Livingston Parish officials continue to discuss options to increase safety on waterways following a tumultuous summer, in which two people drowned and dozens more had to be rescued in tubing accidents on the Amite River.
Stirling Properties has completed the purchase of the 140,000-square-foot Pepsi Distribution Center located in Livingston, marking the company’s first large-scale industrial acquisition.
WALKER -- A new survey has begun to help the City of Walker pinpoint which manhole covers need repairs as the city works to improve its infiltration issues.
Livingston Parish saw one of the largest population increases of all Louisiana parishes in the 2020 Census, reporting a rise that is four times greater than the statewide average and seventh-fastest in the state.
The Livingston Parish Council has approved the creation of a committee to address broadband and connectivity within the parish, the first step in tackling a need that has become “a requirement for doing business in the 21st Century.”
A Thibodaux man recently pleaded guilty in a Livingston Parish court to multiple sexual abuse charges involving juveniles, prosecutors said.
The Livingston Parish School Board recently finalized the purchase of a near 20-acre plot of land in Albany, a spot that one board member hopes will one day be the site of a new elementary school as his district continues to grow.
On the first day of the historic veto override session, the Louisiana Senate was unable to garner enough votes to nix the governor’s veto of a bill that would’ve allowed Louisiana residents to carry concealed handguns without a permit.
BATON ROUGE -- American flags lined streets in downtown Baton Rouge as people came to pay their final respects to a “larger than life” Gov. Edwin Edwards, Louisiana’s only four-term governor who was honored in a funeral procession and service on Sunday, July 18.
Livingston Parish school leaders are rolling out the red carpet for one of their own who has been nominated for the state’s top award.
A national foundation says it has paid off the mortgages on the homes of 19 fallen first responders around the country, including one from the Greater Baton Rouge area.
SATSUMA -- The class started in masks, with members spaced 10 feet apart and not knowing what lay ahead.
WALKER -- There’s a new place where people can play basketball, learn how to dance, or ride out a storm during an emergency — all in one building.
WATSON -- It took a year longer than expected, but Bank of Zachary officially cut the ribbon on its new Watson branch during a ceremony on Thursday, July 1.
Business permitting has become a hot topic of late in Livingston Parish, and a new situation has arisen north of Walker.
In the near future, ball clubs at Holden and Maurepas will be playing at night.
Construction continues to chip away at the new Denham Springs Elementary, the upcoming two-story, 80,000-square-foot facility that will replace the former elementary school that flooded in August 2016.
Gov. John Bel Edwards announced on Tuesday he had struck down legislation that would have kept transgender girls and women from participating on sports teams that match their gender identity in Louisiana schools.
LIVINGSTON -- With some school resource officers having to juggle as many as seven campuses, the Livingston Parish School Board voted to hire an additional three officers for the upcoming school year.
A Walker man has been found guilty of multiple drug and weapon charges and will be sentenced in August, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux’s office.
Amazon will employ more than 1,000 workers in a $200 million state-of-the-art facility that will be built on the former site of the Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge, the e-commerce company and Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Wednesday.
It appears Parish Councilman Shane Mack's crusade for funding to help the newest gravity drainage district will move away from the library.
A Denham Springs man accused of tying up and raping a female victim in the summer of 2018 has pleaded guilty to the crimes, according to a statement from District Attorney Scott Perrilloux’s office.
A multi-year project came to a close Friday morning, as the city of Walker invited the public to view their recently opened city hall on Aydell Lane.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and Weyerhaeuser announced the company’s plans to make a two-phased, $157 million capital investment in its Holden facility over the next several years.
Gov. John Bel Edwards called the LSU Board of Supervisors’ unanimous selection of William Tate IV as the university’s next president “a historic moment” for the state’s flagship school.
Later this month, the City of Denham Springs Police Department will participate in a statewide initiative to encourage proper seat belt usage.
A Denham Springs man was sentenced to 10 years with the department of corrections after pleading “no contest” to a fourth offense of driving while intoxicated.
A Denham Springs man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide committed while the operator was under the influence of alcoholic beverages and resisting the officer, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.
Giovanni Tairov, director of the Livingston Parish Library, has been named treasurer for the Louisiana Library Association, the organization has announced.
A man was sentenced to 10 years with the department of corrections after pleading no contest to multiple drug-related charges and other felonies, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux’s office.
Two men pleaded no contest to manslaughter charges stemming from a bar fight in November 2018 that resulted in the death of Ponchatoula man, according to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux.
An Albany man has pleaded no contest to a manslaughter charge stemming from the 2018 death of his father, according to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux.
Over the last year, there weren’t many places better for Louisiana employees to work than the Livingston Parish Public Schools system, according to a Forbes-sponsored survey.
A Livingston man has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge stemming from the 2019 death of his uncle, according to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux.
A combined 45 new jobs will be created in Denham Springs and Bogalusa after the expansion of a mental health clinic and behavioral health software-development, according to a statement from the Governor’s Office.
A Denham Springs woman has been indicted for allegedly embezzling $750,000 from a mental healthcare facility she worked for, according to the Department of Justice.
The Livingston Parish Class of 2020 scored above the state average on the ACT, the state’s test that determines college readiness, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Education.