McLain's announced on Tuesday that it would open a new location near 23rd Street in early winter. The new location will have more parking space, a drive-thru and more space for the bakery.
Starting Friday, restaurants in Douglas County will be able to serve alcohol until 11 p.m. and close its premises by midnight.
Staff journalists from the Lawrence Journal-World unionize to advocate for fair pay and a larger role in decision making about news coverage of Douglas County.
All Douglas County businesses with a liquor license will be required to stop selling alcohol at 9 p.m. and close seating areas by 10 p.m. starting Friday, according to a new public health order.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health is asking individuals who recently attended Bullwinkles Bar to monitor for symptoms of the coronavirus.
Douglas County will be extending phase three of its reopening plan for an additional two weeks. The county was set originally to start a phase out by June 22, but extended after an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Prestige Hair Studio staff held a seminar that discussed how barbers and stylists can combat racial bias through a series of discussion questions and skits.
KU libraries and the Lawrence Public Library have instituted new procedures in response to the coronavirus pandemic in an attempt to reopen more services to the public.
Douglas County will require masks to be worn in all indoor public spaces beginning Wednesday, according to a release from Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.
St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal Church recently started a fundraiser to restore its stained glass windows. The fundraiser is led by local artists and longtime members of the church.
Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health announced it would be extending the third phase of its reopening plan for two additional weeks. Douglas County has seen a recent increase in COVID-19 cases.
Members of the Lawrence City Commission approved a temporary plan that would convert parking spaces on Massachusetts Street to give businesses more space for potential outdoor operation.
Douglas County will move into phase three of its reopening plan at 12:01 a.m. Monday. Bars, activities and other venues will be allowed to reopen, but with social distancing measures in place.
Restaurants and bars in Douglas County are ordered to close through the remainder of March in an attempt to limit gatherings of 10 or more people. The county health officer made the announcement Wednesday afternoon.