Shop Local, Shop St. John this Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 St. John the Baptist Parish – The St. John the Baptist Parish Economic Development Department is launching the annual Shop Local, Shop St. John campaign for the 2017 holiday season in an effort to promote locally-owned and operated...

President Robottom Joins Winn Dixie CEO for Re-Grand Opening

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish President Robottom, Administrative staff, Assessor Lucien Gauff, and Councilman Larry Sorapuru joined Southeastern Grocers President & CEO Anthony Hucker, Winn Dixie employees, local vendors and a...

Towneplace Suites by Marriot Opens in LaPlace

St. John the Baptist Parish –    St. John the Baptist Parish Officials, the St. John Economic Development Department and the River Region Chamber of Commerce joined Vedant Vasanji of Q Hotels Management and Chris Dwyer of Towneplace Suites by Marriott LaPlace to...

Tonnage titans – top 20 ports by annual cargo throughput

Port of South Louisiana Makes Prestigious List Daniel Clemenson, senior analyst, ports and terminals 15 October 2017- Fairplay Magazine Being a bulk specialist may have been difficult for shipowners in the past five years, given fleet oversupply and fluctuating...