Baton Rouge airport hosts hurricane awareness tour

May 30, 2018 by  

As part of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, residents of Baton Rouge had the opportunity to get a close look at the aircraft that track hurricanes and meet with state and local responders, scientists, and specialists on hurricanes at [Read more]

Baton Rouge becomes home to new discount retailer

April 29, 2018 by  

A discount retailer of name brand inventory will be moving into the Capital Region of Louisiana.

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, based in [Read more]

New charter school to open in Baton Rouge

March 29, 2018 by  

A BASIS school in Baton Rouge is currently under construction, with a scheduled opening date of August of this year.

With its roots in [Read more]

East Baton Rouge elementary school to undergo reconstruction

February 7, 2018 by  

The School Board of East Baton Rouge is expected to approve the reconstruction of the Park Elementary School at its upcoming meeting.

The school will be [Read more]

Baton Rouge school bus fleet gets replenished

January 25, 2018 by  

Baton Rouge recently received nine new public-school buses powered by diesel, with nine more powered by propane scheduled to arrive within 60 to 90 days.

The East Baton Rouge Parish school system is [Read more]

New hub for water research opens in Baton Rouge

December 29, 2017 by  

The Center for Coastal and Deltaic Solutions was recently opened in the Baton Rouge Water Campus and will serve as a center for water research on the coast of Louisiana.

The building is [Read more]

Baton Rouge receives grant for affordable housing

November 19, 2017 by  

A group of officials and nonprofit leaders from the East Baton Rouge Parish recently announced that non-profit organizations in Baton Rouge can apply for grant money to help them in their efforts to [Read more]

Water management in Louisiana to be addressed at conference

October 22, 2017 by  

The Pennington Conference Center in Baton Rouge will be the host of the annual conference of the Environment and Health Council (E&HCL) of Louisiana next month. Water management and [Read more]

Baton Rouge to become home to climate-controlled self-storage facility

September 27, 2017 by  

A self-storage facility three-stories in height is in the planning stage to replace what was once a coffee shop in downtown Baton Rouge.

The property [Read more]

Louisiana bank expands to Baton Rouge through purchase

August 16, 2017 by  

BOJ Bancshares, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Highlands Bank in Jackson have recently been purchased by Investar Bank. The transaction is [Read more]

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