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Safe Transportation For Medical Needs

9.02.2016
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Being bed-bound or requiring a wheelchair to move around, a person's transportation needs become more demanding and, at times, harder to cater to. For starters, the lack of sufficient ramps for wheelchairs will often times force the use of portable, folding wheelchair ramps. But the transportation problems of people who need a hand to get around do not stop here. There is also the issue of finding the most suitable transportation means for these people, as well as the need to ensure high levels of safety whole on the road and when parked.

The Use Of […]

How Investments Can Help Local Communities Growth

9.02.2016
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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 […]