Truck drivers, nurse jobs in demand in Baton Rouge

Truck drivers and registered nurses were the two occupations with the highest demand for workers in metro Baton Rouge, according to an analysis of job openings. The Baton Rouge Area Chamber based the report on data collected from more than 55,000 websites including job boards and company-specific job opportunity pages. There were 4,318 unique postings… Keep Reading

New food truck brings Nashville-style hot chicken to Baton Rouge

Chicky Sandos is coming in hot to Baton Rouge’s culinary scene. The Nashville-inspired hot chicken food truck aims to impress diners with its twist on classic fried chicken.  In fall 2020, founders Henry Nguyen, Sameer Abudyak, Daniel Vu and Jordan Duong joined forces to bring those new flavors to the city. They say they “wanted… Keep Reading

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No. 4 LSU rolls to win in 2021 LSU Tiger Golf Classic

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The LSU Tiger Golf Classic wrapped up its final round Wednesday, April 7, and it was a complete team effort from LSU women’s golf squad. Alden Wallace finished Tuesday tied for fourth place and that’s where she finished. The junior ended the tourney at -1 and sand four birdies in… Keep Reading

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Overnight storms move through Baton Rouge, surrounding areas

BATON ROUGE – Severe weather threatened a number of states in the Deep South on Wednesday evening as tornado watches were issued for portions of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.  Overnight in Louisiana, residents of Livingston Parish were on alert due to a Tornado Warning from the National Weather Service and area officials reported 3-4… Keep Reading

MLK monument restored in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) On Tuesday, city leaders gathered in the City Plaza to unveil the newly restored monument for the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The monument was originally placed in 1997 and over the years the paint has been chipped and worn from the elements and graffiti. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation… Keep Reading

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Check out the Groovin’ on the Grass concert series Saturday Red Stick Social is introducing its “Groovin on the Grass” outdoor concert series Saturday, April 10. The series will kick off with Michael Foster Project, performing at 7 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. Red Stick Social is at 1503 Government St.  Enjoy… Keep Reading

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