Jefferson Parish firefighters quickly contained a two-alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon at J.C. Ellis Elementary School in Metairie, but the damage to the school will require it to remain closed Wednesday.
As Hurricane Sally continues to track east of Louisiana, evacuation orders for the town of Jean Lafitte, Lower Lafitte, Crown Point and Barataria in Jefferson Parish have been lifted, according to a parish news release.
It’s difficult to disengage from concerns about potentially catastrophic weather, the coronavirus contagion, economic crisis, political contentiousness and social inequity. Our brows seem to be perpetually pinched. So the new “Land of Dreams” art installation at The Historic New Orleans…
Louisiana's Legislative Black Caucus has called on Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health to investigate how the state's largest hospital system handled coronavirus surges this spring.
Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 to Oct. 3) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries.