Registration Opens for LA General Contractors Seminar

Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute course focusing on commercial construction will take place Feb. 21 to May 4

BATON ROUGE, La. — Registration is now open for the Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute’s General Contractors Seminar. The 10-week course is a key component of Louisiana’s nationally recognized training institute for construction professionals. The LCAI General Contractors Seminar will provide foundational technical knowledge essential to a general contractor in order to sustain and grow a business in the construction industry.

AFCO Industries Celebrates 75th Anniversary

AFCO Industries 75th Anniversary

AFCO Alexandria Plant Employee of the Year Keodre Frazier (center, with scissors) cuts the ribbon Tuesday morning, Oct. 5, as part of the company's 75th anniversary celebration at the company headquarters building at 3400 Roy Street. The 100 percent employee owned company is one of the nation’s leading building products manufacturers. With plants in Alexandria, Olive Branch, Miss., and Olmsted, Ill., AFCO is a vertically integrated producer of aluminum, plastic, and fiberglass products. The company’s products can be found in the home centers, lumber yards, and distributors nation-wide.

Beacon Behavioral Hospital Holds Ribbon Cutting

Beacon Behavioral Hospital Ribbon Cutting

Program Director Shareka Moore-Roque, LCSW, (center left with scissors) and Vice President of Patient Outreach Tabatha Golding (center right with scissors) jointly cut the ribbon Thursday afternoon, Oct. 14, for the grand opening of Beacon Behavioral Hospital's newest Intensive Outpatient Program clinic, located at 80 Versailles Blvd., Suite C. This is Beacon's ninth Intensive Outpatient Program clinic in Louisiana.

Fostering Community Holds Ribbon Cutting Event

Fostering Community Ribbon Cutting Photo

Fostering Community Holds Ribbon Cutting Event

Fostering Community Co-Founder and Board President Allyson Marlowe (center left with scissors) and Fostering Community Co-Founder and Executive Director Andria Fontenot (center right with scissors) cut the ribbon Thursday morning at Fostering Community, located at 3336 Prescott Road. Fostering Community works to improve the lives of children impacted by foster care through advocacy, resources, and support. There are more than 4,000 children in foster care in Louisiana.

City Commends Businesses for Solving Local Traffic Issue

Alexandria, La. (July 22, 2021) — Drivers using the service road along MacArthur Drive near the intersection with Castle Road are well acquainted with long delays, especially around lunch and dinner time as drivers line up to use the drive thru at Raising Cane’s. The good news is those delays are about to disappear as the restaurant is expanding its parking lot and drive thru lanes thanks to a neighbor’s willingness to relocate their business.