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How LSU’s social media team was just as successful as the football team

“Dominant” dripped off the tongues of commentators, radio hosts, reporters, fans and neutral spectators alike throughout LSU’s unprecedented 15-0 run this year. And every...

Is Baton Rouge too car-oriented? 

Over 75% of mayors in major U.S. cities say their cities are “too oriented toward cars,” according to a recent survey of 119 mayors...

Poor labor productivity, rising costs plagued McDermott before bankruptcy filing

Poor labor productivity and rising construction and subcontractor costs are said to be what triggered the cost overrun issues that were plaguing McDermott International...

Partisanship gives way to partying at Washington Mardi Gras

Last week’s party in New Orleans to celebrate LSU’s college football championship game continues this weekend in the nation’s capital with the annual Washington...

Report shows open data growth for Baton Rouge

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome released a second report this morning detailing the outcome of the city’s Open Data Policy in 2019.  Among the reports’ highlights: •...

Perkins Road property sold for nearly $5M

An Arkansas-based property investment firm has purchased land along Perkins Road for roughly $4.97 million this week.  Nephron Properties LLC purchased the property at 8200...

Dealer: Interest in electric vehicles ‘nearly nonexistent’ in Baton Rouge

Despite the growing number of electric car purchases statewide, one area seller says few people are buying ‘green’ vehicles in the Capital Region.  “Interest is...

Flu shots and Germ-X: How businesses cope with cold and flu outbreaks 

As this winter's flu outbreak intensifies, small business owners try to keep their companies from being overwhelmed by employee absences. At Gold Medal Wine Club...

Roundup: Lionel Rainey III / BRAC award / The value of talent

 House leadership: Louisiana Speaker of the House Clay Schexnayder has named conservative strategist Lionel Rainey III to his transition team. Rainey will serve as...

Baton Rouge foreclosure rise blamed on job losses 

The Baton Rouge metro area saw a 43% uptick in foreclosure starts last year, the largest spike recorded among the nation’s largest metro areas,...

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