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Parish Government announced the closure of all bars in West Baton Rouge Parish yesterday in accordance with the Gov. John Bel Edwards' proclamation for all parishes in Phase Three. Parish President Riley "PeeWee" Berthelot said he received a letter from the Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Cont… Read more

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The West Baton Rouge Foundation awarded two Devall Middle School teachers grants for projects. Katherine Scott, a DMS computer, business and career readiness teacher was awarded a grant for lessons on video production, sound and editing. DMS science teacher Cynthia West was awarded a grant f… Read more

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West Baton Rouge Parish saw its biggest spike in new coronavirus cases since August on Friday, Nov. 6, according to data from the Louisiana Department of Health. On Friday, LDH reported 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases, the largest spike since LDH reported 42 new cases on Aug. 2. The Aug. … Read more

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Approximately 200 students and faculty members of West Baton Rouge Parish Schools are currently quarantined due to exposure to someone who tested positive, Superintendent Wes Watts told parents in a letter Friday. Read more

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West Baton Rouge Registrar of Voters, Corey Caillouet Passantino announced early voting for the Dec. 5, 2020 Open General/Congressional Election will be held in the Registrar Of Voters Office located in the Courthouse Annex Building, 883 7th St., Suite A, Port Allen beginning on Friday, Nov.… Read more

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The Joint Transportation, Highway, & Public Works Committee will conduct a legislative public hearing Friday, Nov. 13 at 9 a.m. for the Capital Region (Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, St. James, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana Parishes). Read more

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For the third time, Port Allen voters chose Richard Lee as mayor. He will head into his second full term after being voted into office in a 2014 special election to finish Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter’s term after she was recalled. Read more

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While the U.S. Presidential election has not yet been called, unofficial results are in from the Secretary of State for local elections. The City of Port Allen mayoral and police chiefs race were nail-biters Tuesday evening as unofficial results from the Secretary of State trickled in throug… Read more

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West Baton Rouge Parish marked one month without a COVID-19 death on Monday, Nov. 2. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus claimed the life of one West Baton Rouge Parish resident in October.  Read more