Latest Weather Blog
BR North Economic Development District selects new Executive Director
BATON ROUGE - A new Executive Director has been selected for the Baton Rouge North Economic Development District, according to a Monday announcement from the organization.
The agency's new leader is April Hawthorne, a realtor with Keller Williams Red Stick Partners and Former Legislative Assistant to current Mayor, then, Senator Sharon Weston Broome.
In her new role, Hawthorne is expected to lead the group in forging a path towards increased economic growth in North Baton Rouge.
Board Chairman, Dr. James Gilmore Jr. said of the selection, “After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the Board of Directors is delighted that April will lead the NBREDD. She has demonstrated a passion for North Baton Rouge and the ability to build positive business relationships in the community."
The Baton Rouge North Economic Development District says its mission to develop the area included within the District in order to provide for substantial economic activity and employment opportunities.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
People gather on the Louisiana State Capitol steps to protest potential arrest...
Police were investigating Nathan Millard case when man fled BR neighborhood
Man fleeing police causes wreck on Terrace Avenue
$5M plan to provide affordable rent to people with housing insecurity; awaiting...
Sources: State Police blocks ex-leader's son from getting coveted new job following...
LSU women's basketball looking to fight Michigan's height with speed
LSU Baseball opens SEC play - WBRZ Sports Takeover
Stadium Golf Tour comes to Baton Rouge
Catholic upsets Scotlandville in DI select title game for program's first state...
Port Allen wins 4th straight state title over Winnfield