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Louisiana Attorney General to Speak at St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon

Louisiana Attorney General to Speak at St. Mary Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce will host Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry as guest speaker during this month’s Business…
Gov. Edwards Announces Plans for 50-Acre Louisiana Space Campus

Gov. Edwards Announces Plans for 50-Acre Louisiana Space Campus

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the State of Louisiana has signed an agreement with NASA’s Michoud…
Metal Shark Delivers Two 50’ Fireboats to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

Metal Shark Delivers Two 50’ Fireboats to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

JEANERETTE, La., Feb. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two of three new welded-aluminum “50 Defiant”…
Highway 182/Atchafalaya River Bridge to Remain Closed into Wednesday Morning

Highway 182/Atchafalaya River Bridge to Remain Closed into Wednesday Morning

The Louisiana Department of Transportation says the Highway 182/Atchafalaya River bridge will remain closed through Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. …
Metal Shark Developing Autonomous Naval Defense System for the United States Marine Corps

Metal Shark Developing Autonomous Naval Defense System for the United States Marine Corps

JEANERETTE, La., Jan. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected to develop and implement the…
Gov. Edwards Announces Gulf Island to Expand Shipyard Workforce Near Houma 

Gov. Edwards Announces Gulf Island to Expand Shipyard Workforce Near Houma 

BATON ROUGE — Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. President and CEO Richard W. Heo announced…
KQKI to Live Stream Wednesday’s Legislative Luncheon

KQKI to Live Stream Wednesday’s Legislative Luncheon

The St. Mary Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon on Wednesday, July 15 beginning at 11:30…
Nicholls Named Top Sales Program by Business Magazine

Nicholls Named Top Sales Program by Business Magazine

THIBODAUX, La. — Sales Education Foundation has named the Nicholls State University sales program one of the best in North…
Metal Shark Introduces 52-Foot, 80 MPH Military “Super Interceptor” With Production Underway

Metal Shark Introduces 52-Foot, 80 MPH Military “Super Interceptor” With Production Underway

Jeanerette, LA – Shipbuilder Metal Shark has introduced the welded-aluminum “52 Fearless Super Interceptor,” an offshore-capable, ultra-high-performance military patrol vessel…
Gov. Edwards Anmounces Louisiana to Move Into Phase II of Reopening

Gov. Edwards Anmounces Louisiana to Move Into Phase II of Reopening

 Louisiana Governor John Edwards announced on Monday that the state will enter Phase II of reopening the state’s economy on…
McDonald's Offering Free "Thank You" Meals to First Responders and Healthcare Workers

McDonald's Offering Free "Thank You" Meals to First Responders and Healthcare Workers

McDonald’s is saying thanks to frontline heroes by offering free “Thank You” meals to first responders and healthcare workers.  Terry…
Gov. Edwards: State-Led Program to Offer COVID-19 Small Business Help

Gov. Edwards: State-Led Program to Offer COVID-19 Small Business Help

Firms of fewer than 100 employees will be able to borrow up to $100,000 at below-market interest rates  BATON ROUGE —…
Governor Edwards: All Louisiana Parishes Eligible for COVID-19 Business Aid

Governor Edwards: All Louisiana Parishes Eligible for COVID-19 Business Aid

SBA loans of up to $2 million will aid Louisiana’s more than 440,000 small businesses BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov.…
Report: State of Louisiana to Close Casinos at Midnight for Two Weeks

Report: State of Louisiana to Close Casinos at Midnight for Two Weeks

The state of Louisiana has moved to close all casinos across the state in an effort to slow the spread of…
Walmart and Rouses Changing Store Hours Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Walmart and Rouses Changing Store Hours Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Walmart and Rouses have both adjusted their hours of business in order to give their employees time to sanitize and…
Metal Shark Expands Puerto Rico Customer Base with Latest Law Enforcement Vessel Delivery

Metal Shark Expands Puerto Rico Customer Base with Latest Law Enforcement Vessel Delivery

Jeanerette, LA – January 27th, 2020: Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the Policia…
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