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Tullamore residents concerned about planned biodigester plant near Watts park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 — Residents in Bardstown’s Tullamore neighborhood attended Tuesday night’s Nelson Fiscal Court meeting to express their concerns over a proposed anaerobic biodigester facility that will be used to turn distillery slop into biogas, a form of methane, carbon dioxide, and other products. The […]

January 18th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics | Read More »

Nelson County garbage routes being run with a one-day delay

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 — Nelson County garbage collection crews began running Monday’s collection routes at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. Due to hazardous roads, some garbage routes will not be run. Also, due to the extreme cold, some garbage may be frozen in cans and dumpsters and may […]

January 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News | Read More »

Kim Huston announces April retirement as chief of economic development efforts

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024 — After nearly 30 years working in local economic development, Kim Huston, president of the Nelson County Economic Development Agency and the Bardstown Industrial Development Corporation announced Thursday her plan to retire Thursday, April 11, 2024. In her role as head of economic development and […]

January 11th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

County OKs ARPA funds to expand water, internet, intersection lighting projects

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court laid out ambitious goals for the New Year at its first meeting of the year Tuesday morning. Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins and Nelson Fiscal Court reviewed plans for using the county’s ARPA funds to assist with getting more city water […]

January 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

County judge: December was a busy ending for 2023, preparing for 2024

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 — With a new year comes the reflection of the previous year and the goals for the upcoming year. In the next few weeks, I will be issuing a full run-down of Nelson County government for 2023. But first, I wanted to wait until mid-January so […]

January 1st, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion | Read More »

Fiscal court votes down Luxco’s proposed Botland warehouse complex

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023 — After more than 15 minutes of discussion among the magistrates, the members of Nelson Fiscal Court voted 3-2 to deny Luxrow Inc.’s application to build distilled spirits warehouses on 182 acres of land in the Botland community. The decision came after the […]

December 20th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,County government,Historic | Read More »

Nelson County Judge-Executive Tim Hutchins provides Holiday season update

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023 — With the Christmas season upon us, the beauty of our county is everywhere. Between twinkling lights, seasonal inflatables, being with friends and family, Christmas trees, and colder temperatures, the signs of the Holidays are all around us. However, we should remember the reason for the […]

December 17th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Holidays,News | Read More »

Magistrates delay decision on Luxco’s Botland bourbon warehouse project

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 — Nelson Fiscal Court conducted public hearing Monday night regarding Luxco Inc.’s application to build whiskey warehouses on 182 acres of land in Botland community but delayed taking final action. After hearing testimony and public comments for just over 90 minutes, the magistrates […]

December 12th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Public Record | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Dec. 5,, 2023 — Video of the Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, meeting of Nelson Fiscal Court. -30- Please follow and like us:

December 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,Video | Read More »

Update: County employee health plans won’t be dropped by Baptist Health

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 — According to new information provided by Judge Executive Tim Hutchins, the dispute between Baptist Health and United Healthcare insurance will not affect Baptist Health’s acceptance of the county employee’s health insurance. County employees can rest assured their health insurance plans will still […]

December 5th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News | Read More »

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