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Ready Shield Solutions ready for business in old Holsum Bread factory

Ready Shield Solutions, a new company that has been quietly redeveloping the old Cotton’s Holsum Bread Bakery on Choctaw Drive into a housing manufacturing...

State, city, LSU, BREC get behind $50+M plan to restore, enhance Baton Rouge lakes

Gov. John Bel Edwards today unveiled the broad outlines of a plan to fund the restoration and enhancement of the six-lake system that runs...

Executive Spotlight: Lamar Advertising Company’s Jay Johnson 

Jay Johnson officially stepped into his role as chief financial officer of Lamar Advertising Company on Oct.1, four months after being appointed to the...

These 18 Louisiana towns may be on financial life support

The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office has added to its website a list of 18 “fiscally distressed municipalities” that may not be able to continue...

Roundup: Plans for Hard Rock hotel / Satellite internet / Consumer price index 

Controlled demo: A month ago, the under-construction Hard Rock hotel in New Orleans’ French Quarter partially collapsed, killing three and injuring dozens. Now, The...

Judge orders anti-Edwards ad down in Louisiana governor race

A New Orleans judge ordered Republican groups to remove their TV attack ad against Gov. John Bel Edwards from the air Wednesday after a...

Planners at Smart Growth Summit discuss effects of climate change

People might not like to talk about climate change, but it’s real, it’s here and communities need to start planning for it—especially in south...

St. George joins the get-out-the-vote effort

St. George organizers may not be officially endorsing any candidates in the upcoming runoff election, but, while encouraging residents to go to the polls...

DDD approves $761k budget for 2020

The Downtown Development District Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the agency’s 2020 budget at its meeting this morning, which at $761,320 is slightly less...

More United Plaza buildings seek annexation into Baton Rouge city limits

The owners of five more office buildings on United Plaza Boulevard are seeking annexation into the city of Baton Rouge. Attorney Charles Landry filed an...

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