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Double Click Computers: everyone has the right to quality, affordable IT services

Double Click Computers: everyone has the right to ...

“The main thing which differentiates us from others is that we build relationships with people,” said Josh...

Baton Rouge Airport kicks off 2016 master plan, pursues additional airlines

Baton Rouge Airport kicks off 2016 master plan, pu...

On December 16, two days after the Metropolitan Council approved the 2016 Master Plan Update for the Baton...

Local parades are convenient and lots of fun

Local parades are convenient and lots of fun

Take me to the Mardi Gras where the people sing and play, where the dancing is elite and there’s music in...

Business & Community News

Have You Heard

ZACHARY EVENTS GoodHealth Classes and Programs at Lane Regional Medical Center AARP Smart Driver Course: This 4-hour, classroom refresher course for drivers age 50 and older will help you learn the...

Newsmakers

Holmes Building Materials acquires cross-town lumberyard Ed Price Building Materials Baton Rouge based Holmes Building Materials, with a location in Denham Springs, revealed on their Facebook page...

Around Town

Native Guards Battlefield Tour at Port Hudson State Historic Site: In honor of Black History Month and to highlight the museum’s latest permanent exhibit, the Native Guards battlefield diorama, the...

Around the Library

Livingston Parish Events For Adults, Kids, and Teens Library Happenings For more information or to register when required, call the appropriate branch or go to www.mylpl.info and click on the online...

Writers and readers flock to St. Francisville

For the past ten years, this little river town in the slow cold month of February has been enlivened by the Writers & Readers Symposium, now sponsored by A Celebration of Literature and Art,...

Graves’ PROVE IT Act Passes House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. – The PROVE IT Act – a bi-partisan regulatory reform bill Congressman Garret Graves (R – South Louisiana) introduced in 2016 and that was included in the Regulatory Accountability...

FTC announces crackdown on robocall operations

Defendants blasted billions of robocalls, including to many on Do Not Call Registry Everyone hates to receive robocalls, so it’s good news when some are shut down. The Federal Trade Commission...

Livingston EDC looking forward to 2017

The Livingston Economic Development Council held its first quarterly meeting of 2017 at Forrest Grove Plantation in Denham Springs on January 18. Speakers were U. S. Congressman Garret Graves and...

Have faith that our hopes for the new year can be realized

Twenty-seventeen has arrived. Twenty-sixteen was filled with many ups and downs: tragedy struck our law enforcement friends and neighbors, tornados and two floods – one in March and one in...

Chamber Dateline

Zachary Chamber Zachary Chamber’s auction funds donated to flood victims The Zachary Chamber of Commerce featured an auction item at their annual Membership and Awards Banquet this year to raise...

In the Know

Make your finances great again!

The New Year brings with it ambitious goals and challenging resolutions, whether it’s to eat healthier and exercise more or to do a better job managing your money. Now is the perfect time to do a...

Words that change everything

There is much truth in the saying credited to Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1839), “The pen is mightier than the sword.” However, as with the sword, the pen must be wielded well if its might is to be...

Your health journey should be most important concern

As we move into 2017, it seems the general consensus is that it HAS to be better than 2016. We had some major events hit us hard that derailed most of us from any type of wellness or fitness goals....

Consider some New Year’s financial resolutions

We’re just in the first month of 2017, so you might have made some New Year’s resolutions. What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? Mastering the perfect beef...

2017: A new year for history buffs to learn

The McCarrol Lumber Company store in Holden is shown at left, and the lumberyard (flooded) at right. Photos courtesy of Sarah Carter Ross. My, we’ve survived the 2016 floods and the holidays, and by...

Weather confuses plants with long growing season

The start to 2017 was much like 2016 – wet and warm. The day after New Year’s Day I was taking down outside decorations and was surprised to see blooms on my Formosa azaleas. There were other...

Watches go from practical to fashionable

Watches have steadily become a fashion statement instead of the reliable time piece of yester year. Cell phones, which are carried by virtually every person, have become the time piece of choice....

What is the real estate market five months after the flood?

Just days before The Great flood of 2016, I was speaking to Lawson Covington (owner of Covington & Associates Real Estate) regarding the market and the record-breaking year we were having....

Make a bucket list and resolve to travel in 2017

I’ve never been so happy to see the end of a year! Good riddance, 2016, because you kicked in our teeth. I’m ready to move forward and welcome 2017, and I’ve made a list of resolutions. I know I...

Top 3 reasons to have a custom domain

Having a website is important of course, but do you have a custom domain email for your business? According to Microsoft Office 365, having a custom domain email address is very important for your...