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Board approves additional penny sales tax for new Livingston development
The new penny sales tax will bring the total sales tax charged within the city's newest economic development district to 11 cents on the dollar.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Police and fire briefs for Dec. 8, 2013
A Baton Rouge woman was booked into Parish Prison late Friday in the Nov. 13 stabbing of another woman in an incident involving a dispute over money.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
More signs that US births may have stopped falling
The number of babies born last year only slipped a little, and preliminary government figures released Friday indicate that trend continued through the first six months of this year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Livingston council slashes budget in dispute with Ricks
The Livingston Parish Council on Thursday refused for the second year in a row to fund the parish's long-delayed road overlay program, the latest chapter in its ongoing dispute with Parish President Layton Ricks over the hiring of an engineering firm for the work.
Livingston man charged with false billing in Gustav work
Prosecutors have filed 81 formal charges against a former Livingston Parish contractor accused of falsifying billing invoices and theft related to parish Hurricane Gustav cleanup work.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
3D printing opens new doors in Livingston
The machine is changing manufacturing as we know it, since it can make pieces and parts in minutes.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Study: BRa s fiscal future grim if St. George breaks away
If supporters succeed in their quest to create the city of St. George, they will carve off a quarter of the residents in areas covered by the city-parish government but take 40 percent of the sales tax revenue, according to a study by LSU economists released Sunday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Livingston seeks reimbursement check
Livingston Parish officials are again asking the federal government to release a $945,000 reimbursement check for work done on Eden Church Road in Denham Springs.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Increasing LIGO sensitivity by feedforward subtraction of auxiliary length control noise
LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory [Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana] measures the differential length of 4-km Michelson arms with Fabry-Perot cavities.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Livingston council, Ricks at odds over attorney fees
Ricks said court documents Alvin Fairburn & Associates filed Wednesday convinced him he cannot pay the attorney defending council members Marshall Harris and Cindy Wale in the firm's suit against the pair.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Livingston SPCA: Thefts of purebred dogs rise in holiday season
The Soileaus have a special place in their hearts for animals. Their household consists of several pets including a family of four Yorkies.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Livingston looking for road contractor
After only one company submitted qualifications for engineering work on Livingston Parish's road overlay program, the Parish Council decided to readvertise the project.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Livingston officials defend drop in state school rankings
Livingston Parish School System officials are defending the district's school performance score ranking after the district dropped from 10th a year ago in the state's old scoring system to 17th this year under the new method.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Around Livingston for Nov. 21, 2013
Women Outreaching Women will host a volunteer meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at 26852 La.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Soaring legal costs raising concerns in Livingston
Livingston Parish government drained what it had budgeted for legal fees by late summer and kept on spending, records show, piling up bills more than 35 percent above budget with two months remaining in the year.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Livingston Parish residents may fund parish wide animal control
A parish wide animal control in Livingston Parish has been talked about for years, 15 years according to one councilman, but still there is nothing.