Horticulture event set for ornamentals
Youth looking to participate in the ninth annual Lemonade Day Louisiana will be able to register at all Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers restaurants across the state on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment increased by 5,600 jobs for the 12 months ending in February, as the state gained ground in seven of 11 economic sectors.
First NBC Bank's former top lawyer was charged in federal court Friday with conspiracy to defraud the New Orleans bank, which failed two years ago in the biggest U.S. bank collapse since the 2008 financial crisis.
Casino winnings in the New Orleans gambling market were down 4.7 percent in February from a year ago, as most of the state’s gambling markets posted decreases in revenue.
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.
Shaded greenery, plenty of wooden benches, a fountain, an expanse of lawn, a more welcoming entrance — all this and more is coming soon for people attending conventions at New Orleans’ eight-block-long exhibition hall by the Mississippi River.
Xavier University has launched an initiative to open post-disaster government contracts to minority-owned businesses, which have enjoyed only a miniscule share of the pie.
Oil and gas companies made $244.3 million in high bids for federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico during a sale Wednesday.
In an effort to provide more modern and affordable housing options to the thousands of students studying medicine and nursing in New Orleans, the LSU Board of Supervisors this week gave the green light to a new $100 million apartment complex.
LifeWay Christian Resources said Wednesday it is closing all of its 170 bookstores and will shift to an entirely online business, a move that will affect five Louisiana locations.
This year's Loyola University New Orleans' commencement ceremonies will feature two of Louisiana's household names: Gov. John Bel Edwards and Gayle Benson.
The Jefferson Parish Council on Wednesday balked at rescinding an ordinance it passed last year allowing Cornerstone Chemical Co. to build a new cyanide plant at its Waggaman chemical facility.
When Harrah’s New Orleans Casino sought a 30-year renewal of its state license to operate last year, the state House asked for too little money, while the Senate demanded too much.
A 2.2-acre tract in a commercial area at the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Burbank Drive has been sold for $2 million to a corporation associated with Gayle Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. The land …
A potential expansion of the Methanex Geismar plant is at the center of a dispute between the Canadian methanol company and its largest shareholder, which is threatening to push for a sale of the firm if it doesn’t bring on a partner for the project.
Lafayette-based helicopter services company PHI Inc., which filed for bankruptcy last week, posted a net loss of $141.5 million, or $8.95 per share, for 2018.
Recently, two 8-foot-tall black cylinders popped up on a street corner about a block from Ken Caron's home, pushing the street signs that stood there a few extra feet higher and leaving the French Quarter resident puzzled.
Education Trust Louisiana Director Erika McConduit is leaving the organization to take a job in April with Centene Corp. as its vice president of diversity and inclusion in St. Louis.
The Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and gas Association has elected ExxonMobil Baton Rouge refinery plant Manager Gloria Moncada as chair of the organization's board.
The ninth annual Lemonade Day Louisiana will be held May 4, giving young entrepreneurs ages 6 to 15 a taste of what it's like to run a business by providing tools for them to start lemonade stands in their local communities.
More disadvantaged and women-owned businesses that work on city contracts will be able to access loans as part of a new $5 million investment by Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration and financial partners aimed at making it easier for those busi…
FlixBus, which offers bus service across Europe and the West, will start offering daily service to Baton Rouge and New Orleans beginning Thursday, with one-way introductory fares starting as low as 99 cents.
The New Orleans Advocate will host a public forum on tourism next month, bringing together leading experts for an unprecedented public panel discussion.
New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees and Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar co-founder Brandon Landry are teaming up to open a new casual-dining restaurant near the LSU campus this summer, built using shipping containers.
Unable to pay off $500 million in debt that came due Friday, Lafayette-based helicopter services company PHI Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday in a Texas court.
New Orleans' Fleurty Girl will soon be moving from its prominent location in the French Quarter, according to a post from the store's owner.
The New Orleans City Council signed off Thursday on rules governing rapid-fire wireless networks that will soon be operating locally — technology that council members said could aid their use of data to drive government decisions and put New Orlea…
Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie is shortening its name to Tulane Lakeside Hospital to reflect an expanded focus on adult services.
The 11-story Maritime Building at the upriver, lakeside corner of Carondelet and Common streets has been sold to developers who will open it next year as a timeshare property, part of a trend of apartment buildings shifting to visitor accommodatio…
The first wave of about 270 workers at Georgia-Pacific's paper mill north of Baton Rouge were laid off Tuesday, as the company begins a weekslong decommissioning process that will see more than 600 leaving their jobs.
Fifty years after the Saturn rockets that took astronauts to the moon were tested at Mississippi's Stennis Space Center, the same towering test stand will be used to test-fire the largest and most powerful rocket ever made.