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June 20, 2017 - 4:06pm

The James M. Cox Foundation has provided a $250,000 grant to Lafayette General Foundation that will be used to further expand telemedicine in St. Martin Parish public schools. Through...

June 6, 2017 - 9:03pm

There are many benefits to ridesharing. Not only do you save money on gas and wear and tear on your vehicle or avoid the dreaded hunt for a parking spot, but in many cases, drivers make an informed...

Acadian Middle School sign
June 6, 2017 - 8:59pm

  Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation served as the proud sponsor of the closing ceremony held at Acadiana Middle School held on May 2, 2017. For the fourth year in a row, our...

View of the gorgeous golf green
June 6, 2017 - 8:56pm

Opened in 1955, Oakbourne Country Club is the only private member-owned club in Lafayette Parish. While its gorgeous 18-hole golf course is an alluring draw for golfing aficionados, the club also...

Will Landry, Michael Dozier, Karen Knight, and Al Patin
June 6, 2017 - 8:34pm

The future of healthcare is now! Upper Lafayette’s May meeting focused on the advancements in healthcare delivery in our region. Based upon the looks on the faces of many of the attendees, it was...

LEDA job fair attracts eager job seekers
June 6, 2017 - 8:25pm

By Gregg Gothreaux, President and CEO of Lafayette Economic Development Authority Article originally published in ABiz magazine, April 14 – May 14, 2017 issue The LEDA staff meets with hundreds...

Acadian Ambulance ribbon cutting held on May 3, 2017
June 6, 2017 - 8:20pm

On May 3, 2017, the Carencro Business Association hosted a ribbon cutting with Acadian Ambulance management and EMS staff to celebrate the company moving back into Carencro and into a bigger station...

Arlene LeBlanc, Jan Swift and Lacey Maynor
May 25, 2017 - 4:23pm

It is with great joy, and a tinge of sadness at the same time, that we bid our friend, Arlene LeBlanc, adieu as she retires from Advancial Federal Credit Union. Arlene has served as an outstanding...

Jody Duhon, principal of the new Edward J. Sam Accelerated School
May 25, 2017 - 3:58pm

Originally posted by Leah Cavalier, The Advocate Students hoping to resume their journey toward a high school diploma now have a unique opportunity at the Lafayette Parish School System’s new public...

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