Nov 5 2014 Louisville Unemployment Rate at Six-Year Low

September jobless improvement outpaced most competitor cities 

Nov 5 2014 Aperture Credentialing to Expand in Louisville

Healthcare business will grow by 30 jobs

Nov 5 2014 Major State Grant Allows New South Central Regional Library to Move Forward

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the new South Central Regional Library in Okolona will be able to start construction within a year thanks in part to a major grant announced today.

Nov 3 2014 Neighborhood Place Partners offer multiple opportunities in November

Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free events and workshops to help with your health, home and family in November including a free stop smoking series, multiple energy management workshops, a supermarket tour to learn cost-saving tips as well as opportunities to meet with the Legal Aid Society. To learn more about these services, including reservations requirements and contact info, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event.

Oct 31 2014 Howl-O-Ween Adoption Special

Celebrate “Howl-O-Ween” with the Kentucky Humane Society and Louisville Metro Animal Services by adopting a pet. The two agencies are joining together to offer “spook-tacular” savings: adoption fees are just $10 for cats and $31 for dogs age five months and older Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 29–Nov. 1.


Oct 31 2014 METCO Approves Loans to Two West Louisville Small Businesses

Loans will help improve physical structures and company expansion.

Oct 30 2014 Public Health and Wellness Adds More Classes to Help Smokers Quit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (October 30, 2014) The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness has added more classes to help smokers break the tobacco habit.  Classes use the Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking.  The 13-week program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum.

Oct 30 2014 Louisville Metro Releases First Open Data Report

Louisville Metro Government has put 71 new datasets online in the past year, bringing the total to 107, a 197% increase, according to the city’s first annual Open Data Report.

Oct 30 2014 Councilwoman Attica Scott to honor the life and legacy of the late Rev. Joseph Ronald Sams this Sunday

Councilwoman Attica Scott (D-1) will join the congregation of the New Covenant Baptist Church for a very special tribute to honor the life and legacy of the Reverend Joseph Ronald Sams this Sunday, November 2nd.

Oct 30 2014 Code Louisville to Expand Training for Technology Jobs With $2.9 Million Federal Grant

Training will be available to 13 counties in Kentucky, Southern Indiana

Free training to prepare people for a rising number of computer software coding jobs will be expanded by a new $2.9 million federal grant, Mayor Greg Fischer and Congressman John Yarmuth announced today.

Oct 30 2014 Councilwoman Hamilton asks for volunteers to help Brightside plant new trees near Chickasaw Park

Councilwoman Cheri Bryant Hamilton is looking for volunteers in District 5 who would like to help enhance the beauty in the Chickasaw Neighborhood surrounding Chickasaw Park by taking part in tree planting on Saturday, November 8th.

Oct 29 2014 The next District 12 “Coffee with your Councilman” set for Saturday, November 1st

Councilman Rick Blackwell will host the last “Coffee with your Councilman” in 2014 for District 12 on Saturday, November 1st. The event is a chance for residents to meet with their Councilman.  

Oct 28 2014 Woolridge and Scott encourage residents to attend first of the “Quiet Zone” meetings on November 3rd

Residents who live along the Wilson Street / Cypress Street Corridor are invited to the first in a series of community meetings to discuss the establishment of a “Quiet Zone” for the area.

Oct 28 2014 Councilwoman Fowler announces FREE Junk Drop Off Day at Sun Valley Park!

It is an opportunity to clean out the garage or the basement of the old broken down couch and chairs or the refrigerator that has been unplugged and pushed into a corner.  Councilwoman Cindi Fowler (D-14) is providing a FREE local Junk Drop-off opportunity to the residents of Southwest Louisville using Neighborhood Development Funds. 

Oct 28 2014 Low Income Heating Assistance Program Begins Nov. 3

The annual program that helps low income residents of Louisville with their utility bills begins Nov. 3. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is a federally funded program operated by Community Action Partnership, part of Louisville Metro Community Services. The Subsidy Phase of LIHEAP will run this year from Nov. 3 through Dec. 11.