Red River Bank is expanding into Covington, opening a temporary loan production office downtown, hiring a market president for the area and buying a former Capital One building for a branch opening in the fall.
In this edition of Ask J.T. & Dale, the pair discuss what to do if you were fired for something you did not do and how to talk about it in future interviews. Though J.T. and Dale disagree on how to exactly talk about a previous termination in …
Architectural sketches show boutique stores, community parks and a farmer’s market amid rows and rows of upscale homes. Images of residents walking along manicured pathways and over babbling brooks nestled beneath the Mississippi River bridge star…
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.
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.
Three LSU student businesses will compete for a share of $25,000 during a live pitch competition in the ninth annual Venture Challenge from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 23 at Tin Roof Brewery at 1624 Wyoming St. in Baton Rouge.
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…
This installment of Ask J.T. & Dale dealt with what to do after mistaking a colleague for being pregnant. Simply put, a card is not the answer. J.T. said to invite the woman to lunch or coffee and get to know her. As the conversation progresse…
The head of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said his goal is for the first medical marijuana products to reach state-licensed pharmacies next month.
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.
In this rendition of Ask J.T. & Dale, the pair discuss how to handle accusations at work. Both agree that taking the high ground is best course of action. Dale argued an accusation provides the opportunity to play the game of office politics. …
Children’s Hospital New Orleans and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health in Baton Rouge are teaming up to create a regional pediatric cardiovascular surgical health care network.
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.
Local preservationists are fighting to keep a Baton Rouge home from being demolished, saying the midcentury property on Country Club Drive is historically significant.
The duo talk about inviting colleagues to your wedding in this edition of Ask J.T. & Dale. Honestly leads to the best-case scenario. J.T. recalled her personal experiences and her colleagues expectations to be invited to her wedding. She recom…
The 400-acre site between the interstate and the Bay of St. Louis caught the eye of Donald Trump and several other developers, but unable to find a partner or get financing to build a casino, the owner has put the property up for sale.
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.
In this edition of Ask J.T. & Dale, the pair discuss the difficulty of answering questions in job interviews. Overcoming interviews requires the right mindset. J.T. suggested having coffee with former colleagues and talk about previous profess…
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.
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.
City Pork Deli & Charcuterie will be seeking another location with the upcoming closure of its Perkins Road Overpass restaurant, which will be occupied in May by Chow Yum Phat, a popular tenant at the White Star Market.
BASF announced Thursday it will go ahead with the construction of the second phase of an expansion at its Geismar complex, an $87 million investment.
Southern University has been signed on as an academic partner with a cybersecurity center being built by defense contractor X Corp Solutions near the nation’s capital and adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico to train and certify professionals in…
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $3.1 million grant for new barges that will improve a service aimed at reducing truck traffic between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
National discount retailer Fred’s is closing seven south Louisiana stores as the company attempts to rebound from declining sales with the closure of 159 underperforming locations.
Arcosa Marine said it will spend $7.5 million to reopen an idle barge-manufacturing facility in Madisonville, with 149 jobs.
A California company is once again holding an online auction of the Bon Carré Business Center, five months after attempting to sell the Florida Boulevard property.
Baton Rouge–based Investar Bank is expanding into the Lake Charles market as it follows a growth strategy along the Interstate 10 corridor to bridge its presence to the Houston market, which Investar entered in March with its acquisition of Mainla…
An Alabama developer has completed the purchase of a 304-acre site near Old Scenic Highway and Flanacher Road for Zachary Trails, a 621-lot neighborhood.
When Shawn Usher co-founded Sparkhound, the Baton Rouge-based information technology consulting company, in late 1998 the technological landscape was totally different.
A rezoning request for a daiquiri bar at the corner of Government and St. Tammany streets will be considered by the East Baton Rouge Planning Commission next month.
Baton Rouge developer Mike Wampold has closed a deal to buy a resort just north of Houston and convert it to a Margaritaville Resort, his first major project outside of Louisiana.
For the first time, the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge is selling tickets to participate in the annual Parade of Homes, which kicks off Saturday, and also showcasing some remodeled houses.