Repairs Coming to Ambassador Caffery Road in Lafayette (SCHEDULE)
Construction has begun to repair and improve Ambassador Caffery Parkway on the stretch of the roadway from Johnston Street to Kaliste Saloom Road.
BUILD Grant to Help “Revitalize” University Avenue Corridor in Lafayette
Lafayette City Council Chair Pat Lewis (District 1) explains how this $10 million BUILD grant will fund two components of the University Avenue Corridor Project.
Temporary Library Cards Issued for Hurricane Laura Evacuees
The Lafayette Public Library is now issuing temporary library cards to Louisiana residents from Jefferson Davis Parish, Calcasieu Parish, and Cameron Parish who have been displaced by Hurricane Laura and who are momentarily living in Lafayette Parish.
Lafayette’s Estimated Taxable Sales in June Highest on Record for 2020
With more than $562 million in estimated taxable sales in June, year-to-date sales in Lafayette Parish reached $2.98 billion—3.7% lower than 2019 and 0.82% higher than 2018. June estimated sales are the highest month on record for 2020.
Lafayette Parish to Get Over $7.1 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds
Lafayette will use the grant funds for normal and extraordinary operating expenses, purchase of rolling stock, and paratransit services.
Ouachita Parish OHSEP Leader Adds to Duplicate COVID-19 Number Claims
Ouachita Parish Director of Homeland Security Neil Brown joins the growing list of parishes who are raising red flags about the way COVID-19 cases are being counted.
LaSalle Parish Sheriff Says He Removed Duplicate Names Himself
Sheriff Scott Franklin is the second elected official in Louisiana to publicly say that duplicate names have to lead to increased case numbers.
DeSoto Sheriff Says COVID-19 Case Numbers Are Inflated
Richardson, who also serves as the GOHSEP lead in the parish, says he has personally seen duplicate names on the list of cases in his parish.