METAIRIE, La. — Bars in Jefferson Parish can reopen their doors today (Wednesday, Sept. 23) after the parish met the state testing criteria necessary for such a move, the parish announced Wednesday. Louisiana Department of Health data released Wednesday showed the parish now has two consecutive weeks of test positivity...
If the parish hits that less than five percent positivity rate Wednesday, the ability for bars to open will be effective immediately. METAIRIE, La. — At Whitey's Pool Hall in Metairie, customers are more than just people “It’s like family,” said Adrian Hamann, who’s owned the place for 47 years. In all...
Ashok Patel immigrated to the United States 40 years ago and was instrumental in creating the local Indian community. KENNER, La. — When Nissan Patel looks at pictures of his father, he sees hard work in human form. “Growing up around him, he was always a hands-on guy. He was an...
Jefferson Parish hasn't met the criteria to reopen bars yet, but could in two weeks. LAPLACE, La. — In parishes that are eligible to reopen bars, Governor Edwards is now allowing them to serve alcohol until 11 p.m. It was initially 10 p.m. As the state moved into Phase 3, bars...
The Jefferson Parish Council rolled out the welcome mat to New Orleans schools that are looking for a place to play football this Fall. JEFFERSON PARISH, La. — Right now, there won't be any Friday night lights at places like Tad Gormley stadium in New Orleans, but that doesn't mean...
He was able to do this under the radar for several years because the parish didn't have sufficient "controls" in place, according to the audit. METAIRIE, La. — A Jefferson Parish park manager is accused of stealing $14,000 in taxpayer funds for his own personal expenses, according to two audits...
He was able to do this under the radar for several years because the parish didn't have sufficient "controls" in place, according to the audit. METAIRIE, La. — A Jefferson Parish park manager is accused of stealing $14,000 in taxpayer funds for his own personal expenses, according to two audits...
The parish hired River Birch to do the work for $4.9 million, but DeJean said it only cost $3.5 million and was finished six months early. WAGGAMAN, La. — The news was mixed Tuesday for the troubled Jefferson Parish Landfill in Waggaman. A new gas collection system is reducing emissions there...
The parish hired River Birch to do the work for $4.9 million, but DeJean said it only cost $3.5 million and was finished six months early. WAGGAMAN, La. — The news was mixed Tuesday for the troubled Jefferson Parish Landfill in Waggaman. A new gas collection system is reducing emissions there...
Council members approved the joint resolution without opposition. METAIRIE, La. — The Jefferson Parish Council approved a resolution asking Governor John Bel Edwards to loosen Coronavirus restrictions by parish or region.  Right now, those decisions are made on a statewide basis.  Council members said they are not trying to pick a fight...