A freeze watch has been issued for early Monday for areas north of Lakes Pontchartrain and Maurepas, Baton Rouge, the River Parishes, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by the Slidell office of the National Weather Service.
The first freeze of the season will be triggered by a cold high pressure system that will settle over the area Sunday night, after a cold front moves through the area Saturday.
A fire weather watch will be in effect from Friday morning through Sunday evening for New Orleans, Baton Rouge, the north shore and much of the surrounding area, as low humidity and windy conditions - combined with very dry vegetation - create a high chance of wildfires, the Slidell office of the National Weather Service announced Thursday (Oct.
When people -- and by people I mean pretty much everyone not in Baton Rouge's ruling class -- complain about life in East Baton Rouge Parish there's only two constants: a growing sense of frustration and -- of course -- our horrific traffic.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Brown & Root announce today that the company would establish its corporate office in Baton Rouge and that the relocation could increase the number of executives by 50 by the end of 2016, making an income of $192,000 per year, plus benefits.
Below is the statement from the Jindal administration:
IABC New Orleans will host a panel featuring NOLA Entrepreneurs' Kirk Coco, Simone Bruni and Stirling Barrett. Success as an entrepreneur is determined in large part by the ability to communicate effectively. This panel will engage in active discussion about their communication / branding challenges and successes in today's highly competitive marketplace.
With the Louisiana legislative session starting next week, various business organizations are promoting their legislative agendas.
Good news Baton Rouge. WalletHub has just ranked you 11th in the nation for Best-Run Cities.
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal entered the vaccine debate which has generated much discussion online and within conservative radio circles as well as among likely Presidential candidates such as Rand Paul and Chris Christie, both who have argued in favor of parental choice, with Paul favoring more free choice.
Baton Rouge Louisiana is one of the best cities with ROI for police spending while New Orleans is not in that number, nor is it one of the worst.
The Louisiana capitol is ranked number 13 for best ROI; New Orleans ranked 33rd. Regardless, the two rankings put the Louisiana cities in the top 40.
Louisiana business shorts news of the day: GNO NORLI leaders chosen, education level of US cities including New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and BGR's a biotech summary breakfast focused on the impact of the industry upon the New Orleans economy and breaking news from Prospect New Orleans.