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Utility overcharge corrected, more lighting provided in bill fix

Posted 7:09 PM 3/29/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A business owner is in a much better position after reaching out to 2 On Your Side for help with her Entergy bill. Dorothy Holdon asked for help after she couldn't find a (More)


After threatening to sue homeowner for ignoring letter, parish now admits it never sent it

Posted 6:55 PM 3/28/2023 by Brittany Weiss

PRAIRIEVILLE - There's more to the story about a fence in Ascension Parish. A parish official told 2 On Your Side on Thursday that a certified letter had been sent to the property owners with an official offer from the parish to move the fence to the servitude line.

Turns out, that letter (More)


Prairieville resident could face parish lawsuit over fence position

Posted 6:29 PM 3/24/2023 by Brittany Weiss

PRAIRIEVILLE - A civil matter has escalated to a potential lawsuit involving the Ascension Parish government and a Prairieville resident.

It's all over a fence, and the owner of the fence, Nick Ehrhard, says he only wants to be treated fairly. Instead, he says he feels isolated.


Metro Council member loses property dispute case, ordered to pay $57K in damages

Posted 6:03 PM 3/27/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - After failing to show up for court twice, an East Baton Rouge Metro councilman has been ordered to pay restitution and remove property in violation of parish code.

A judge has ordered Councilman Cleve Dunn to pay his neighbor, Eugene Michelli, $57,000 in damages. The property (More)


Business owner repeatedly charged for security light that doesn't exist

Posted 3:32 AM 3/15/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A business owner says she has been paying for a security light that she hasn't had since October 2021.

Dorothy Holden says she's tired of waiting on Entergy to adjust her bill.

"They keep saying they're going to do something and nobody does anything," Holden said.


Brusly mailboxes moved again, now farther from street

Posted 9:09 PM 3/13/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BRUSLY - Mailboxes that some say were installed too close to the road have been moved farther away from the street. One woman called 2 On Your Side after she hit a mailbox and it turns out she's not the only one who complained.

A day after the story aired, John Berthelot says a crew came (More)


Dry cleaner leaves customers high and dry, looking for their clothes after abrupt closure

Posted 6:30 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - A dry cleaner on Gus Young Avenue closed abruptly last month, and customers are looking for answers about what happened to their clothes.

Customer Kim Wellington says clothes are still inside the business, so she called 2 On Your Side to try and get her items back.


Amid reports of rampant fighting at EBR schools, teacher tells WBRZ they're scared to teach

Posted 4:13 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - An East Baton Rouge Parish School System teacher fears that teachers and students haven't been given the resources they need to succeed and it's resulting in unrest.

It's the violence, the disrespect, and the lack of support from leadership that worries this teacher who does (More)


Mailboxes moved following sidewalk project, some say they're too close to street

Posted 1:49 PM 3/10/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BRUSLY - Some mailboxes are getting the attention of a driver in West Baton Rouge Parish after a sidewalk construction project. A woman says she hit one of them and it damaged her brand new car.

Sunday afternoon, Lynette Rivet had just wrapped up an errand and was on her way home. She was (More)


Shameless theft video highlights bigger problem, thefts go unreported

Posted 9:46 PM 3/7/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - Retail theft is a problem all over the country. It's no secret, it also happens in and around Baton Rouge. What you might not know is a lot of it goes unreported.

If you look around the parking lot and the building itself at the Walgreens on South Acadian Thruway and (More)


Federal, local dollars at work clearing waterways in EBR

Posted 5:49 PM 3/3/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - There's a lot of work happening in East Baton Rouge Parish's waterways. They haven't been cleaned out in decades, which means there's plenty to do.

There's an impressive sight to see along Bayou Fountain near Burbank Drive. Piles and piles of debris are stacked high, waiting (More)


Garbage costs go up this month in East Baton Rouge

Posted 5:36 PM 3/2/2023 by Brittany Weiss

BATON ROUGE - The new City-Parish garbage, recycling, and trash contracts go into effect March 1. Starting this month, East Baton Rouge Parish customers will start seeing an increase in garbage fees on their water bills.

The new residential fees will be $35.23 per household, up from $23 a (More)

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