With the potential of heavy rainfall due to the disturbed weather in the southern Gulf of Mexico that could move toward the Louisiana coast, some parishes have sand and sandbags available for those worried about flooding.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber announced Wednesday, June 16, the online retail giant Amazon will be opening a new fulfillment center at the former site of the Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge.
Sexual misconduct claims against Keith Cunningham could go to trial, a Louisiana attorney hopes. A court filing details employee allegations that Cunningham made sexual advances toward a woman under his leadership.
A lot of weather attention is on Invest 92-L and rightfully so. Invest 92-L is expected to become a tropical depression by as early as tomorrow as it finally begins its northerly push towards the Central Gulf Coast Region.
Even as unemployment claims continue to drop and more people look for jobs, businesses are still struggling to get people on the payroll. According to BRAC, there are more than 33,000 job openings in the Capital Region.
“This building is incredibly important to New Orleans economy to the hospitality industry and to our residents itself so we want every world-class event that’s looking for a home to consider the superdome in its selection process its good for the city its good for the building it’s good for the team,” said Martindale.
Neighbors on Lila Street in Baton Rouge say they are tired of living in a dump, with garbage overflowing and large potholes all over the road. Collection trucks from Republic Services can’t drive down the street to pick up the trash.
Gov. John Bel Edwards is looking closely at a bill that would allow most people to be able to carry their firearms concealed without taking a training course but the bill’s chances of being signed into law are looking slim-to-none.
District Attorney Hillar Moore said his office will “look at any and all information that’s out there” related to the 2013 death of Dontrunner “Trun” Robinson during a raid by Baton Rouge Police Department narcotics detectives.
Our primary focus in the days ahead will be an area of disturbed weather in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The NHC gives it an 80% chance of developing as of the 1 9.m. Tuesday outlook but the primary threat to the northern Gulf Coast appears to be heavy rainfall.
Calcasieu Human Services Director Tarek Polite says those who qualify can get a discount on broadband of up to $50 a month and a one-time discount of up to $100 to buy a computer if they apply. There’s also a $75 discount for households on qualifying tribal lands.