Latest Metairie, Louisiana Stories

2014-04-28 23:09:05

David Yaconi Joins Summit Integration Systems as Business Development Manager and Audio Visual Expert Servicing Corporate Customers in Greater New Orleans Area; Local Businesses Get Access to

2014-03-08 23:03:32

Metairie Park Country Day School and Academy of the Sacred Heart Students Display Original Works New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 New Orleans Area

2009-07-16 06:40:00

METAIRIE, La., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Pottery has been a revered craft in the South of France for centuries.

2009-02-15 15:44:20

Thousands of people took part in the third annual Family Gras celebration in Metairie, La., an organizer says. Violet Peters, Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau president, estimated 4,000 people took part in the annual celebration in Metairie during its first couple days despite rainy weather, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported Saturday. This year's festival, which ran Friday through Sunday, included appearances by rock musician Gavin DeGraw and singer Tony Orlando. Friday's...

2008-09-29 12:00:41

A Louisiana state representative has generated controversy with his proposal to offer poor women money for voluntary sterilization. State Rep.

2008-09-15 03:00:27

By Anonymous Ochsner Health System announces the following openings in southeast Louisiana: The following hospitals are open and fully functional: Ochsner Medical Center, 1514 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner, 180 West Esplanade Ave.

2008-09-08 03:00:10

By Anonymous Omni Bank has reopened the following locations today with hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: The drive-up at 3351 N. Causeway Blvd. in Metairie is open, and the lobby at 4305-A N. Clearview Parkway is receiving customers. Branches at 285 W. Esplanade Ave. in Kenner and 201 Huey P.

2006-10-23 03:00:22

By Anonymous The Mississippi Valley Trade and Transport Council will mark the 25th anniversary of its annual World Trade and Transport Conference in New Orleans in 2007. The MVTTC, a cargo and transportation business network with more than 60 member companies, will hold its conference Feb.

2005-10-11 18:26:48

By Paul Simao METAIRIE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The Bush administration is dragging its feet on the return of New Orleans residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina, leaving tens of thousands cut off from jobs and other opportunities in the devastated city, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Tuesday.

2005-10-05 14:10:48

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Residents of some of New Orleans' hardest-hit neighborhoods returned home for the first time on Wednesday but officials expect few will stay since many houses are unlivable with spotty power and no drinking water.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.