Lafayette looks to have a real race on its hands in this fall’s mayor-president election as challengers to incumbent Mayor-President Josh Guillory are showing early signs of success.
For decades, Lafayette has grown into flood prone areas, but that has come with a hidden risk.
The Lafayette City Council failed to adopt a budget for the fiscal year that begins Nov. 1 at least in part because of proposed pay raises for city police, firefighters and marshals.
Source: The Acadiana Advocate
A new collaboration between Miles Perret Cancer Services Center and local lingerie store La Femme is helping survivors acclimate to life in their changed bodies.
Lafayette’s City Council is looking for news on the $9.5 million City Court relocation this week, while both councils will consider plans to give 14 adjudicated properties to Lafayette’s Habitat for Humanity.
With so many races and candidates, the wide scope of this fall’s elections can be a turn-off for young voters.
The large, black crickets seen all around Acadiana are field crickets, and are the culprit for the nighttime noise. The year’s weather conditions have created the perfect conditions for the current cricket swarm. Source: The Acadiana Advocate
Lafayette is looking to a new idea to offload adjudicated properties: putting communities in charge of their fates
No one was asking for a new city courthouse. That means we’re paying a high public premium to subsidize a private development.
Due to supply chain issues created by the pandemic, the board is moving forward with a plan for a smaller library than could have been built if the process had been initiated earlier.
More parents are opting out of school vaccination schedules for common childhood illnesses. Rates among Louisiana kindergartners fell below the threshold for herd immunity against measles.
A plan to pair Lafayette police with mental health professionals was scuttled this week in favor of a reset, further delaying the search for a solution.