Latest Survey Results Show Effects of Coronavirus on Acadiana Economy
In mid-April, a second COVID-19 Business Impact Survey was conducted through a joint effort of business resource partners including One Acadiana.
Upcoming COVID-19 Tele-Town Hall to Feature Acadiana Officials
Louisiana Public Health Institute & Louisiana Department of Health are hosting a tele-town hall called “COVID-19: Preparing for the Next Phase” on Wednesday.
Taxable Sales Numbers are Mixed Bag in Lafayette Parish
With more than $509 million in taxable sales in March, 2020 year-to-date taxable sales reached $1.49 billion.
Lafayette General Health to Begin COVID-19 Antibody Testing
The lab-based serology blood test, provided by Abbott, tests for the detection of IgG antibody to identify if a person has had the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Graduation Rescheduled for Lafayette Parish Students
The Lafayette Parish School System is rescheduling all high school graduations.
Guidelines Released to Re-opening Golf Courses in Lafayette Parish
At Friday's press conference, Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory released the guidelines to re-opening golf courses in Lafayette Parish.
Lafayette Utilities System Wins National Safety Awards
Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2019 and a Diamond Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.
Additional Sand Bag Locations Announced for Lower St. Martin Parish
In order to minimize interaction among members of the public in securing sandbags, the sites will be open to the public at all times and will be self-service.
Public Memorial on Friday for Dr. Ray Authement
The public is invited to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Ray P. Authement at a drive-by memorial Friday at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
UL Lafayette Confirms COVID-19 Case
In a statement emailed Wednesday to students, faculty and staff members, Dr. Joseph Savoie, University president, said the student does not live on campus, nor were they a student resident this semester.
Lafayette Public Library System Suspends Drive-Thru Services; Digital Resources Available
All Lafayette Public Library locations will discontinue drive-thru pickup and return services as of 5:00 PM Monday.
Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette Closes Offices
The Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette will close its offices, effective immediately, and will remain closed until April 12, 2020, due to Coronavirus.
Lafayette Mayor-President Guillory Calls For Cancellation of All Mass Public Gatherings Through Sunday, March 15, 2020
This will include all public meetings, events, programming and extra-curricular activities in an effort to curb the potential spread of the virus.
Queen’s Parade to Roll Today
The Queen's Parade is scheduled to roll through tonight!
Lafayette Council Chair Wants More Review on Ordinances to Abolish EDDs
Mayor-President Josh Guillory submitted five (5) individual ordinances for City Council consideration during the March 3rd meeting to abolish each Economic Development District (EDD).
Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory Names Interim Directors
Mayor-President Josh Guillory has named interim directors for the newly created Drainage Department and the Traffic, Roads & Bridges Department (TRB).
Guillory Administration Proposes Public Works Department Reorganization
One of the first official acts of Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s administration will be to create departments dedicated solely to drainage and traffic, roads and bridges.
LCG Charter Transition Committee To Take Public Comment On Dec. 10
A special meeting of the Charter Transition Committee will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 3:45 p.m. in the City-Parish Council Auditorium.
Thanksgiving To Affect LCG Waste & Transit Services
Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, Lafayette Transit System and Republic Services will not run on Thursday, November 28.
Simone Champagne Endorses Josh Guillory For Lafayette Mayor-President
Simone Champagne of Youngsville and recent candidate for Mayor-President announced today that she is endorsing fellow Republican Candidate Josh Guillory in the November 16th Mayor/Presidents race.