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Business First Bancshares acquires Houma-based Pedestal Bank 

Baton Rouge-based Business First Bancshares, the holding company for b1BANK, and Pedestal Bancshares today jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which...

Bridge Center selects Florida Boulevard site for mental health facility 

The Bridge Center board has selected the C Temple Commercial Building at 3455 Florida Blvd. as the site of its planned mental health facility.  The...

Manufacturers increase perks, bonuses to get new hires to relocate  

 Manufacturers are paying relocation costs and bonuses to move new hires across the country at a time of record-low unemployment and intense competition for...

Roundup: The Rock hypes LSU / Sawmill expansion / Football playoffs

Geaux Tigers! LSU this morning released a new hype video ahead of tonight’s CFP National Championship game narrated by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Johnson...

LSU cancels classes ahead of national championship game

The LSU Board of Supervisors at its meeting today voted unanimously to cancel classes at LSU’s Baton Rouge campus on Monday and Tuesday for...

News alert: Planning Director Frank Duke stepping down in March

Planning Director Frank Duke has notified members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Planning Commission that he will step down in March, after nearly...

Investar acquires second Alabama bank 

Baton Rouge-based Investar Holding Corporation, the holding company for Investar Bank, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cheaha Financial Group...

King Alexander leaving for Oregon State; ‘loved every minute being a part of LSU’

King Alexander, president and chancellor at LSU since 2013, was today named the new president at Oregon State University.

Walk-On’s to be featured on ‘Undercover Boss’ 

Walk-On’s announced today that founder and CEO Brandon Landry and co-owner New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be featured on the premiere episode...

OLOL Foundation names Ann Marie Marmande as new president

This morning, the Our Lady of the Lake Foundation announced Ann Marie Marmande will take the reins as its new president.  Most recently, Marmande served...

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