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Bechtel has been selected to provide preconstruction and engineering work for the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal , a $1.5 billion project that backers say will create 34,000 jobs in the state.
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Aldersgate United Methodist Church will sponsor a church-wide garage sale March 22 from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the John Wesley Center at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 360 Robert Blvd., Slidell.
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Mary Skelonc, program manager for National Relief Network, was in Braithwaite last month with a group of students from Royal Oaks High School in Royal Oaks, Mich.
The Tammany Trace. The Slidell City Council Tuesday chose a route to extend the trace to Heritage Park.
The Rev. Norman J. Farve will be installed on March 30 as president of the Ministerial Alliance of Greater St. Tammany .
The March general meeting of the Slidell Republican Women's Club will feature a membership coffee and candidates forum for the parishwide office of coroner and for Republican candidates for the Slidell City Council district and at-large positions.
Like the first day of school, the opening day of the 2014 session of the Louisiana Legislature gives state representatives and senators an opportunity to catch up before the actual work begins.
A portable computer, a cross country runner's sweatshirt and a black dress lay on the floral bedspread, practically untouched since the last time the 19-year-old University of New Orleans student slept there, more than a week ago.
The state of public education will be examined at Lifetree Cafe on March 16 at 10:30 a.m. and on March 19 at 7 p.m. The program, titled "Pass or Fail? The State of Education," features filmed stories from Nikhil Goyal, TED talk speaker and author of "One Size Does Not Fit All: A Student's Assessment of School," and Sajan George, the founder of ... (more)
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Tau Kappa Zeta Graduate Chapter will host its annual Meet and Greet informational meeting on March 22, 1 to 3 p.m., at Slidell Memorial Hospital Founder's Building first floor conference room, 1150 Robert Blvd., Slidell.
"We pulled together public climbing gyms to tie in a really fun and interesting way to get more people engaged and interested in rock climbing," Lee Guilbeau, organizer and BREC tower climbing coach Louisiana is devoid of any sort of geological formations suitable for rock climbing, but that didn't deter Angus Armstrong from showing off his ... (more)
Sharon Sandifer and David Kiviaho, co-authors of 'Customer Management: The kiisa Service Cycle,' sign copies of their books following Kiviaho's presentation to the general membership of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce.
Slidell completed its first Carnival season under stricter parade regulations and Mayor Freddy Drennan says the city is still compiling its reports to determine how well the krewes adhered to the new regulations.
The American Legion Post 185 will sponsor a fried catfish dinner March 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Post Home, 1680 St. Ann Place, Slidell.