Dr. Deborah Birx, with the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, held a round table discussion with LSU officials and Gov. John Bel Edwards at the university’s campus in Baton Rouge Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, Sept. 17 he altered his Phase 3 order to allow the on-site sale and consumption of alcohol until 11 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, and bars in parishes that are eligible to opt in to reopen bars.
Officials with Ascension Parish Public Schools say the school district will begin transitioning into Phase 3 of reopening using guidelines from the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE).
A day after LSU football head coach Ed Orgeron revealed “most” of his players tested positive for COVID-19 at some point, Athletic Director Scott Woodward says the coach was being “a bit too transparent."
While the state has slowly been able to open up and get back to lives that have some semblance of normalcy, our parents and grandparents living in nursing homes and retirement communities are still largely isolated and cut off from loved ones.
LSU Interim President Tom Galligan and other top university officials held a virtual news conference about the number of cases of COVID-19 on campus and how the school is working to mitigate the spread of the virus.
Since the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) launched to help businesses pay their employees to prevent great losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some people have of course tried to exploit the program and defraud the federal government of money.
LSU head coach Ed Orgeron had lots of good things to say about the Tiger defense under new coordinator Bo Pelini and several other topics during a Zoom conference with sports journalists on Tuesday, September 15.
The annual Business Report’s celebration of the 2020 Top 100 Private Companies will be virtual this year due to the pandemic and for the first time WAFB will livestream the keynote speaker for all to see.
Governor John Bel Edwards warned residents of southeast Louisiana to take the threat of Hurricane Sally seriously during a news conference Monday, Sept. 14, even though the storm’s track had shifted to the east.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) announced on Friday, Sept. 11 that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has notified all agencies that the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) grant (the additional $300 per week payment) ends with the week ending September 5.
Livingston Parish Public School Superintendent Joe Murphy announced today (Sept. 11) that the district will implement a four-day, phased approach to move to its Phase 3 School Attendance Plan, which allows for all students in grades Pre-K to 12 to receive face-to-face instruction five days per week
The Zachary School District announced Thursday, Sept. 10 that as the state moves into Phase 3, school officials are working to transition from a hybrid learning model to traditional, in-person classes for 7th through 12th graders.
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Thursday, Sept. 10 that while she’s pleased with the progress the city-parish has made in recent weeks, the face mask mandate will remain in place throughout Phase 3.
The day after lots of excitement in the world of Louisiana high school football, there has been another casualty of COVID-19, as the season-opener Silliman planned to play at Oak Forest on Friday, Sept. 11, has been canceled.
Dr. Joseph Grizzaffi, a child adolescent psychiatrist at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, wants to make sure parents are able to recognize anxiety in children as we go through so many changes this year.
Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opens for three weeks, beginning at 8 a.m. September 8.