Venture Global has taken another step toward locking in its plans to build an $8 billion liquefied natural gas terminal in Plaquemines Parish, but some members of the Port Commission are skeptical that the recent development changes much.
A Town Hall Meeting featuring all of the candidates for Plaquemines District Attorney has been rescheduled for Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. at the Buras Auditorium. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place Aug. 25 but was rescheduled due to Hurricane Laura and Tropical Storm Marco. Due to distancing protocols, capacity for the meeting including audience, speakers and staff will be 50 people.
Plaquemines Parish Schools teachers took to the street ahead of the Aug. 15 election, which featured six millage renewals for the school district totalling approximately $20 million per year.
Plaquemines Parish Schools made it through the first week of the new school year with no positive coronavirus cases among students.
Alec Billiot, 22, of Belle Chasse, is one of four men indicted by an Orleans Parish grand jury on second-degree murder charges for the January shooting death of Lee Long Jr. in New Orleans.