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For some, the Christmas season doesn't start until Santa is spotted in the Sonic Christmas Parade.
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6 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
Lafayette Consolidated Councilman Kevin Naquin explained a newly proposed ordinance, if approved by the council it would phase-out the rebate given to businesses for filing their sales taxes on time.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is considering doing away with a rebate that helps retailers cover the cost of collecting sales tax - a move widely panned by the business community.
Officials with Lafayette Central Park Inc. burrowed further into residents' wants and wishes Tuesday during two final forums to gauge more specifically what should be included at the proposed 100-acre Park at the Horse Farm.
It's one of the beautiful attractions of Downtown Lafayette. The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is celebrating an important 100-year marker.
Lafayette police are looking for a man who entered Teche Federal Bank on Johnston Street at 1:45 p.m. and grabbed money from where a teller had been counting cash behind a window, officials said.
Lafayette Consolidated council members could put a moratorium or restrictions on the construction of Dollar General and Family Dollar stores in the parish.Council Member Kenneth Boudreaux says he is conducting Lafayette Consolidated council members could put a moratorium or restrictions on the construction of Dollar General and Family Dollar stores ... (more)
Lafayette, LA On December 2, 2013, at approximately 11:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery in the 1300 block of the SE Evangeline Thruway.
South Louisiana Community College is kicking off the holiday season by lighting up the night with a festive Holiday Tree Lighting event at two of its campuses.
The Lafayette Parish School Board might decide Wednesday whether to meet in two, separate day-long sessions to work out their differences - with each other and the superintendent - and find common ground on changes brought about by a new state law that took effect last year.
Lafayette Consolidated council members could put a moratorium or restrictions on the construction of Dollar General and Family Dollar stores in the parish.
The Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce and Greater New Orleans Inc. will hold a forum on national flood insurance reform at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Petroleum Club, 111 Heymann Blvd. The "Food for Thought" forum will focus on the Biggert-Waters Act and will include a discussion on the proposed Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act , a ... (more)
The victim has been identified as Alfred Buteaux. Detectives arrested 62-year-old Randall Girouard of Iberia Parish in connection to the shooting.
St. Landry Parish has joined Vermillion and Lafayette parishes and the communities of Scott, Youngsville, Carencro, Duson, Loreauville and St. Martinville in becoming a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization.