News roundup: B.R. firm among 2013 Lantern Award winners … LSU, Southern boards must list scholarship awards … DEQ gets $500K from Temple Inland for 2011 spill
Manufacturing success: Baton Rouge-based Moran Printing Inc. is one of eight Louisiana companies being honored with a 2013 Lantern Award for manufacturing excellence and community service. LED honored all of the award winners at a...
DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
The past year has been one of considerable commercial growth in the Capital Region, with a number of new restaurants, retailers, hotels and office developments. There has also been significant construction on the campuses of LSU and Southern...
DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
Area Wholesale Tire Company is constructing a new 8,000-square-foot warehouse and retail center with five, 22-foot bays on the former Napa Auto Parts at 11860 Airline Hwy. In the name of William B. Potter LLC, AWT purchased the 1.38-acre site last...
DATE: June 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Real Estate Weekly
In theaters Friday: The Bling Ring, Monsters University,
DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Movie Filter
The multifamily market is strong, and experts predict it will continue to strengthen. Several new developments are under way, more are planned for 2013-14, vacancy rates are low—just under 5.6%—and average rental rates are up slightly...
DATE: June 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: News
News roundup: Jindal signs salt dome bills tied to sinkhole … Search committee formed to find Tulane president … IMF says U.S. economy improving but spending cuts a drag
Fixing a hole: Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law three bills tightening regulations on salt domes, a response to the 15-acre Assumption Parish sinkhole that caused evacuation orders for 150 homes. Stricter guidelines will be...
DATE: June 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
When U.S. Attorney Don Cazayoux Jr. announced Wednesday he will step down July 1 from his position in the Middle District, some wondered whether he might have his sights set on Congress. As a former congressman, Cazayoux would have an advantage in...
DATE: June 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
With 20 years of restaurant industry experience under his belt, Baton Rouge native Chef Blake Abadie will show off his dishes at a new venue—Le Bon Temps Bar and Grill (
DATE: June 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: (Dine) Restaurants
We've got quite a full docket for this week's Metro Council meeting, with not a small number of significant items having been deferred from previous meetings. While I still maintain that the recently-abolished committee meetings would have helped...
DATE: June 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: The Spoils of Progress
Paul Stratford spent a dozen years of his career working for ExxonMobil in Singapore. North American manufacturing was stagnant, and Southeast Asia was the place to be. But two and a half years ago, he was named manager of ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge...
DATE: June 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Daily Report
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