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Four lawsuits challenging seven candidates: Is this a trend for Baton Rouge politics?

There was no question the current political season would be unusual, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the challenges it poses to fundraising and...

After finding workplace testing niche, Relief Telemed looks for school partnerships

Relief Telemed, the 1-year-old local telemedicine startup that, over the past 60 days, has tested more than 3,000 employees in south Louisiana, is turning...

BRAC’s economic indicators show consumer spending near pre-pandemic levels

Consumer spending had normalized in the Capital Region to near pre-pandemic levels in the weeks running up to the expiration of federal unemployment enhancement,...

Virus roundup … 

• The cost of groceries has been rising at the fastest pace in decades since the coronavirus pandemic seized the U.S. economy, leading to...

Roundup: LSU award / US hiring / Facebook Reels 

Compost: LSU has been awarded the 2020 Sustainability Innovation Award from the APPA, previously known as the Association of Physical Plant Administrators, for its...

Baton Rouge’s Black business leaders talk about the need for equity

Since moving to Baton Rouge from his native New York in 1977, business development consultant Warren Birkett has seen a lot of initiatives designed...

Judge to hear legal challenge of Louisiana virus regulations 

Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is readying this morning to defend Louisiana's statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions enacted to combat the coronavirus outbreak,...

Baton Rouge government avoids massive cuts for now, thanks to CARES Act, belt tightening 

As the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic deepens, city-parish government is tightening its belt, though federal relief money has so far prevented widespread...

City Group acquires Beausoleil

City Group Hospitality has acquired Beausoleil Restaurant & Bar, a contemporary Louisiana-style eatery in Bocage.  The hospitality group announced the acquisition from the Juban Restaurant...

Ochsner continues work on Baton Rouge expansion projects

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation filed advanced notices last week to Louisiana Economic Development regarding several projects in the works across the Capital Region.  The foundation...

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