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St. Gabriel council approves controversial railport complex, but start may be a year away

ST. GABRIEL — An $87 million rail and warehouse facility proposed on agricultural land set aside for homes has received a necessary industr… Read more

Would you use it? New survey examines possible railway connecting Baton Rouge, New Orleans

A 2010 study of a possible passenger rail service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans forecasts that 39,000 riders could be zipping between… Read more

Dogs available through Second Chance Dog Rescue on March 19

Second Chance Dog Rescue is a foster-based, registered nonprofit dedicated to saving homeless dogs primarily from shelters as well as dogs … Read more

LSU awarding Tom W. Dutton scholarship to 10 students

LSU Campus Life, a department within the Office of the Dean of Students, is awarding the 2019 Tom W. Dutton Scholarship to 10 female studen… Read more

Around the Southside for March 19, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus has resulted in closure and cancellation announcements from many groups and programs.  Read more