Cajun Cannabis opened its doors Saturday to dozens of customers interested in its products, defying what the owners say were pressures from state agencies to keep them from opening and doing business.
Madonna Broussard is owner of the restaurant Laura's II, 1904 W. University Ave. Her grandmother, Laura Williams Broussard, started a restaurant in her kitchen in 1968 that is considered Lafayette's first soul food eatery. Her mother, Dorothy Mae …
Louisiana's nonfarm employment dropped by 1,700 jobs for the 12 months ending in March, as the state saw a significant drop in the number of construction jobs.
For any commodity, sales can fluctuate monthly or seasonally for a number of reasons. That is certainly true of housing sales.
Vermilion Parish schools will be partnering with One Acadiana and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance to launch their own 55 by 25 initiative this Wednesday.
Gulf Coast Commercial Group, a Houston-based company that owns over seven million square feet of retail space in 12 states, has purchased the Ambassador Row and Ambassador Row Courtyards shopping centers.
Six residents who were inadvertently left out of city council voting district descriptions created by the Dec. 8 charter amendment want a judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging the charter amendment election.
The World Trade Organization handed the United States a win Thursday in a trade dispute with China, ruling that Beijing did not fairly administer quotas on U.S. rice, wheat and corn.
After the devastating 1927 Mississippi and Atchafalaya River floods that claimed lives, homes and businesses, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built levees along the Atchafalaya River, cutting off the fresh water supply to Bayou Teche and the Verm…
Tellurian said its Lake Charles natural gas project has been cleared by federal regulators, a major hurdle in the company's three-year quest to build the $30 billion export facility in an industry that has become a top energy priority for the Trum…
Donors raised more than $1.6 million in roughly 36 hours to support the three historically black Baptist churches destroyed by arson in St. Landry Parish.
An $810 million alleged Ponzi scheme run through a California solar power company has ensnared Hancock Whitney Corp., resulting in a multimillion-dollar hit to the bank's first-quarter profits.
A new $4.06 million facility is coming to the Lafayette Regional Airport that will make renting a vehicle easier for customers and more efficient for rental car agencies.
A smaller outlet-style shopping center is planned just off Interstate 49 in Carencro that will bring with it a med spa, hair salon, Marble Slab Creamery and a Great American Cookie Co.
Hancock Whitney Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $79.2 million, or 91 cents per share, compared to $72.5 million, or 83 cents per share, a year ago.
GB Sciences Louisiana, the company LSU has contracted with for its medical marijuana program, said Tuesday cultivation is in full operation with the LSU Agricultural Center, which received its first annual research investment grant of $500,000.
The Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission will move its administrative offices to a building downtown next to the Alexandre Mouton House later this year.
Cameron LNG has begun feeding natural gas to the first liquefaction unit built at its Hackberry export terminal in preparation for LNG production at the facility in southwest Louisiana.
Walmart plans to remodel 15 of its Louisiana stores, including seven locations in metro Baton Rouge and New Orleans, as part of $73 million in improvements it plans to make in the state this year.
Baton Rouge’s three riverboat casinos continued to report year-to-year declines in revenue, bringing in 13.8% less in March than the year before.
Millennials bring a different sensibility in planning a wedding nowadays.
Opelousas-based Mexican restaurant Sombreros will move into the old Picante Mexican Restaurant and Cantina, 3135 NW Evangeline Thruway.
Continuing weakness in the oil and gas industry again caused the Pelican State Portfolio, a group of Louisiana stocks tracked by The Advocate, to lag behind the performance of the broader market.
Christine Payton, the director of communications and marketing at South Louisiana Community College in Lafayette, has been appointed director-at-large of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.
Anna Smith was recently named executive director of the Youngsville Chamber of Commerce. She spent 21 years in sales with Stabil Drill.
Chevron is buying Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion, energizing its oil and gas drilling capabilities in Texas and the Gulf of Mexico while vaulting itself into a new league.
Red River Bancshares Inc., which is based in Alexandria and has Red River Bank branches across the state, plans to go public with a stock offering.
Cajun Cannabis, a new hemp and CBD shop, is seeking to become the largest premium retailer of its kind in Louisiana despite pressures from state agencies against the sale of the products.
Lafayette-based Dupre Logistics received the Occupational Safety Award of Merit last week by the the south Louisiana chapter of the National Safety Council.
Bed Bath and Beyond announced it will close 40 stores this year but has not released a list, the USA Today reported Friday morning.
Casino winnings in the Baton Rouge gambling market once again took another steep plunge in February, falling by 18.7 percent from the year before and continuing a 1½-year losing streak.
A background investigation has been completed on the company LSU contracted with for its medical marijuana program, giving GB Sciences the go-ahead to start full-scale growing operations in its permanent south Baton Rouge facility.