Phil Van Roy left France to follow his wife to Lafayette. His new shop, Be True Tattoo, finds Zen in the art of indoor plants and French folk music.
The council is scrambling to pass this year’s property tax rates after failing to override Guillory’s veto, which erased 15 millages totaling some $67 million in annual revenue over a total increase of less than 0.5%.
Compelled by a federal lawsuit, Louisiana set up a mental health crisis response system. After less than a year in operation, its provider for Acadiana shut down.
The 12-foot puppet, towering over crowds of fans during her trek worldwide, is a child herself, bringing awareness to the plight of refugees around the world.
Lafayette’s Parish Council will vote Tuesday on overriding Mayor-President Josh Guillory’s veto of a small property tax bump.
With more than a quarter of Saturday’s voters now looking for a new candidate to support in the Nov. 18 mayor-president runoff, the race is sure to intensify in the coming weeks.
View a full map of how the race for mayor-president breaks down.
A pair of local businessmen, hoping to turn a former public school into a mental health clinic, hit a wall of public resistance, putting the project in a tenuous position.
Lafayette is losing young people, but Downtown is poised to be a crucial asset in the fight to keep them here.
Lost in accusations of corruption is a more basic accounting of the mayor-president’s performance. In short, he doesn’t measure up.
Early voting counts have risen by more than 350% in Lafayette Parish since 2011, with nearly 17,200 voters having already cast their ballots early ahead of Saturday’s election, data shows.
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Three million dollars to fund a substance abuse treatment clinic in Lafayette showed up in the state budget in 2022 — now the money is gone.