Residents across Louisiana have received letters tied to fake unemployment claims, approvals for benefits and even received debit cards loaded with cash benefits for people they don't know who are using their home address as the state sorts throug…
Black Friday, like all shopping, looked a little different this year because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but the need to implement safety measures didn’t dull shoppers’ desire to nail down big deals.
Over the next three years, there could be enough solar-generated electricity in Louisiana to power 60,000 homes in a state rich with oil and gas and crisscrossed with pipelines.
Louisiana has halted payments on tens of thousands of new unemployment claims filed after Nov. 5 as it weeds through potentially fraudulent claims.
One week after an unexpected and mysterious surge in unemployment claims in Louisiana, new jobless applications plummeted without explanation in the latest U.S. Department of Labor data released on Wednesday.
Dr. Amanda Logue, chief medical officer and senior vice president Ochsner Lafayette General, will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
Downtown Lafayette retailers are hoping this holiday shopping season could be a turning point in how people view downtown.
Even amidst a pandemic, two hurricanes and whatever else 2020 has in store, the vision Reta Durgan had for her Mama Reta’s Kitchen is still unfolding.
Gov. John Bel Edwards’s latest coronavirus restrictions announced Tuesday confirmed what already seemed inevitable: Lafayette Parish bars will once again be forced to close for indoor drinking amid a raging surge in new infections.
Anita Levy, board chair for The Levy Cancer Foundation in Vermilion Parish since 2015, will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
Social equity and inclusion are overarching themes in a task force report with recommendations ranging from creation of new positions within state government to reforming existing economic incentive programs to include more small businesses.
The owner of the Super 1 Food Stores in Acadiana says its pharmacies will offer COVID-19 vaccination at no cost to the patient once it gets approval and is available for distribution.
New unemployment claims in Louisiana shot up for an unknown reason led by real estate, rental and leasing services for the week ending Nov. 14, Louisiana Workforce Commission data released Monday showed.
Holly Howat, founder and executive director of Beacon Community Connections, will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
Acadiana led the state in newly confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus over the weekend, with the Louisiana Department of Health reporting 628 new positive tests in the Acadiana region on Saturday and Sunday.
The Lafayette area had the third-fastest job growth among the state’s metros in the second and third quarters as the state continues its recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown.
Dr. Melanie Fowler, a board-certified orthodontist with offices in Lafayette and New Iberia, will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
Louisiana saw incremental job gains between September and October but remains 5.6% down over the year due to the economic recession spurred by restrictions tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
October’s Acadiana regional housing market sputtered with 535 reported sales, falling by over 13% from September’s lofty 616 sales, the second-highest monthly tally of the year.
Businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic but not typically eligible for state economic incentive programs could start getting tax breaks until 2023.
Venture Global LNG has quietly pushed back the timeline for when the company would make its final investment decision on its second liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana.
Louisiana's energy sector growth is likely to be stifled even as the economy recovers from the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Kalli Christ, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
A New Iberia company that specializes in painting aircraft will let go of 48 employees as the result of business lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After several years of construction and weathering two hurricanes, South Africa-based energy and chemical company Sasol Ltd. has completed its $12.8 billion petrochemical complex in Lake Charles.
Tina Begnaud will be honored during the United Way of Acadiana’s Women Who Mean Business awards next month.
Musical instrument retailer Guitar Center, which has one location in Lafayette and three others in Louisiana, plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The holiday season is typically one of the busiest times of the year for those in the restaurant industry, but the pandemic has halted many of the usual gatherings and celebrations.
Joshua Clegg Caffery, director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, spoke with Jan Swift of the Discover Lafayette podcast about his historical ties to UL and the Lafayette area and the center’s ongoing …