News & Announcements

News & Announcements

NAPA Auto Parts Holds Ribbon Cutting at New Location

NAPA Auto Parts Holds Ribbon Cutting at New Location Managing Partner Tracy Thames (center with scissors) cuts the ribbon Saturday morning at the new location of NAPA Auto Parts at 1898 MacArthur Drive. Joining him are store founder I.B. Thames and his wife Betty Thames, Timmy Thames (white shirt to center left) and company president Isra Thames (blue shirt to center right) along with store employees and representatives of the Central Louisiana Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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Royal Cambridge Housing Community Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Royal Cambridge housing community holds ribbon cutting ceremony Alexandria Housing Authority Board Chair Jannease Seastrunk and Alexandria Housing Authority Executive Director Stephan Fontenot (center with scissors) jointly cut the ribbon Tuesday morning, July 6, at the Royal Cambridge housing community. Comprised of three distinct affordable housing sites -- Woodland Pointe, Cambridge Place and Royal Ridge -- totaling 384 units for families, the $50 million project is the result of a partnership between the Alexandria Housing Authority and BGC Advantage.

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Alexandria Downtown Substation Post Office Opens

Alexandria Downtown Substation Post Office Opens Alexandria Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall (center, with scissors) cuts the ribbon Monday, June 14, formally opening the new Alexandria Downtown Substation Post Office. The new Post Office is located in the Commercial Building at the corner of Johnston and Third Street.

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U.S. Congresswoman Julia Letlow Opens Alexandria Office

U.S. Congresswoman Julia Letlow Opens Alexandria Office U.S. Congresswoman Julia Letlow (center, with scissors) prepares to cut the ribbon at the opening of her Alexandria office at 4124 Jackson Street Monday, June 7. Rep. Letlow has three offices in the 5th Congressional District -- Alexandria, Monroe and Amite.

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Call The Kelones Realty Opens in Alexandria

Call The Kelones Realty Opens in Alexandria Justine Kelone (center with scissors) cuts the ribbon Friday, May 28, at Call The Kelones Realty. Owned by Justine and Kenneth Kelone, the real estate firm is located at 2215 Worley Drive in Alexandria.

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Wyndham Garden Alexandria Ribbon Cutting

Wyndham Garden Alexandria Ribbon Cutting Wyndham Garden owner Aaron Patel (center, with scissors) cuts the ribbon at the grand opening of the Wyndham Garden Alexandria Thursday May 27. The 143-room hotel is located at 2301 N. MacArthur Drive and is adjacent to the Alexandria Convention Center.

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Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar Opens

Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar Opens   Manager Benjamin Chavez (center, with scissors) cut the ribbon Thursday night, April 22, at Pedro's Tacos and Tequila Bar at 3024 North MacArthur Drive. The new restaurant is in the former Steam Boat Bill's location.

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Camp Gladiator Opens in Alexandria

Camp Gladiator Opens in Alexandria, Louisina Certified Personal Trainer Lauren Callahan of Camp Gladiator cut the ribbon for her new fitness program April 19th at Compton Park. Camp Gladiator offers a fun and challenging workout program led by Certified Personal Trainers. The local program meets at 4:15 and 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Compton Park. For more information about the program visit http://www.campgladiator.com or visit their local Facebook Page.  

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Upper Nutrition & Energy, Smoothie & Juice Bar Opens in Alexandria

Upper Nutrition & Energy, Smoothie & Juice Bar held a ribbon cutting on March 12, 2021. The business, located at 4508 Coliseum Blvd., Suite F, in Alexandria, is co-owned by Camille Smith and Lee Baggett.

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City, LSUA Create Launchpad Business

LSUA Create Launchpad Business Startup - City of Alexandria, Louisiana Alexandria, La. (February 10, 2021) — The City of Alexandria is partnering with the Louisiana State University of Alexandria College of Business to create a 10-week online business training program for local entrepreneurs.   The Launchpad program, which will run from March 1 until May 5, is designed to help individuals interested in creating their own business develop an effective business plan and create a sustainable business model.   “By participating in the Launchpad program, these entrepreneurs will be able...

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