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  • Edwards restarts stalled community college expansion plans

    September 7, 2016 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Construction is moving ahead on a stalled list of upgrades planned for Louisiana's community college campuses. Gov. John Bel Edwards is announcing the projects at events this week, restarting plans that he stymied earlier this year as he reworked state construction spending amid ongoing budget troubles. More... more »
  • Iberville Parish courthouse to close amid upgrades

    July 26, 2016 11:21 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Iberville Parish Courthouse is shutting down for about 12 days beginning Tuesday as contractors make $3.1 million in upgrades to the building's air conditioning system. Parish officials have had to line up temporary quarters for several agencies now housed at the courthouse, including Parish President J. Mitchell... more »
  • Groundbreaking set for Walker High School upgrades

    June 19, 2016 11:29 PM

    WALKER – Workers will soon get started on million dollar improvements to Walker High School later this month. Officials are set to break ground on a $25 million capital improvement during a ceremony on June 27. The construction is part of a plan approved by voters in 2014. ... more »
  • Houma Civic Center hurricane upgrades completed

    March 16, 2016 9:20 AM

    HOUMA - Renovations to make the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center more resilient to hurricanes have been completed. Beginning in 2012, The Courier reports Terrebonne Parish began the work of hardening key facilities around the parish to allow needed officials and first responders to perform the work of getting the parish back... more »
  • Federal agency awards $10M to upgrade, close rail crossings

    February 17, 2016 1:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded nearly $10 million in grants to upgrade or close dozens of railroad crossings in eight states, including a $1.1 million grant to Louisiana. FRA Administrator Sarah Feinberg visited Baton Rouge on Wednesday to announce the federal grants, which are funded by... more »
  • St. Helena Parish upgrades jail Play Video

    September 16, 2015 6:22 PM

    GREENSBURG - St. Helena Parish is wrapping up upgrades to the parish jail this week. Money from a capital outlay grant was used to build a prisoner entry sally port which encloses inmates while they're being transported from the vehicle to the jail. St. Helena officials told News 2... more »
  • Ascension schools spending big for upgrades

    June 16, 2015 11:12 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish School Board decided to spend nearly $2 million to upgrade three schools over the summer. The school system will build an addition to the gymnasium at Donaldsonville High School, add five new classrooms at Galvez Middle School and upgrade utilities at St. Amant High... more »

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