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Baton Rouge businesses anxiously await new phase three specifics

Business owners and many conservative elected officials are praising Gov. John Bel Edwards’ announcement that the state will move to phase three.

Virus roundup … 

• The Louisiana Department of Health is reporting 499 new COVID-19 cases today. There were also 21 additional deaths. Hospitalizations fell by 20, to...

Roundup: Coroner’s office report / Female CEO first / US mortgage rates 

Deadly year: There have been more deaths in East Baton Rouge Parish so far this year than in 2019, and the spike is not...

GOP’s slimmed-down virus bill scuttled by Senate Democrats

Senate Democrats scuttled a scaled-back GOP coronavirus rescue package today, saying the measure shortchanges too many pressing needs as the pandemic continues its assault...

LSU AgCenter Food Incubator sees production surge, adds eight tenants

The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator is seeing about triple its normal booking activity and recently added eight tenants to its facilities.

2020 LSU 100, Roaring 10 lists released 

Coffee roasters, a local baseball bat manufacturer and multiple engineering firms are on this year’s LSU 100 Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses list.  LSU 100, a...

Edwards under pressure as political leaders push for phase three reopening

Gov. John Bel Edwards is under increasing pressure from conservative political leaders and business owners to allow at least some regions of the state...

With LSU tailgating ban, Baton Rouge caterers brace for ‘devastating’ Q4

Local caterers are preparing for a major dent in business this fall after LSU banned all on-campus tailgating for the 2020 football season.

BREW 2020 going virtual

Like many other festivals and events, this year’s Baton Rouge Entrepreneur Week will be virtual, Research Park Corp. President and CEO Genevieve Silverman tells...

Virus roundup …

• Recognizing the challenges local businesses continue to face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Baton Rouge Parish has partnered with the...

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