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Gretna, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Zip codes in Gretna, LA include 70054, 70053, and 70056. The median home price in Gretna is $139,000. More Gretna information.

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10 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

First day of School in Gretna

Fernando Mara on the first day of school at Terrytown Elementary on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

The Environment, Your Health, and Your Wallet

Since the Gulf Oil catastrophe this Fitness Specials vowed to use minimal high priced gasoline by cutting grass using an old fashion rotary blade lawnmower and getting an effective workout without a noise polluting gas mower It is difficult and frightening to many people to imagine that the water coming out of a home faucet is not good enough to ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Open seats on Jefferson Parish's 24th Judicial District Court...

Seven candidates tossed their hats into the ring Wednesday to run for two open seats on the 24th Judicial District Court in Jefferson Parish.

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NOLA.com

Metairie woman mailed synthetic marijuana to inmates at Jefferson Parish jail, cops say

A Metairie woman is accused of mailing letters containing synthetic marijuana to inmates at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna.

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NOLA.com

Boys and Girls Clubs are holding registration in New Orleans area

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana are re-opening the clubs for the 2014-2015 program year.

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NOLA.com

Gretna officials to break ground Wednesday on Marriott development

The developer of a multi-million hotel project in Gretna will break ground on with city officials Wednesday on a Courtyard by Marriott.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Qualifying period begins Wednesday in Jefferson Parish DA, judicial races

Jefferson Parish voters should know by Friday evening who the candidates will be for the district attorney, judicial and constable races that will appear on ballots in the Nov. 4 general election.

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The Times-Picayune

Gretna attorney named to national criminal defense group board

Robert Toale, a lawyer whose practice is based in Gretna, has been appointed to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ' board of directors, the NACDL announced Monday.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Gretna's coal train resolution too tepid for some residents

Last Wednesday evening, the Gretna City Council in Jefferson Parish approved a resolution calling for coal trains--which could supply a planned RAM Terminals, LLC export site in Plaquemines Parish--to be routed away from their city.

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The Times-Picayune

Teen arrested, accused of running over seagulls in Elmwood parking lot

Wesley Franatovich, 17, of Carriere, Miss., was arrested and booked with two counts of animal cruelty.

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NOLA.com

Gretna armed robbery suspect released after two cohorts plead guilty

Tramell LaFrance, Dale Brown, Shawn Ward and Darrin Robin, all of Algiers, were arrested Jan. 5, after police say they robbed a convenience store in Gretna.

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The Times-Picayune

Entire Jefferson Parish School Board is summoned to testify about dustup between two members

The entire Jefferson Parish School Board has been summoned to court to testify in public about a discussion that was supposed to be held in private -- and that erupted in a shouting match involving board members Michael Delesdernier and Cedric Floyd.

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The Times-Picayune

Krewe of Grela gearing up for Mardi Gras 2015

The Krewe of Grela is gearing up for an exciting year, holding its first membership meeting for the Mardi Gras 2015 season.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Rouses opening Westside center store in Gretna

The store is going in at 91 Westbank Expressway next to the former Casey Jones supermarket, which closed earlier this year.

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NOLA.com

Two teens indicted with murder in Gretna cabbie death

A Jefferson Parish grand jury has charged two teenagers in the death of a taxi driver who was shot while in the driver's seat of his cab in Gretna .

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Grand jury indicts couple in stripper's death

These file images provided by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office, shows booking photos of Terry Speaks, 41, right and 30-year-old Margaret Sanchez.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Low bidders announced for Fourth Street Bridge overhaul, bridge repairs near Grand Isle

The 4th Street Bridge is Harvey will get a major overhaul of its electrical and hydraulic systems.

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NOLA.com

Couple indicted in murder, dismemberment of Bourbon Street dancer Jaren Lockhart

A Jefferson Parish grand jury handed up an indictment Thursday, charging a former Kenner couple with the murder and dismemberment of French Quarter dancer Jaren Lockhart .

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NOLA.com

In Jefferson Parish judicial race, a contentious political campaign begins

Gretna lawyer Juan Labadie, left, wants to unseat Judge Michael Mentz, right, during this fall's elections.

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NOLA.com

Ex-Redflex Traffic executive, 2 others indicted in Chicago corruption scheme over red-light cameras, newspaper reports

A former Redflex Traffic Systems executive and two others have been indicted in a $2 million corruption scheme in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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