Entrepreneur: Chavanne Cazayoux Debetaz

Photography by Brian Baiamonte COMPANY Cazayoux Creative POSITION Founder and CEO WHAT THEY DO Traditional and online marketing, specializing in copywriting NEXT GOALS Expand client base WORLD OF WORDS Chavanne Cazayoux Debataz has always had a way with words. Growing up, she spent her...

Baton Rouge General Mid City likely site for Bridge Center

The mental health diversion center approved by voters Dec. 8 is tentatively slated to be located in vacant space at the Baton Rouge General Mid City campus. But officials with the nonprofit organization that...

MovEBR’s top priority: hiring program manager

A timeline is beginning to take shape for the MovEBR roads tax plan approved by voters on Saturday, and the first objective will be hiring a program manager. A Request for Qualifications has been drafted...

Water Institute studying how to protect Baton Rouge water

The Water Institute of the Gulf is in the early stages of a study that will devise 50-year sustainable solutions for preventing saltwater intrusion into the Southern Hills Aquifer, a critical Baton Rouge-area water...

Baton Rouge mail carriers fired for dumping mail; federal probe underway

The U.S. Postal Service is investigating ongoing problems with mail service at the southeast postal station on Bennington Avenue, including mail carriers discarding residents’ mail in trash cans and returning to the station with...

Spanish Town Market sale pending

Former Spanish Town resident and legislative clerk Travis Campbell is planning to purchase the historic Spanish Town Market. Though the sale is still pending, Campbell says he expects the deal to close by January and has...

Shoppers Value Foods closing Walker, Harvey locations Dec. 24

Citing poor sales, Shoppers Value Foods will close its Walker and Harvey locations Dec. 24, store management confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The Louisiana-based brand made waves last year when it brought three flooded Baton Rouge area Winn-Dixie...

A Louisiana constitutional convention primer

I had but two goals while writing this column: To provide a better understanding of...

JR Ball: A Christmas wish list for Baton Rouge

With the arrival of the gift that keeps on giving—my annual property tax bill—the Christmas...

Riegel: A silver lining among the storm clouds of climate change

As has been well documented by now, the Trump administration released one of the most...

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If an Army Corps of Engineers plan to deepen the Mississippi River channel to Baton Rouge moves forward, as appears likely, a variety of industries along the river will undoubtedly benefit. The goal of the $237.7 million project is to increase channel depths to 50 feet, up from 45...

Nominations for 2019 Influential Women in Business

Nominations will be accepted for Business Report‘s 2019 Influential Women in Business beginning Jan. 8, 2019. The awards annually honor professional women in the Capital Region...
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