The team working on the planned library in Rouzan is asking the Metro Council to approve a contract for its preferred architectural design team, and hopes to start construction in early 2021.
Colleges and universities across Louisiana are dealing with the harsh financial realities of a pandemic while also charting a path into an uncertain future.
The neighborhood-based group that bought The Bluffs on Thompson Creek Golf & Conference Resort in St. Francisville has transferred the property back to its previous owner.
A 61-year-old panhandler was “unarmed and out of arm’s reach” of 24-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed him Saturday evening in the parking lot outside Trader Joe’s on Perkins Road.
Though it’s too early to determine the extent of the damage Hurricane Laura wreaked on the southwest Louisiana communities where it made landfall, the state’s petrochemical industry is well-prepared to weather massive storms and likely will emerge relatively unscathed, says David Dismukes, executive director at LSU Center for Energy Studies.
The Capital Region’s beleaguered hospitality industry is getting an unexpected boost from those fleeing the path of the approaching storm. Local hotels were nearing 100% occupancy this morning and were expected to be at full capacity by late today.
The Louisiana Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold a lower court ruling that disqualifies outgoing Metro Council member Tara Wicker from the Baton Rouge mayor’s race likely benefits incumbent Mayor Sharon Weston Broome more than any of the other six candidates in the crowded field, according to political experts.
We're emotionally cratering under the strain of a pandemic, a hurricane, social unrest and a presidential race, writes Editor Stephanie Riegel.
The questions facing this year's candidates for Baton Rouge mayor are the same as those who ran for the office in 2000. When will they be answered?