

Aug 29 2019 Mayor Fischer celebrates most successful SummerWorks season yet

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today joined SummerWorks staff, participants, employers, and supporters at the Heine Bros.

Aug 20 2019 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

WorldFest, the region’s largest international festival, returns to the Belvedere Labor Day weekend, marking its 17th year offering international food, music, crafts, culture, and education.

Aug 20 2019 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns on Labor Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion at the Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, September 2 as it returns for a 15th consecutive Labor Day at Waterfront Park. 

Aug 13 2019 Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service to Sarasota

Allegiant Air today announced new seasonal nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning Monday, November 25, 2019. Nonstop flights to Sarasota will be offered twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. The airline will operate the flight using an Airbus A320 with 186-seats.

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.  

Aug 2 2019 Middletown Library to reopen, reduced hours and employees

Following weeks of conversations with Metro Councilmembers and the City of Middletown about potential alternative sites for the Middletown Library, the Library announced today it would reopen the branch in its former location in the East Government Center in September, as soon as materials can be transferred and staff for the location can be hired.  

Jul 26 2019 Mayor Fischer announces Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring after nearly 50 years of public service

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring from Louisville Metro Government after serving the community for nearly 50 years.

Jul 25 2019 Massive growth planned at El Toro prompts move to NuLu

Three years after opening an expanded headquarters downtown, El Toro Internet Marketing LLC plans to move to larger offices in the NuLu neighborhood, adding 400 new jobs and investing $10.5 million.

Jul 18 2019 Mayor and other city officials urge residents to plan for extreme heat

In anticipation of a weekend of extreme heat, Louisville Metro Government is urging residents to take steps to ensure they are prepared to stay safe, cool and hydrated.

Jul 17 2019 Learn about community land trusts at two city-hosted events

Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), and LHOME invite affordable housing practitioners, developers, advocacy groups, and community residents to learn about community land trusts on Thursday, July 25.

Jun 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer's statement on the Metro Council budget approval

"Metro Council has approved a budget that reflects the difficult realities caused by our increasing state pension obligation. This increasing obligation is not the fault of Metro Council nor my office; however, when faced with the choice to raise revenue to prevent reductions in services to our citizens, Metro Council voted against new revenue.

"This budget is not what a thriving city like ours deserves, and it is not the budget that any of us want.

Jun 24 2019 Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library officially open new Northeast Regional

 Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located at 15 Bellevoir Circle off Ormsby Station Road in Lyndon.

Jun 14 2019 Mayor Fischer appoints Dwayne Clark as new Director of Louisville Metro Corrections

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he’s appointed Dwayne Clark as the new Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC).

Clark replaces Mark Bolton, who announced his retirement in May, after serving as jail director since 2008.