Parish launches campaign to tell it's 'good' stories

What you're reading now isn't the only place to find good news. Representatives of business, civic, nonprofit, educational and religious institutions in St. Landry Parish have banded together to tell their upbeat stories in a coordinated branding campaign called "We're Moving Forward."

St. Landry Economic Development Focus on Positives

St. Landry Parish political and business leaders need to forget the days of lost economic opportunities and focus on promoting the area’s attributes, parish economic director Bill Rodier said Thursday.

Speaking at a news conference at the St. Landry Economic Industrial Development District office, Rodier announced the launch of a combined effort of parish officials to promote what he said are the “good things” happening in St. Landry.

Acadiana Businesses awarded tax incentives

Businesses in nine Acadiana parishes were granted more than $30 million in state tax incentives in 2013 by Louisiana Economic Development, much of them in the form of local property tax exemptions.

LEDA Job Fair 2015

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Young professionals group takes shape

St. Landry Parish Economic Development (SLED) wants to win over that demographic group, too.

Economic development makes plans for property purchase

With a unanimous decision by its board, St. Landry Parish Economic Development will begin to negotiate for the purchase of property.

SLED, Creating Development Pathways

Waffle House: Perfect Coffee and Perfect Job

As it relates to economic development, Waffle House to create in excess of 50 direct jobs within the City of Opelousas, La, increasing commerce and value to the city, resulting in positive outlook for future retail growth.

St. Landry Parish seeks to attract major manufacturing firm

St. Landry Economic Development has voted to offer an incentive package that supporters hope will attract a major new business to the south side of the parish.

St. Landry Parish Event Center project continues to move forward

A major expo center for St. Landry Parish is advancing, although state budget issues could become a problem.