The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold a ceremony for Nancy Parker on Thursday night. Nancy was a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta, which is a service sorority. The New Orleans Alumnae Chapter will hold an Omega Omega service at 7 p.m. at the McDonogh #35 High School.
According to Mike Yenni, Inspector General David McClintock's office spent over $1 million leasing and renovating two buildings in the Elmwood area, despite having been offered rent-free space by Yenni.
Before her tragic and untimely death, Nancy Parker won five Emmy’s over the course of her career -- the first for a 2001 piece that told the story of a plantation on River Road, where many lived in servitude long after slavery ended.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the first woman to be elected governor of Louisiana, died Sunday (Aug. 18), at the age of 76. Blanco, a Democrat, served as Louisiana’s 54th Governor from January 2004 to January 2008.
Those who knew her and many who did not gathered in Treme to celebrate the life of Nancy Parker, as well as long-time radio host CJ Morgan, who died earlier this week, for a traditional New Orleans sendoff.
The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans issued a precautionary boil water advisory for a limited area of NOLA East along Chef Highway, beginning at the intersection of Industrial Parkway and Chef Highway, through and including Venetian Isles.
With a new set of short term rental rules and regulations, many are eager to see them enforced. But first, some city council members want to make sure the money set aside for enforcement is actually being spent on it.
New Orleans homeowners who are looking to catch a break on their new property tax assessment will need to act quick. Next week is the deadline for elderly homeowners, veterans, or those with a disability to apply for a freeze.