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Planning Commission to consider Lakes at Legacy subdivision, Metrailer family property

Plans for a controversial subdivision at the former Sherwood Forest Country Club golf course are set to go before the Planning Commission Monday evening.  According...

Not switching jobs is keeping pay growth low 

Staying in a job may be what’s preventing employees from seeing real wage growth.  At a time when low unemployment and a tight job market...

Piccadilly prototype restaurant to open next month  

Piccadilly Restaurants will open its new full-service restaurant in Denham Springs’ Juban Crossing shopping center on Dec. 11, the company announced today.  The location will...

No resolution in sight for controversial $10k Baton Rouge land sale

A two-year legal battle in which the city-parish filed suit to rescind a controversial $10,000 land sale of a prominent corner lot in Baton...

[Promotion] Giving Guide: A simple way to give

In the midst of planning the Thanksgiving pies and ordering Christmas presents, it’s also that time of year to support those who are less...

Louisiana seeks federal dollars for $258M fisheries disaster

Efforts to prevent flooding this year caused Louisiana’s fishing industry to lose about $258 million, according to state estimates announced last week.   The federal government...

Roundup: Gulf Coast elections / Startups turning to cash / Fewer foreign students 

What’s next: Louisiana is unique in many ways, but the outcome of the 2019 gubernatorial election underscores how the state is one of a...

East Baton Rouge Parish went for Edwards but Rispone carried St. George

Though Gov. John Bel Edwards carried East Baton Rouge Parish in Saturday’s runoff election by a roughly two-to-one margin—besting challenger Eddie Rispone 66% to...

Roundup: Concert series / US retail sales up / Industrial production slows   

Contest: Baton Rouge has been nominated for the Levitt AMP grant, which would bring a free live music concert series to Howell Community Park....

Another effort to establish Baton Rouge angel network underway

After years of struggling to form an angel investor network in the Baton Rouge region, a newly-formed group is giving it another try. The group,...

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