City and county officials announced $23 million in federal pandemic relief money will be available for grants and events to help the tourism industry recover from the pandemic.
The deaths of a woman in her 60s and two men in their 70s announced Tuesday bring the total number of deaths during the pandemic to 306.
A new report from The Sentencing Project found one of every 58 Black residents in the state are in prison — a rate of nearly nine times that of white people. "Honestly, I wasn't surprised," said Sen. Terrell McKinney.
The deceased was a hospitalized woman in her 40s. She was unvaccinated.
County engineering staff will be available at 6 p.m. for questions and discussion at the Oct. 12 pubic hearing.
The City Council approved two new members to the Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission who will serve six-year terms.
The Lancaster County Board on Thursday hired the director of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice to lead the county's Youth Services Center, which has been without a permanent director since March.
Just over 37% of Lancaster County residents remain unvaccinated, but that includes children under age 12 who are not yet eligible for a COVID …
33-year-old Adam Schutte made his first appearance in Lancaster County Court on Tuesday, two days after sheriff's deputies and Raymond Fire and Rescue crews responded to his house near Waverly Road and U.S. 77.
Lancaster County reported another COVID-19 death Tuesday, an unvaccinated man in his 20s.
Increased property valuations across SCC's 15-county service area will bring in 6.5% more in local tax revenue this year, despite the college's Board of Governors voting to keep the tax levy flat.
City officials will release a draft of the 2050 Lincoln-Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan on Monday that emphasizes more housing in existing neighborhoods and new growth mostly to the east and south.
Commissioners unanimously passed a vaccine incentive policy for Lancaster County's nearly 900 employees: $200 for getting vaccinated and another $50 for getting the booster when its available.
"Ultimately, your honor, the state feels that if Mr. Loseman continues on the path that he has been with regard to his treatment, he's going to end up injuring himself and another person," the prosecutor said.
The city has negotiated with developers on several residential projects that use tax-increment financing to include several affordable housing units as part of their projects as a way to increase affordable housing in the city.
The city will buy more than 7,600 dead mice, rats, chicks and rabbits -- one of its weirdest annual purchases -- needed as meals for the Nature Center's snakes and birds of prey.
The high was still expected to hit 90 in Lincoln on Friday, which would be the fifth day in a row and 12th day so far in August.
The deaths were a man in his 30s and a man in his 70s, who were both unvaccinated and had been hospitalized, according to a news release.
Melvin Grimes is 54 years old, Black, 6 feet tall, 240 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is asked to contact local authorities or the Nebraska State Patrol.
One goal is to fill a longtime gap for young people whose mental health needs don’t rise to the level of emergency placement in Bryan Health's crisis center, but exceed the services available at emergency shelters, an official said.
Capt. Ryan Dale said that last year, the city had 76% more overdoses than the average of the previous five years. "As alarming as that was, we have now nearly matched 2020's overdose numbers in 2021," he said.
Russel Rucks Sr., 50, and Russel Rucks Jr., 28, were arrested at the apartment at 500 Surfside Drive on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, according to the Lincoln Police Department.