Councilmember Kristin Palmer Creates Community Office Hours for District “C” Residents in the Cut-off

District C Councilwoman Kristin Palmer and staff will host community office hours for District "C" residents in the Cut-off neighborhood located in lower Algiers. Starting Wednesday, Sept. 23, District "C" staff will host community office hours from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Cut-off Recreation Center, 6600...

Officers in Breonna Taylor Case Escape Indictment

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia After 194 days, months of protests, and a $12 million civil settlement, the family of Breonna Taylor did not receive the justice they have desperately sought. On Wednesday, Sept. 23, a Grand Jury failed to indict the officers for killing Taylor,...

In-person School Postponed in New Orleans Because of Tropical Storm Sally

As Tropical Storm Sally threatens southeast Louisiana, NOLA Public Schools officials announced today (Sunday, Sept. 13) that in-person instruction will not begin across school campuses tomorrow (Monday) as previously scheduled. All schools will remain on distance learning through at least Wednesday, Sept. 16. The District will continue to monitor TS...

Youngest NOLA Public School Students Set to Return to Classrooms Starting Next Week

School Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. was joined by Mayor Latoya Cantrell and City Health Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno, Thursday, Sept. 10, to discuss the reopening of in-person schools. Lewis confirmed that PreK- through fourth grade students will start returning to classrooms for in-person learning beginning Monday, Sept. 14. students in...