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Economic development

SW La. has been fostering budding entrepreneurs for decade

Budding entrepreneurs in Southwest Louisiana can showcase their best business ideas at the 10th annual Business Pitch competition, ...

hurricane laura

Port of LC director to House subcommittee: More disaster relief needed

Richert Self, Port of Lake Charles executive director, told a U.S. House subcommittee Wednesday that the port needs ...

business

New businesses coming to Westlake in 2022

A new convenience store, a new hair salon with a Christian boutique and an Ace Hardware Store are ...

local

Names in the News: People shaping the future of Lake Area business

Bank FNBD  promotions DERIDDER — Bank FNBD (First National Bank DeRidder) has welcomed the new year with the ...

local

George Swift column: Takeaway from Chamber banquet is that area in good hands

By George Swift The Chamber SWLA held its 118th annual banquet Jan. 13 at Golden Nugget Casino Resort. ...

Business News

Lake Charles chosen once again to host World LNG & Gas summit

The World LNG & Gas Series Americas Summit & Exhibition will be returning to Lake Charles for its ...

Economic development

Venture Global announces $10B investment in Cameron

Venture Global will invest more than $10 billion in CP2, a new liquefied natural gas facility in Cameron ...

local

A mind for design: Local man receives patent for invention

Cleveland “Dickey” Paul has a mind for design. His latest idea is simple, yet could be life-saving. His ...

holiday shopping

Shop local this season with the #westcalwishlist2021

Love big this holiday season, and shop small in West Calcasieu. Making a concerted effort to purchase from ...

Cook of the Week

Thib’s Pecan House: A holiday tradition for SW La. families

The Pawnee pecan is perfect for baking — not too oily and not too dry. Tandi Thibodeaux Henry ...

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