BATON ROUGE, La. – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and Louisiana Main Street are proud to announce 23 Louisiana communities have been designated as 2020 Accredited Main Street America™ programs. Among those several are from North Louisiana.
In an effort to increase transparency in the Shreveport Police Department, a group of local business leaders presented a check to the agency for $100,000 for the purchase of body cameras for police officers.
Caddo Parish Clerk of Court Mike Spence was sworn in last Friday to his second term.
On Monday, the Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned seven indictments for murder and associated crimes.
No, not another tax. A change in the way we tax property.
BATON ROUGE, LA - Small businesses can start applying by July 28 for grants to help cover COVID 19-related expenses, State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today at the State Capitol.Through the Main Street Recovery Program, businesses can apply for up to $15,000 to cover eligible expenses. In the first 21 days of the program, grants will be given to businesses who didn't receive a Paycheck Protection Program loan, insurance payment or an Economic Injury Disaster loan. In the first 60 days, $40 million will go to businesses owned by women, minorities and veterans. Postlethwaite & Netterville (P&N), which is the largest Louisiana-based CPA firm, will serve as the program administrator to take applications, run a customer contact center, help small businesses complete applications and help with statewide outreach. MLCworks, a woman-owned Louisiana business, will help with digital marketing and advertising. Technology will be handled in house through OpenGov, which already operates Treasury's trans parency website.
Shreveport police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a theft suspect.
The Caddo Parish Grand Jury on Monday, June 29, returned an indictment against eight Shreveport Police Department officers in connection with the excessive use of force on two men apprehended Jan. 24.
The Louisiana Million Dollar Twins Brin and Nial Wilson, freshmen at Louisiana Tech, and father, Delano Wilson, were invited to the Inaugural Essence Men's Virtual Summit sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Dear Gabby, Now that the COVID virus is on the rise again, my favorite department stores have closed again, and I don’t know what I’m going to do. I am up to any challenge in order to save my sanity. Got any suggestions? Frantic, Julie