The Newport Aquarium turns 20 next year and to celebrate, the attraction announced a new experience: Jim Henson's Splash and Bubbles Reeftown Adventure.
Five people are running for two seats on the Newport Board of Education, including two incumbents.
Newport Aquarium is among 22 across the country working to eliminate plastic straws.
The candidates for state representative in House District 67 faced off in a debate this week. The event was hosted by the Northern Kentucky Tribune.
The Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office announced nine grants totaling nearly $100,000 for projects across the state.
Newport Independent Schools has launched a full-day preschool that is funded with a two-year, $150,000 Kentucky Department of Education grant.
The Newport city commission will hold a special meeting on Monday afternoon to approve the issuance of $200 million in industrial revenue bonds for the purchase and redevelopment of Newport on the
Five streets in Newport are slated to be resurfaced by the end of the year, the city announced.
Eaton Asphalt won the bid to do the work.
The following streets will be resurfaced:
The last piece of the years-long Kentucky Route 9 extension project through Newport is completed.
The road is now open to the public.
Governor Matt Bevin will make two stops in Campbell County on Wednesday.
The two large, empty commercial spaces at Newport Plaza II, where Kmart once operated, will soon be occupied by retail giants Burlington and Ross.
But that's not all.
The new Robert Reford film The Old Man & the Gun excited local fans last year as the Hollywood legend and the star-studded cast shot scenes in Covington and Newport.
This fall's Beyond the Curb tour was a celebration of five Northern Kentucky river cities and the new and new-again homes and businesses that define their urban renaissance.
The Newport Board of Education voted to accept a team from the Kentucky Department of Education to serve as a turnaround team and to conduct an audit of the district's efforts.