BUILD Grant to Help “Revitalize” University Avenue Corridor in Lafayette
Lafayette City Council Chair Pat Lewis (District 1) explains how this $10 million BUILD grant will fund two components of the University Avenue Corridor Project.
“Debris Drop” Happening in October in Lafayette
Lafayette Parish residents can get rid of old trash and junk that aren’t typically picked up with regular garbage collection during “Debris Drop,” set for Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. until noon.
Temporary Library Cards Issued for Hurricane Laura Evacuees
The Lafayette Public Library is now issuing temporary library cards to Louisiana residents from Jefferson Davis Parish, Calcasieu Parish, and Cameron Parish who have been displaced by Hurricane Laura and who are momentarily living in Lafayette Parish.
UL Lafayette Confirms Two COVID-19 Cases
Two University of Louisiana at Lafayette students have tested positive for COVID-19. The students shared an on-campus apartment.
Latest Survey Results Show Effects of Coronavirus on Acadiana Economy
In mid-April, a second COVID-19 Business Impact Survey was conducted through a joint effort of business resource partners including One Acadiana.
Lafayette General Health to Begin COVID-19 Antibody Testing
The lab-based serology blood test, provided by Abbott, tests for the detection of IgG antibody to identify if a person has had the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Graduation Rescheduled for Lafayette Parish Students
The Lafayette Parish School System is rescheduling all high school graduations.
Guidelines Released to Re-opening Golf Courses in Lafayette Parish
At Friday's press conference, Lafayette Mayor-President Josh Guillory released the guidelines to re-opening golf courses in Lafayette Parish.
Lafayette Utilities System Wins National Safety Awards
Lafayette Utilities System (LUS) has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2019 and a Diamond Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe e…
Public Memorial on Friday for Dr. Ray Authement
The public is invited to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Ray P. Authement at a drive-by memorial Friday at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
UL Lafayette Confirms COVID-19 Case
In a statement emailed Wednesday to students, faculty and staff members, Dr. Joseph Savoie, University president, said the student does not live on campus, nor were they a student resident this semester.
Lafayette Public Library System Suspends Drive-Thru Services; Digital Resources Available
All Lafayette Public Library locations will discontinue drive-thru pickup and return services as of 5:00 PM Monday.