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Roofing program experiencing delays, hope to have projects completed in 2022

Posted 6:04 PM 7/22/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Rainy days are bringing even more stress to people who are having trouble getting damaged roofs repaired. Hundreds are part of a replacement program that's hitting snags.

The grant-funded Roof Reset Program is completing projects, but delays caused by COVID-19 and staffing (More)


New cemetery faces one last hurdle, neighborhood fears flooding if passed

Posted 6:33 PM 7/20/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A new cemetery on Florida Boulevard is one step closer to being dug. The eight and a half acres for sale in the 14000 block of Florida Boulevard could be the future home of the new Resting Place Funeral Home and Cemetery.



Development expansion has neighbors worried about flooding, traffic

Posted 6:12 PM 7/19/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - There's growing opposition to new developments as projects go before Planning and Zoning boards this week in Baton Rouge. 

The @Highland development at the corner of Highland Road and Bluebonnet Boulevard is looking to expand. But people who live around there say (More)


Proposed cemetery worries nearby neighborhood plagued with flooding

Posted 5:08 PM 7/15/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A proposed development next to a neighborhood with flooding issues has one man taking the lead to put a stop to it.

Ty Turner reached out to 2 On Your Side when he learned that a funeral home and cemetery were looking to occupy the land behind his house. He's concerned that (More)


Garden District working to save Live Oak trees, needs help raising money

Posted 5:57 PM 7/14/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - There's work being done in the Garden District to help restore the Live Oak trees, but there's still a lot more work to do.

If you have driven through Baton Rouge's Garden District you have probably noticed the gorgeous tree-lined streets. Even though the trees are on (More)


Out-of-control weeds at pharmacy chain trimmed after 2 On Your Side story

Posted 5:48 PM 7/13/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A pharmacy chain is cleaning up its act after neighbors called in a problem to 2 On Your Side. The grounds were growing out of control at several CVS locations in the Baton Rouge area.

Friday, 2 On Your Side ran a story regarding the lack of upkeep at several CVS stores in (More)


Weeds at pharmacy chain growing out of control, residents tired of the mess

Posted 6:16 PM 7/9/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Some people are fed up with the lawns and flowerbeds at some area locations of a pharmacy chain. They say the weeds have been growing for years.

Kelly Elkins is a business owner near the CVS location at Sherwood Forest and Coursey Blvd. in Baton Rouge. For the last three (More)


About 100 new patients hospitalized with COVID-19: delta variant increasing case numbers

Posted 7:00 PM 7/8/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A new warning came from state health officials as a stubborn strain of the coronavirus causes a spike in hospitalizations.

The state is ramping up its vaccination efforts as the Delta Variant sweeps through Louisiana. It's putting more people in the hospital since the state (More)


Pool company taking heat from customers unhappy with results

Posted 7:44 PM 7/5/2021 by Brittany Weiss

DENHAM SPRINGS - Backyards are turning into nightmares instead of the oasis homeowners thought they were getting with a pool. Fed up and needing help, they called 2 On Your Side.

Recently, 2 On Your Side has heard from a handful of people regarding the same person and pool company. They (More)


Neighbor of dilapidated home speaks up again, homeowners given another year to make upgrades

Posted 6:13 PM 7/2/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - It's been on and off the knockdown list and in and out of tax sales for years, but the city-parish keeps giving the property owners time to clean it up. Neighbors argue that time has been up and are voicing their frustration to 2 On Your Side.

Peter Albert has been living (More)


Parish plans to address 1,100 sinkholes in next couple of months

Posted 6:11 PM 6/30/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Orange barricades dot neighborhoods across East Baton Rouge Parish, blocking off sinkholes that the city-parish has been trying to fix. There are hundreds, and crews are about to start filling them.

Many of these sinkholes are caused by leaking or damaged stormwater and drain (More)


Ten years in the making, canal sinkhole finally fixed

Posted 11:43 AM 6/29/2021 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - It's a story 10 years in the making. That's how long a woman has been dealing with a sinkhole in her backyard. A call to 2 On Your Side finally got it fixed.

Over the last 10 years, Mechele Evans has reported the problem spot in her backyard to the city-parish. It wasn't (More)

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