Amanda Roberts

Amanda Roberts

Amanda is incredibly excited be a part of the Fox 8 News team. She is a Nashville, Tennessee native with strong ties to the New England North; she’s now happy to have made it to what her family and friends refer to as the “Deep South."

Recent Articles by Amanda

  Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously votes to push back the start of school amid coronavirus concerns

  Teachers concerned for reopening as BESE passes Covid-19 guidelines

  School start dates pushed back as LFT pushes for passage of HEROES Act

  Delayed testing keeps Covington business closed as owners wait for results

  Event venues fear future after New Orleans gatherings capped at 25

  Testing facilities seeing increases, capacity limits

  Tulane students hosting large parties face expulsion, suspension

‘This is a serious moment in time’: City leaders warn social distancing key over holiday weekend

  Coronavirus clusters reported at daycares, summer camps

Business owner supports Jefferson Parish mask mandate

  Jefferson Parish eyes recreational sports as coronavirus cases on the rise

  Increasing concern of anxiety, depression among adolescents

  Some residents in Terrebonne Parish face flooding in homes

  Cost, public records laws preventing JPSO body worn cameras

  Business owners discuss one week into Phase Two

  Music venues not permitted to reopen; Here is how one venue owner is responding

  Name change planned for Jefferson Davis Parkway in favor of former longtime Xavier University President

  Business leaders praise signed spending bill allocating $300M to small business

  New Orleans Pride board nearly disbanded after contentious social media post

  Video poker, casino, malls prepare for phase two reopening

Health workers monitor COVID-19 as cases increase for third day straight

  Engineer raises questions if manpower issue at play during June flooding

  “I was just in Lake Pontchartrain”: Two boaters rescued after clinging to a life vest in a tropical storm

JP school board maintains new school start times despite opposition

Africana, political experts weigh in on continued peaceful New Orleans protests

  Some businesses open for first time under phase 2, others opening further

  Public health leaders encourage socially distanced Memorial Day

  Team decontaminates N95 masks as state leaders monitor PPE

  Medical marijuana expansion bill could allow all good-standing doctors to prescribe

  Despite encouraging COVID 19 numbers, a warning against relaxing social distancing habits