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]

Baton Rouge agency given funds for mental health

July 13, 2017 by  

The Humana Foundation recently awarded the Capital Area Human Services of Baton Rouge additional money to help in the treatment of people with issues related to mental health.

Jan Kasofsky, Ph.D., Executive Director of [Read more]

Baton Rouge transit system to undergo improvements

June 11, 2017 by  

Bill Deville, CEO of the Capital Area Transit System, (CATS) recently announced several initiatives designed to improve the bus system of Baton Rouge. [Read more]

Baton Rouge to host Spanish sailing cargo vessel

May 3, 2017 by  

El Galeon, a full-scale reconstruction of a Spanish galleon from the 16th Century, recently sailed into Baton Rouge and is currently residing at the USS KIDD Veteran Museum.

The ship is three masts tall and [Read more]

Community college awarded for environmental efforts

April 18, 2017 by  

The STEM Division of Baton Rouge Community College recently announced that it has received an Environmental Leadership Program Award from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.

The award was given to the [Read more]

Baton Rouge proposal to add more apartments in downtown

January 26, 2016 by  

The City of Baton Rouge Planning committee recently received a site plan for an apartment complex of 142 units to be built in the [Read more]

Baton Rouge hosts several holiday events

December 10, 2015 by  

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, also known as BREC, is bringing in the holidays with [Read more]

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