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The Village at Hun’s Grove kicked off the holidays with the 2018 Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec. 8. Visitors enjoyed taking photos with Santa Claus, face painting, shopping from local vendors and performances by the West Baton Rouge All-Parish Youth Choir and the Port Allen High School choir. Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening ceremony for Serena’s, the Lebanese restaurant in the Benedetto’s Shopping Center on Monday, Dec. 10. Read more

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The Addis Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary with the help of Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, firefighters and Girl Scouts delivered 20 baskets to elderly, homebound and disabled residents with funds raised from the Addis Mardi Gras Ball. Read more

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Port Allen High School senior Emily Nichols was named the 2019 West Baton Rouge Student of the Year. Her teachers and classmates surprised her with the announcement on Tuesday, Dec. 11 then celebrated with confetti, applause, flowers and hugs.  Read more

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UPDATE: Due to low community participation, the Justice for Fatrell organization retracted the decision to move forward with the "We Believe in Miracles" Christmas parade.  Read more

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Voters kept Kyle Ardoin in his position as Secretary of State, but Port Allen voters chose a change for the District Six School Board Seat. Chareeka Grace beat incumbent School Board member Rose Roche by 39 votes in the Saturday, Dec. 8 run-off election. Read more

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RAX WorldWide announced an “Expungement Event” will be held on December 15, 2018 at 32725 Bowie Street, White Castle, LA  70788 (White Castle Community Center) from 9:00am until 1:00pm.  Read more

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This morning, West Baton Rouge Parish Council Chairman and lifelong public servant Gary Spillman announced his candidacy for the vacant Louisiana House District 18 seat. Spillman, known as “Sprout,” said he is seeking the House District 18 seat in order to continue the fight led by Pointe Co… Read more

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The annual Christmas light display locals love is coming back to welcome another holiday season. “Reflections of the Season” will begin on December 14th through the 16th and December 20th through the 23rd. This one-of-a-kind event will be a highlight of the holiday season for the Capital Cit… Read more

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Brusly resident Michael Willis embarked on a 100-mile journey through his hometown over the weekend. With Zebra Cakes and Sour Patch kids candy waiting at the finish line, it’s clear he doesn’t just run for fitness. He runs for Rachael.  Read more

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Two former Brusly police officers who resigned amid an investigation by State Police into an incident with a 14-year-old student at Brusly Middle School will go before a grand jury on Dec. 13. Read more

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Early voting for the December 8, 2018 Open/Congressional election will be held in the Registrar of Voters Office through Saturday, Dec. 1, West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters Corey Caillouet announced. Read more

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Nearly 28 years ago, six were injured and one man was killed after shots rang out at Fess’ Place at 915 North Alexander Avenue in Port Allen. With no suspects, the murder of 21-year-old Jamie Ray Pearson went cold. Now, the Port Allen Police Department is taking another look at the unsolved … Read more

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Early voting for the Dec. 8 open general/congressional election will be held in the Registrar of Voters Office beginning Saturday, Nov. 24 and ending Saturday, Dec. 1, excluding Sunday, West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters Corey Caillouet announced.  Read more

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For the second time in less than a week, an inmate escaped from the West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center. Last night around 10 p.m., Kovaria Williams, 32, climbed on top of a shed, jumped a fence and escaped from the facility, according to the West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Read more

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development recently gave out awards at their Annual Public Transit Conference in New Orleans on November 2, 2018. This year’s recipient of the 5310 Extra Mile Award went to WBR’s very own Adrinne Woods. She has over 40 years of service at the W… Read more

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Fatrell Queen was shot in his home, and a year later his murder remains unsolved. Since his death, community members have come together to form the Justice for Fatrell Organization. The organization hosted the first annual Stop the Violence Parade Saturday, Nov. 10 calling against local viol… Read more