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Townhall meeting on underage drinking set for March 18

The prevalence of underage drinking increases with age, making it more important than ever to begin teaching youth at an early age about the dangers

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Inspector General wants New Orleans to fine-tune its legal arm

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) last week released a report titled “Law Department Funding” as part of its series of reports analyzing

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New president plans to tell Xavier’s story ‘more loudly’
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On February 27, nine months into his new job, C. Reynold Verret, 61, was formally inaugurated as Xavier University’s new president. Verret’s family first fled to ...
French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud (center) and French Consul General Grégor Trummel (left) arrive at Degas House during Araud's visit to New Orleans on Feb. 22.| Photo by David T. Baker
French ambassador says France will play a role in New Orleans’ future
[caption id="attachment_21318" align="aligncenter" width="600"] French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud (center) and French Consulate General Grégor Trumel (left) arrive at Degas House during Araud's visit to New Orleans ...
Board that oversees 911 call center approves consolidation of dispatchers
By Charles Maldonado The Lens With relatively little discussion, the city’s 911 board gave its final approval last week to consolidate the city’s emergency communications system under Orleans Parish Communication District, a ...
HBCU college fair set for February 27
High school students and their parents will have an opportunity to “Think HBCU College” at a college fair being sponsored by the Omicron Lambda Omega Chapter of the Alpha ...
AG takes steps to terminate contracts
Recently elected Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has canceled dozens of contracts his predecessor had with private attorneys, saying they had the “appearance of corruption.”
Dissertation uses author’s neighborhood to take on NOLA’s murder rate
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer For over 16 years, Kevin Brown was a significant voice of Hollygrove. As the head of Trinity Christian Community, he not only served as a bridge between ...
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Mardi Gras ’16 declared a ‘huge success’
[caption id="attachment_21232" align="aligncenter" width="600"] KREWE MEMBER OF ZULU[/caption] Two days after Fat Tuesday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu called the 2016 Mardi Gras season a “huge success” and thanked the NOPD, public employees, ...
Losing its land to the Gulf, Louisiana tribe will resettle with disaster resilience competition award money
By Sue Sturgis Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) – With its South Louisiana homeland sinking into the Gulf of Mexico, the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians has announced ...

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