The city council met briefly after Christmas to discuss public works projects, planning for other projects, and new appointments.
In their first meeting of 2023, the police jury chose a new president and vice president.
Southerly spoke with Belhaven town manager Lynn Davis about the challenges of evacuations, transportation, and shelters for residents.
Some residents say the process to get federal funding from a new Louisiana program is confusing, cumbersome, and time-consuming. Here’s what it looks like for one homeowner in Lake Charles, and what you can learn from her experience.
Roughly half the housing stock in the parish was damaged by the hurricanes. Now, officials are condemning and demolishing dozens of homes each month.
Jackson State University resident assistant Kayla Carter is responsible for disseminating information to fellow students during disaster events. She says out-of-state students, whose families are further away, tend to be more anxious during emergencies.
In their own words, the fellows describe their experience and final projects.