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How Investments Can Help Local Communities Growth

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Small towns and local communities should be seen as small realities that, in some ways, reflect in their smaller size the same mechanisms and circumstances that work in larger realities, such as big metros, capital cities and, more widely speaking, the entire Country.

This implies a reflection about the economic relationship between the small community and the larger nationwide economical conditions. Basically, the larger small communities grow, the better the entire Nation grows as well.

Actually, there’s a deep relationship and a direct proportion between what happens at a lower level and what happens at the […]

Gov. Edwards Announces Solutions to Stabilize Louisiana Budget

Gov. Edwards Announces Solutions to Stabilize Louisiana Budget

Governor John Bel Edwards announced plans to begin solving two years of critical budget shortfalls. Governor Edwards is working collaboratively with leaders across the state to tackle the problems resulting from eight years of unsound budgeting practices, coupled with lower-than-expected state corporate income tax collections over the past year and, to a lesser extent, the impact of a sharp drop in oil prices.

‚ÄúThis is not the budget plan I want to bring in my second week in office, but these problems are bigger than our state has […]

Community awards presented at Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce banquet

Community awards presented at Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce banquet

Published-Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified- Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 12:16 a.m

By Sean Ellis
Staff Writer

The Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce announced its community awards at its 87th annual banquet Wednesday night at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.

Recipients were:

Chamber Star Award
Mary Lynn Bisland of Terrebonne ARC won the award that “recognized an employee, manager or owner […]

Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Announces Honorees for the Terrebonne’s Young Achievers Award

 

2015 Terrebonne’s Young Achiever Award Honorees

Pictured from left to right: Stephanie Hebert (2015 Chamber Chairperson/Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency), Paul Danos (Danos),
Jeff Bordelon (EMR), Natalie Campbell (Campbell Technology Consultants), Tanner Magee (Magee Law, LLC), Kate Theriot (2015 Treasurer/CFC, LLC).

Pictured are Mike Lewis (Big Mike’s BBQ) and Stephanie Hebert (2015 Chamber Chairperson […]