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Radio report questions feasbility of Gretna's $50 million hotel-retail complex
Crews work on the site of a Courtyard by Marriott in Gretna. A WWL Radio report questions whether the $50 million hotel-retail complex is feasible.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
JPSO closes on Fat City properties, prepares to move 1st District station
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office recently closed on the last of four lots in Fat City that will serve as the future home of the department's new 1st District Patrol Station.
Higgins, Ehret and West Jefferson high schools to celebrate 35th reunion in Harvey
L.W. Higgins, John Ehret and West Jefferson High Schools will celebrate their 35th class reunion on Nov. 15 at Le Maison Creole, 1605 8th St., Harvey, from 8 p.m. until midnight.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
N.O. construction company named to fast-growing companies list
Pontchartrain Partners, a New Orleans-based construction company, topped the Louisiana members of Inc. magazine's 2014 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies at No.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Port Allen man standing trial in murder of Harvey handyman
When Carolyn Bates returned to her home in Harvey 's Woodmere subdivision on that rainy Friday afternoon more than four years ago, she immediately became suspicious when she found her front door was ajar.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Catholic Charities food distribution site moves to Harvey
West Bank Catholic Charities new food distribution site at 1245 First Ave., Harvey, will allow it to serve more seniors who need food.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
New pastor in Harahan is a real-life hero
When the Rev. Lisa Fitzpatrick accepted the position as pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Harahan in June, the congregation had no idea that they were getting not only a pastor but also a real-life hero.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Gretna City Council endorses plan to reroute trains over residents'...
More than 100 people packed the Gretna City Council chambers Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 to speak out against a proposed coal export terminal in Plaquemines Parish and a possible increase in train traffic in downtown Gretna.
Oil additive could have shut down West Closure Complex generators, official says
Water gushes out of the pumps running at the West Closure Complex in Belle Chasse on Thursday, May 29, 2014 during a hurricane testing exercise.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Residents to ask Gretna City Council to oppose Plaquemines Parish coal export terminal
In the heart of one of Gretna's historic districts, the railroad tracks run from the Gouldsboro switchyard right down Madison Street.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
153 participate in Locks of Love cut-athon at Lakeside in Metairie
Earlier this summer, while visiting the Aquarium of the Americas, 8-year-old Layann Sarsour saw another girl about her age who didn't have any hair.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Woodmere group gives away school supplies in Harvey
The Renew Wooodmere Association hosted a Back to School Bash Aug. 9 at Woodmere Park and Gym, 4100 Glenmere Drive.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
FMT Signs on for Another Eastern Towboat
Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. announced that Florida Marine Transporters, Inc. of Mandeville, La.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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Unclaimed Mega Millions prizes in Harvey, Slidell to expire Sept. 10
BATON ROUGE As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim two Louisiana Lottery Mega Millions prizes won on March 14, 2014.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Follow live updates from Jefferson Parish School Board meeting Wednesday
BRETT DUKE / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE James Meza, acting superintendent of Jefferson Parish public schools, listens during a Jefferson Parish School Board meeting at Alfred Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School in Kenner Wednesday, April 16, 2012.