The Lafayette Parish School System is pushing college and career-readiness for students on all paths, including students in the special education department, who are increasingly exposed to the larger Lafayette community through the district’s com…
Two unstable cranes dangerously looming over the partially collapsed Hark Rock Hotel in New Orleans for the past eight days were knocked down in a series of controlled explosions Sunday afternoon.
Downtown Youngsville will soon have a new municipal complex that's better suited to meeting the needs of the growing suburb's police administration, city employees and elected officials.
Ken Miller, a founding partner of BlackRose Advisors in Lafayette in 2012, has been named executive vice president for mergers and acquisitions for Colliers International.
The LSU AgCenter Food Incubator will more than triple its bottling capacity as an initial step toward an expansion plan that will substantially increase the size of the facility in the near future.
Nine Northside High School seniors are taking their education to the next level with an online poetry course through Harvard University, in an aim to better both themselves and their school community.
Shantee Gott Manuel and her husband, Mardy, are small business owners who opened CAKEBAR on Oct. 11 on Parkerson Avenue in Crowley.
Residents around Girard Park who previously fought attempts to disregard neighborhood covenant protections written decades ago find themselves battling plans to rezone property along Girard Park Drive possibly for a high-density apartment complex.
Child-inspired cuisine doesn’t have to conjure images of chicken nuggets and fruit cups. At schools across Lafayette on Thursday, students ate a lunch including cheesy cauliflower and a fruity yogurt parfait inspired by a team of young chefs at Ri…
President Donald Trump's team has inquired about whether the Cajundome or Convention Center in Lafayette are available for a rally before the Nov. 16 runoff for Louisiana governor.
New Orleans-based Crescent Bank and Trust closed several loan production offices around the country last month, including one in Monroe, as the company centralizes its loan underwriting processes in New Orleans and gets loan officers in other part…
Louisiana's nonfarm employment added 9,200 jobs over the past 12 months ending in September, an increase of 0.5% driven by gains in education and health services.
Originally a neighborhood for railroad and sugar cane workers, freed slaves and Lebanese immigrants, the Freetown-Port Rico neighborhood just south of downtown Lafayette has been through several changes since being established in the mid-to-late 1…
With three-quarters of this year now behind us, much of the attention for market watchers throughout this year has been on the significant growth of home sales outside of Lafayette Parish.
The Surge Entertainment Center by Drew Brees is seeking employees to staff the 43,000-square-foot sports and family entertainment center.
LAGCOE’s first trade show in New Orleans last week provided the organization with a new starting point for revitalizing the event and the industry.
A robust increase in the number of graduate students has lifted University of Louisiana at Lafayette enrollment over last year’s numbers to 19,403, still the largest enrollment among nine UL System campuses. Nonetheless, that total is short of one…
Watch Systems, a Covington-based company that specializes in tracking sex offenders, has launched a new app that lets parents know if a registered sex offender contacts their child.
WASHINGTON — Louisiana's senators helped defeat an attempt at blocking President Donald Trump from using money meant for military construction projects to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Johnson & Johnson is slated to pay $2.1 million to Louisiana as a slice of a nearly $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's pelvic organs.
PIERRE PART — A Morgan City man was arrested after admitting to deputies he was driving a car he found with keys in it at a repair shop after his own truck broke down, authorities said.
Amerisource Business Capital, an independent asset-based provider for businesses based in Houston, acquired two specialty finance units carved out from MidSouth Bank.
Pool Corp., a Covington-based distributor of supplies for swimming pools, reported third-quarter earnings of $79.5 million compared to $69.3 million in the third quarter of 2018.
Our Lady of Lourdes sold 8.79 acres of the 51.65 acres it owns in north Lafayette Parish along Interstate 49 to a nearby energy company, court records show.
Derick Self runs a small business, Overtime Jerky, which sells 20 flavors of beef jerky that he makes in Acadia Parish and sells at local events and farmer's markets.
Louisiana sheriffs are backing a new mobile app that will alert parents if a registered sex offender contacts their child.
A 17-year-old St. Thomas More student is accused of trying to poison a fellow student using sodium hydroxide, a chemical compound commonly used in drain cleaners.
The chief financial officer and two board members at Waitr are resigning as turnover at the top continues at the Louisiana-based mobile app delivery business.
With the Lafayette Police Department hemorrhaging officers to higher paying jobs elsewhere, the City-Parish Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a pay raise that could cut into the city's reserves by $3.8 million in 2019-20.
The Broussard Chamber of Commerce, with the support of COX Business, will launch next spring Relance Acadie, a program to develop a long-term vision to revitalize rural and suburban areas in the seven-parish area.
A Denham Springs-based company has bought the La Quinta Inn on the Evangeline Thruway for $1.5 million, according to records filed with the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court.
Nearly 200 miles of roadside ditches, 26 drainage channels and 370 miles of coulees have been cleaned in the past 18 months in Lafayette Parish.
About $620,000 is slated to be spent on two architectural contracts for building a new, controversial library in northeast Lafayette.
A Nigerian man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing more than $22,250 online from a victim in Acadiana, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday.
A teenage suspect has been arrested in two Friday shootings in Rayne, including one near the Rayne High School campus following the Rayne vs. Eunice football game, police say.
Hancock Whitney Corp. said Tuesday its third-quarter earnings were down compared to the year before due to costs related to its acquisition of Lafayette-based MidSouth Bancorp.
McDonald’s employees from Crowley to LaPlace may be eligible for tuition assistance at South Louisiana Community College under a partnership announced Tuesday.
The successful campaign to split up the Lafayette City-Parish Council last year centered on the City of Lafayette’s lack of a dedicated council. That Lafayette Parish also lacked its own council was less often discussed, but voters on Oct. 12 weig…
For the first time in decades, Lafayette city residents will have their own council. Twenty-seven years ago, in March 1992, voters in the city of Lafayette elected their last five-person city council.
Sen. Gerald Boudreaux, D-Lafayette, won a third term as senator for District 24, defeating newcomer Cory Levier, a former soldier and St. Landry Parish native.