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  1. Two arrested, booked with murder in Terrytown double shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    Authorities arrested two men in connection with a June double shooting in Terrytown that left an Avondale father dead and injured another man. Michael Brown, 21, and Hasaan Johnson, 23, both of New Orleans, were booked with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder, said Col.

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  2. Zoomobile visits Waggaman libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Times-Picayune

    ... r son. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  3. Churches celebrate back-to-school: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Times-Picayune

    ... To School Revival Aug. 4-6 at 6:30 nightly. The Rev. Damien J. Brown, pastor of the Little Zion Baptist Church of Avondale, will be the Revivalist. The Rev. Edward Joseph III is pastor and Brother Michael J. Louis is Scholarship Ministry chairman. ...

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  4. Avondale Fire Department offers free smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | NOLA.com

    Avondale Fire Department's firefighters are participating in Louisiana's free smoke detector and installation program "Operation Save a Life." The firefighters from Avondale Fire Department are providing a special service to residents while raising awareness of the importance of smoke detectors.

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  5. Compare ACT scores at Jefferson Parish public high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Studies in Metairie, Thomas Jefferson High in Gretna, and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy in Avondale -- were tops, with all students scoring a 20 or better. Only one other high school in the state achieved that feat, state data show: ...

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  6. 2 indicted in April killing in Harvey subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... man also was wounded in the shooting. If convicted, the 20-year-old Lonzo of Harvey the 22-year-old Simmons of Avondale each will face mandatory life in prison. Police say 19-year-old Kirklon Boyd of Westwego and 25-year-old Ashley Degree of Marrero ...

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  7. Murdered St. Augustine High student who 'had so much potential' mourned by friends, family at funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Advocate

    Halfway through the funeral inside a packed Mount Hermon Baptist Church in Avondale on Friday, the Rev. Tony Ricard ordered the students of St. Augustine High School to their feet.

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  8. Jefferson Chamber hosts 4th annual Grand Prix in AvondaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Times-Picayune

    The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will host the 4th Annual Grand Prix , presented by Zito Companies, July 16 at 5 p.m. at NOLA Motorsports Park, 11075 Nicolle Blvd., Avondale. Local businesses will convene at the karting raceway in the spirit of friendly competition, networking and teambuilding.

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  9. Waggaman youngsters enjoy visit from BugmobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .4459. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  10. Knights of Columbus auxiliary installs officers in WaggamanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | NOLA.com

    ... 0 p.m. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  11. Sunken city or surging metropolis? 9 visions for the future of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... growing in both bulk and containers. "And not only will Michoud keeping expanding as a public/private site, but Avondale will come back into commerce as an advanced heavy manufacturing location. "Our diversification will also be fueled by so-called ...

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  12. Waggaman Knights of Columbus installs officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .8475. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  13. Westwego to host fireworks showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... Westwego High School Class of 1955 celebrated its 60th class reunion recently at the Tournament Players Club in Avondale. Classmates, spouses, friends and guest enjoyed a luncheon to celebrate this historic event as this was the last class to ...

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  14. Army Of Darkness, Village Idiots Take USNE, CMRA Endurance Victories At NOLA Motorsports ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Roadracing World

    ... sprints, and first round of Solo 30 sprints, bringing over 9 hours of racing action to NOLA Motorsports Park, in Avondale, Louisiana. Hot humid temperatures in the mid 90's with a heat index of 106 degrees made for fast times on the 2.75 mile ...

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  15. Thunderstorms, high winds threaten St. Charles, Jefferson, St. Tammany parishes Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The National Weather Service has issued advisories for strong thunderstorms over Avondale and in a line between Slidell in Louisiana and Long Beach in Mississippi on Tuesday afternoon. These storms are expected to be accompanied by wind gusts of 50 mph.

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  16. Avondale church honors retiring pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... .4459. Sandra Smith is a Waggaman resident who writes about people and events of community interest in Waggaman and Avondale. She can be reached at [email protected] or 504.343.6916.

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  17. Remembering Avondale: Giant shipyard once the largest employer in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... of the founders, James Viavant, decided to finance a history of the shipyard. "I always wanted to do a book about Avondale because it was such a good story," said Johnson. "The men and women who worked there were devoted to the company, and it was ...

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  18. a CMRA Hosting USNE This Coming Weekend At NOLA Motorsports ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Roadracing World

    This weekend, June 19-21, 2015, the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association is back in action at NOLA Motorsports Park, located in Avondale, Louisiana. This will be the only stop for the CMRA this season at the 2.75 mile, clockwise 16-turn road course.

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  19. Borges: 5 to watch ata the U.S. OpenRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Rickie Fowler tees off on the first hole during a practice round for The Memorial golf tournament, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Dublin, Ohio. Jason Day, of Australia, watches his tee shot on the 7th hole during the second round of the Zurich Classic PGA golf tournament, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Avondale, La.

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  20. Church anniversary coming up: West Bank religion news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... is Coming," Jeremiah 29:11. The guest minister is the Rev. Damian J. Brown, pastor of Little Zion Baptist Church in Avondale. Sister Taisha L. Muse and the Young Adults Ministry will be leading the celebration. Call 504.367.4700. The Rev. Orin D. ...

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