June 2024

Issue Articles

St. Tammany Parish’s Money Hill Plans an Expansion

With a name like Money Hill, you know there must be a good story behind it. As it turns out, there are many. “There are...

Northshore Technical Community College’s Need to Expand

  Nationwide, higher education has been in trouble for some time. Fueled by a mix of rising tuition and a declining birth rate, total college...

Editor’s Note: Cool Growth

Summer is officially here, which means my thoughts start drifting to the north. I’m over on the Northshore regularly since my parents live in Mandeville,...

Publisher’s Note: R&R Incoming

This month starts my summer rest and relaxation. As I have written before, the last week of June is the annual Matherne family vacation...

New Orleans 500: Benjamin Richaud

Education: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (MSHA, MBA), The University of Alabama (BA) Hidden Gem: Port of Call Advice: Be mentally tough. Face adversity and...

Dat Title in Mid-City

Most people would probably rather eat bad oysters than make a trip to the DMV. However, sadly, driver’s licenses, vehicle registrations and the like...
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Toups Meatery’s Daily “Family Meal”

Amanda Toups is many things: a wife, mother of two and restaurateur. Her husband, Isaac Toups, is the talented chef behind their Mid-City restaurant,...

New Labor Law Changes Are Here

New changes to labor laws not only impact a business’s employees and bottom line, but also pose additional administrative burdens on an organization. Below...

The Northshore is in the Midst of a Business Development Evolution

Almost six years ago, in July 2018, I became the chief executive officer at St. Tammany Corporation. In that time, we have realigned the...

A Look at Wind Opportunities at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Entrepreneurial opportunities relating to climate change were a major theme during the 2024 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). Louisiana is both a state of...

What Are The “Three Ps” of Worker’s Comp Hurricane Preparation

Hurricanes and Louisiana seemingly go hand-in-hand. As a business owner or leader, you understand that it isn’t always a question of if a hurricane...

Think Your Business Would Never Attract a Cybercriminal? Think Again.

From data breaches to ransomware attacks, the landscape of cyber threats is ever evolving, demanding proactive measures and resilient strategies to safeguard sensitive information...
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Goldfish Swim School Opens in Covington

Since celebrating its grand opening on April 2, Goldfish Swim School has been making a big splash (literally) in Covington. The school shares a...

Southern Interior Solutions’ New Workspace and Showroom

Southern Interior Solutions (more commonly known as “SiS”) — co-founded by Andrew McIver and Patrick McMath in Covington in 2015 — helps area businesses...

Affordable Housing Struggles Extend to the Northshore

Louisiana’s allure lies in its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural diversity and economic opportunities. The state’s rich, natural bounty is why Louisiana is...

Major League Baseball Needs a New TV Deal to Remain Relevant

One of my enduring memories of coming of age in the late ’80s and ’90s was rushing home after school or summer activities to...

Southern Dropcloth Painting LLC

A local painting company founded by New Orleans natives, Southern Dropcloth Painting LLC provides the highest quality professional interior and exterior services for small...

Velocity Agency

Offering comprehensive political media strategy and solutions locally and nationally for an evolving audience, Velocity Agency is at the forefront of the digital age; utilizing next-generation...
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The Longo Group

A multi-generational company with nearly forty years of experience in providing wealth management services in the region, The Longo Group has built its reputation...

About You In Home Care

Celebrating its twentieth year of spreading love, About You In Home Care, a family, and woman-owned business, continues its journey of providing compassionate and...

American Bank

American Bank, chartered in 1964, is headquartered in Covington on the Northshore. This community bank was recognized as Louisiana’s #1 SBA Lender, recognized by...

JD Bank

Serving the citizens of South Louisiana since 1947, JD Bank represents a wide variety of personal and commercial lending and deposit products. Founded in...

B2B Services in New Orleans

Whether you are searching for accounting expertise, accomplished project managers, or IT wizards, these B2B service providers can ease pain points in your company...

Hannis T. Bourgeois LLP

For a century, Hannis T. Bourgeois LLP (HTB) has served the people of Louisiana by offering personalized accounting, tax, assurance, and consulting services. Founded...
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DonahueFavret Contractors

One of the leaders in healthcare and higher education construction, DonahueFavret Contractors has been building the communities in which we live for more than...

Chris Paving

For over 27 years, our family-owned and operated paving company has been at the forefront of transforming residential and commercial landscapes. At Chris Paving,...

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust offers a wide selection of personal and business banking services to the communities in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and...

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