Local Services in Baton Rouge, LA

Law enforcement officers get groovy in video challenge Law enforcement agencies in Zachary and East Baton Rouge are the latest in Louisiana to participate in a lip sync challenge sweeping the U.S. This summer, police departments across the country have been challenging one another to create the videos and share them online. Many have gone...

The former Roux House building on Third Street will get new life as a downtown whiskey and wine bar when it opens as Register Bar in mid-August. Developer Rick Volland confirmed he and two partners—John Leatherwood and Trenton Wilson—signed a lease on the building together, filing as a business in late March. The partners already...

India's government has ordered an investigation amid allegations that the charity is selling babies.

Gilbert Norman Pritchard, an Indian-born athlete, won two medals at the Summer Olympics in 1900.

More valuable than gold, Yarsagumba fungus is only found in the Himalayas above 3,000 metres.

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome has selected Denver-based Keen Independent Research to conduct a $300,000 study that will examine whether disparities exist for small, minority and woman- and veteran-owned businesses in the city-parish contracting process. Keen completed a similar study in New Orleans earlier this year, commissioned by former Mayor Mitch Landrieu for nearly $500,000. The...

our 2018-2019 Season! With the River Center Theatre closed
for renovations, we are appearing in new and exciting venues in
Baton Rouge and the surrounding region.
There’s never been a better time to connect with the orchestra.
Find us in parks, plazas, downtown, in churches, and on campus.
This year, the BRSO is coming to you!

Run like a cheetah to our 13th Annual Zoo Run Run event at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo on Aug. 25th. This year's event is presented by LAMAR Advertising.