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SCAM ALERT: BBB warns of buying puppies online

Better Business Bureau advises pet-lovers to avoid letting their emotions lead the way when looking for a puppy online.

City of Vidalia and Nexus Systems to study feasibility of providing broadband service

The city of Vidalia in conjunction with Nexus Systems has partnered with The Motive Group to conduct a feasibility study regarding offering the most advanced and future proof video, high-speed Internet and telephone services to its customers ov

LSU students weigh in on latest Forbes rankings

Louisiana State University has broken the top 200 in Forbes top college list. But according to those who compiled the list the ranking still brings the university up short in comparison to other similar colleges.

Group turns loss into victory with new advocacy group

Turning a loss into a victory: One grass roots organization has decided to keep up the momentum of their advocacy group even though they lost their initial fight to override the Governor's vetoes.

SCAM ALERT: CLECO warns customers of bill payment scam

Cleco cautions customers to be aware of fraudulent calls demanding payment of electric bills through a money transfer agency or face disconnection of power.

SCAM ALERT: Acadian On Call warns public of medical alert scam

Acadian On Call, along with the Medical Alert Monitoring Association (MAMA), wants to warn the public of the widespread scam affecting those in Louisiana and across the nation.

Third set of puppies abandoned in Baton Rouge in one week: shelters say you need to spay

A litter of puppies and their mom were dumped by the Cortana Mall on Friday. The four puppies and their mother were found tied up to a dumpster lying in the sun.

State Police: No boat trailer inspection sticker enforcement initiative

There has been chatter in social media regarding an enforcement initiative by State Police on boat trailer inspection stickers. There are rumors of Troopers issuing hundreds of citations at boat launches in South Louisiana.

What to do if your child runs away from home?

Realizing that your child has run away from home is filled with emotion - anger that she would do such a thing; fear for her safety; shame that others may think that you are not a "good" parent.

Tommy Tourist begins summer tour

Tommy Tourist continues to discover the area’s great attractions this summer during the annual Close to Home Program – and this year, he is taking you along!