Local News

  • News Briefs: Oct. 29, 2010

    I 64 lane closures Monday through Thursday

    Lane closures are scheduled 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday as part of the road-widening project between the Jefferson/Shelby County line and Simpsonville.


     McConnell here for GOP rally Saturday

  • Rolling Ridge homeowners hire attorney to get answers

    Some homeowners of the Rolling Ridge development in Simpsonville have hired an attorney to secure documentation of how their homeowners association is spending the dues it collects and whether the association is even viable.

    About 25 to 35 residents gathered Tuesday at Simpsonville Christian Church for a meeting in which homeowners association president Bruce Irvin had been expected to deliver financial records and copies of the bylaws to residents,

  • EARLIER: Rolling Ridge homeowners: Give us statements, records

    Approximately 50 members of the Rolling Ridge Homeowners Association – including embattled president Bruce Irvin – turned out Thursday night for a meeting called by residents and not the people who say they form its board of directors.

    They gathered in the Simpsonville Gym under the direction of Ted Perkins, the resident who says that in 2008 he was elected president of the board but never allowed by Irvin to take control of the organization.

  • County announces prescription drug drop off

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  • Stowaway's expansion falls within new building guidelines.

    It appeared Stowaway, Inc., storage facility would be the first to test the new zoning overlay district on Mount Eden Road, but the facility won't need any fancier buildings.

    Stowaway, located on 7 Mile Pike and Mount Eden Road, does fall within in the overlay district that runs from U.S. 60 out Mount Eden Road to just south of the I-64 interchange, but the addition isn't large enough to require improvement.

  • Eaton Corp. levels the playing field in Simpsonville

    They’re trying to level the playing field in Simpsonville.

    With the help of the Eaton Corp., the athletic fields at the Simpsonville Community Center now are more level and, thus, more flexible.

  • EARLIER: Riled up on Rolling Ridge

    Angela Shinabery and some of her neighbors of the Rolling Ridge development in Simpsonville are looking for an answer to one basic question from their homeowners association: What happens with the dues we are required to pay each year?

  • News Briefs: Oct. 27, 2010

    Conway to visit Shelby Thursday

  • EARLIER: Simpsonville could ban parking on some streets

    Simpsonville Police Chief Scott Chappell has a problem with where vehicles are parked on some city streets, and he wants the city commission to do something about it.

    Chappell went before the commission earlier this month and requested that seven city streets be designated no parking between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

  • News Briefs: Oct. 22, 2010

     Kentucky’s unemployment at 10.1 percent

    Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in September 2010 from a revised 10 percent in August 2010, according to the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.