The New Orleans Regional Black Chamber Names New Executive Director and 2021 Board of Directors

The New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce (NORBCC) officially announced that LaVerne Toombs has been named the new executive director. Toombs brings more than 20 years of experience in local and federal government, nonprofit, PR/marketing, fundraising, grant writing and business development.“I feel extremely blessed for the opportunity to serve...

No Need to Defer on Folgers

While we are happy that the New Orleans City Council denied two of Folger's six applications for tax breaks through the ITEP program, we are puzzled about one thing: Why defer on the other four until Jan. 14, 2021?What is happening on Jan. 14, 2021, that would make the fiscal...

Jason Williams Names Transition Team Leaders

Today (Tuesday, Dec. 15), District Attorney-Elect Jason Williams announced members of the team that will be responsible for leading his transition and for hearing from local and national experts, as well as the public, to produce recommendations that will guide his reform of the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office. “Throughout...