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Mayor Broome appoints Darryl Gissel  as permanent CAO

Mayor Broome appoints Darryl Gissel as permanent CAO

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome will name former Mayoral Candidate Darryl Gissel as the city’s new chief administrative officer Thursday morning. Today, Broome issued a press release saying she would name a permanent CAO on Thursday. Gissel, who ran as a non-party candidate in the 2016 mayor’s race, later served on one of Broome’s transition teams.(…)

Baton Rouge on track to break murder record

Baton Rouge on track to break murder record

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) –With Baton Rouge on track to break records for homicides and murders, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is outlining her strategy to cut back on the violence. However, any such strategy could take months to come together. Earlier this week, a violent night made headlines. There were five shooting scenes across the parish(…)

S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

The South Louisiana Coalition (SLCE) for Education host candidate forum at Lee High School. SLCE was formed in 2015 by a group of community educators in Baton Rouge, LA. The members are from the following parishes: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Point Coupee, Ascension, St. Helena, Avoyelles, and Iberville. SLCE mission is to organize teachers,(…)

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brendan Csaposs at (415) 706-4224 or brendan.csaposs@educationalequity.org.   SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates   Baton Rouge – For the past 2 months, SLCE has been engaging teachers, parents, students, and community members across District 7 in conversations to surface issues they(…)

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools      Closed Tomorrow Ascension Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Assumption Parish Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Iberville Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow; All Iberville Parish Schools and offices will be closed tomorrow. Lafourche Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Nicholls State University Closed Today(…)

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