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  • 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 »
  • Central voters agree to extend school tax

    November 18, 2013 7:52 AM

    CENTRAL - Voters in Central approved a school proposition to allow the district to borrow $13.1 million and repay the bonds by extending an existing property tax for five years. The measure passed with 59 percent of the vote. The funds will be used to build a ninth-grade... more »
  • Plan in the works to widen parks of Perkins Rd Play Video

    October 2, 2013 6:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A congested stretch of road in Baton Rouge could get a much-needed upgrade. One section of Perkins Road from Siegen Lane is currently two lanes. Neighbors say that causes congestion and a traffic nightmare. There's a plan in the works to widen Perkins Road from... more »
  • CATS to deal with neglected problem Wednesday Play Video

    September 17, 2013 10:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - CATS leaders are addressing an issue that has been neglected for years. For five years when a rider puts a newer $5 bill in the farebox, it often did not get collected. The software is not compatible with the redesigned money. "Typically what would happen... more »
  • Busy highway gets major upgrades Play Video

    February 4, 2013 4:06 PM

    STEPHENSVILLE- A six-mile section of busy Highway 70 is getting a major overhaul in St. Martin Parish. It serves as an evacuation route and thousands of people use the road each day to travel between Morgan City and Baton Rouge. Melvin Verrett has lived in the community for... more »
  • Baker High School needs $4M in repairs

    January 9, 2013 7:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baker High School needs more than $4 million in repairs and upgrades. That's according to a new report by Baton Rouge engineering consulting firm Volkert Inc. The Baker School Board agreed in August to pay the company $10,000 to assess facilities at the 62-year-old school and... more »

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