David Aubrey, regional director for AT&T, said, “We’ve supported numerous organizations thus far in 2014. … Today, AT&T is here because we want to give back even more. There is an organization doing extraordinary work for an endeavor that needs extraordinary individuals like Mayor Glover.
The mayor’s comments followed Nov. 13’s ribbon-cutting at MSV for global fashion retailer H&M. The 22,000-square-foot store is one of the highest-profile retailers to join Mall St. Vincent’s lineup since Rouse Properties began an extensive makeover to reposition the mall as a leading retail and restaurant destination.
Conversely, he said, his opponent, Willie Bradford, “demonstrated a tremendous lack of the genuine qualities that are required to be a leader. I’ve seen him distant and aloof, totally depending on the powers across town for his direction.
Sunoco Logistics, in cooperation with local, state and federal authorities overseeing the emergency response and recovery for the Oct. 13 crude oil release from the Mid-Valley Pipeline Release in Caddo Parish, announced Monday that all recoverable oil has been removed from the environment in and around Tete Bayou.
Designed for children only, the course provides basic instruction for those who may never have fired a gun but want to be able to use one safely. It is also recommended for children who will receive a new BB gun, shotgun or hunting rifle for Christmas.
The City Council was presented with another proposal Tuesday, this one requesting approval to issue up to $65 million in street improvement bonds to help tackle one of the city’s most aggravating quality-of-life issues. Like previous proposals, the source of the funding to repay the debt would be a portion of the franchise fee.
Sheriff’s Detective Keith Fox said whoever is responsible for the break-ins seemed to be targeting unlocked cars and is believed to have been on foot or bicycle. Items taken in the burglaries have included handguns and cash..
The Shreveport Riverview Phase II has been contracted out to the ELA Group, and the Red River Waterway Commission will oversee the project. Preconstruction meetings between representatives from the city, the contractor and Kevin Bryan, the architect, have been positive, and no delays are anticipated.