The nickname’s roots go all the way back to childhood, when his friends starting calling him Lucky. But the persona really took off when Shawn Bernard started posting Facebook videos as his alter ego, Uncle Luck.
Venture Global has won federal regulatory approval for a multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas export facility on the Calcasieu Ship Channel in southwest Louisiana, and will begin construction "immediately" on the project.
Businesses can get better at managing its social media presence by planning postings and being more conversational, Meg Hawley with marketing agency Klout 9 said during the Broussard Chamber of Commerce's Business Over Breakfast.
The Carpenter Health Network has named James “Jimmie” Benoit as vice president of governmental affairs, responsible for the Louisiana-based post-acute health care network's government relations, legislative advocacy and monitoring interactions wit…
Casino winnings in the Baton Rouge market plunged by 15.1 percent in January from a year ago, continuing an extended losing streak for properties in the market.
H&E Equipment Services Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.1 million, or 70 cents per diluted share, compared to $85.9 million, or $2.40 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Entergy Louisiana has won approval to buy solar power from a 50-megawatt power plant slated for West Baton Rouge Parish, a previously-announced project that is expected to save the utility's customers $29 million over the 20-year contract.
Lafayette’s tradition of celebrating Mardi Gras is legendary.
The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce will hold a State of the Parish Address at 11:30 a.m. March 8 that will include parish leaders discussing the area's progress.
Four former NFL linebackers, including an LSU star and two former Saints players, are among the more than 100 people who have invested nearly $10 million collectively in the company hired by LSU to grow medical marijuana.
Lamar Advertising Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter adjusted funds from operations increased to $147.5 million, or $1.48 per share, compared to $135.8 million, or $1.38 for the same period in 2017.
Entergy Corp. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $66 million, or 36 cents per share, compared to a $479 million loss, or $2.66 per share, for the same period of 2017.
Associates with IberiaBank will celebrate its Random Acts of Kindness Week this week by paying for local shoppers' groceries at stores throughout its footprint.
Business leaders gathered Tuesday to discuss Acadiana's economy at The Acadiana Advocate Economic Outlook Summit.
Payless ShoeSource has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is shuttering all of its remaining stores in North America, which includes 19 around south Louisiana.
The Advocate was honored Tuesday with a George Polk Award for its "Tilting The Scales" series, which examined the effects of Louisiana's unusual law allowing juries to convict defendants even if as many as two jurors disagreed with the verdict.
Acadiana's economy was the focus as economic development and business leaders joined The Acadiana Advocate for a discussion about the area's economic outlook Tuesday.
At 8 a.m. Tuesday, The Acadiana Advocate held its first Economic Outlook Summit where a panel of Acadiana business and community leaders provided a 2019 forecast for the area's economy.
It didn’t take long for Adam Constantin and his new wife, Megan, to start looking for a home after they were married in September.
Mike Melancon is a Breaux Bridge sugar cane producer and former president of the American Sugar Cane League. A third-generation farmer, he has served on the league’s board of directors for several years.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi officials say they have voided an incentive deal with Louisiana shipbuilder Edison Chouest because planned investments in a shipyard and hiring by a subsidiary never occurred.
City Club at River Ranch has been named a 5-Star Platinum Club by the Platinum Clubs of America for a third time and was recognized as No. 15 on the Top 50 City Clubs list.
National retailer Payless ShoeSource will file for bankruptcy later this month and close all of its approximately 2,300 stores, Reuters reported Friday morning.
When I began penning this column several months ago, I decided to title it “Your Real Real Estate Market” because of my concern that attempts by some analyst and media outlets to nationalize housing data was both irrelevant and misleading.
The LSU AgCenter and its marijuana-growing partner questioned an “inexplicable” disparity in how the state agriculture department is regulating it compared to Southern University, as it outlined an 18-month regulatory process it has been through t…
The Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority’s plans to build an apartment complex on Monroe Street have ballooned, with the number of units nearly doubling over the past year. The Financing Authority now aims to build 70 market-rate units, repr…
After 20 years of offering its brunch buffet, Blue Dog Cafe will replace it with an à la carte brunch menu created by executive chef and King of Louisiana and American Seafood Ryan Trahan.
Economic impact and setting the groundwork for the future of Acadiana's economy were the themes for One Acadiana's 2019 Regional Celebration Wednesday night.
Danos in Gray has reached a tentative agreement to acquire Shamrock Energy Solutions, a private 22-year-old oilfield service company based in Houma.
After just almost three years of work and two years of renovations, the newly expanded catheterization lab at Lafayette General Medical Center is now open.
Sasol said Wednesday that the first of the seven production facilities being developed near Lake Charles in an $11 billion project has achieved beneficial operations.
Baton Rouge-based H&E Equipment Services Inc. has completed its $100 million acquisition of We-Rent-It, a nonresidential construction equipment rental company with six branches in Texas.