Neighborhood News

Center Point Church of Lexington is relocating its East Campus from N. Locust Hill Drive to Old Todds Road in Fall of 2018.


The Grand Tour of Homes is July 20-22 and July 27-29. Grand Tour of Homes is a self-guided home tour, where anyone can visit new constructed homes and builders and/or representatives are on hand at each property to answer questions about the projects. There are 12 homes in this year’s tour that are located in our neighborhood. Neighborhoods included are Greenbrier, Polo Club Boulevard, Summerfield, and Tuscany.


Hamburg is getting a new elementary school. The school is at 4801 Athens Boonesboro Rd., and plans to open in the fall of 2019 with a capacity of 750 students. It will pull students from Garrett Morgan, Athens-Chilesburg, and possibly Squires Elementary. The goals are to rezone 550 to 600 students, accommodate all elementary students within a mile of the school, implement a grandfathering plan to accommodate rising fifth-graders, and address anticipated growth on the East/Southeast side of Lexington. The School Zoning Committee is holding a community forum on July 24.


On July 5 through 7 My Favorite Things is hosting their Annual Scratch and Dent Tent Sale. Browse furniture, artwork, rugs, pillows and lamps at up to 80% off. Inside the store they will have sale tables with 80% off special items as well as 25% off regular home décor and gifts.


On June 21, Patricia VanHoose of Ewing, KY was announced as the winner of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house. The home is located in Hamburg.


According to public records, the new construction in front of the Hamburg Lowe’s is going to be Time To Shine Car Wash. This is the second Lexington location of Time To Shine Car Wash.


The annual Dads and Grads car show was at Valvoline HQ in Hamburg on June 16.


The Hamburg YMCA held a Dedication Ceremony for its new Outdoor Pavilion. The new 4,000-square-foot outdoor pavilion was built to provide shelter and shade to YMCA summer camp participants. Several summer campers gave a performance of their hit camp song “Going on a Lion Hunt” at the ceremony. Everyone in attendance sang and danced along with the campers.


This article also appears on page 6 and 7 of the July 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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