Archive | March, 2013
Trade Construction Keeps on Building

Trade Construction Keeps on Building

CENTRAL — Since 1982, Trade Construction Company has been providing consistent, quality fabrication and construction services to customers in Greater Baton Rouge and beyond.  In the three decades since Will Easley and a few partners started the company, Trade Construction has steadily grown into one of the Baton Rouge area’s most successful family-owned businesses. The […]

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GM Cable: A Leader in Telecommunications

GM Cable: A Leader in Telecommunications

CENTRAL — Company Profile. “Our company’s mission is to continually strive to improve the standards of quality in an ever-changing world of communications and broad-band technology through cabling, outside construction, and network design.  We do this by providing consumer-driven services and support that deliver value to our customers.  We are dedicated to providing efficient, cost-effective […]

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Hard Hat Businesses Helping Drive Rebound in Capital Area Economy

Hard Hat Businesses Helping Drive Rebound in Capital Area Economy

THE HARD HAT GUIDE To update information, email capitalcitynews@hotmail.com centralcitynews@hotmail.com Air Conditioning & Heating Aabco Heating & Air Conditioning, 15123 Hooper, 261-2160 Air Control Heating & Air LLC, 14065 Denham Rd, 261-9744, aircontrolheatingair@yahoo.com Alan Watts Service Inc, 7360 Tom Dr, 928-2087, awsgeo@bellsouth.net Alpha Air , Greenwell Springs, 261-5843 Big H Temperature Control Service Inc., 2850 […]

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Chamber EBR Gun Training Program

Chamber EBR Gun Training Program

Ladies Pack Out First Class, More Openings April 4 BATON ROUGE — The Baker Range was packed out last Saturday for the first Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge Gun Training Program. A total of 34 local residents, mostly women, completed the four-hour course, which included classroom instruction by former Sheriff Greg Phares and […]

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Gordy Rush Named La.’s Broadcaster Of the Year

Gordy Rush Named La.’s Broadcaster Of the Year

BATON ROUGE — Gordy Rush, market manager for Guaranty Media Ventures in Baton Rouge, has been named Louisiana’s Broadcaster of the Year by the Louisiana Broadcasters Association.  The award is given to the top owner or general manager in the state.  Rush formerly won the organization’s “Golden Mike Award.”

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Should Eric Holder Have Your Social Security Numbers and Mother’s Maiden Name?

Should Eric Holder Have Your Social Security Numbers and Mother’s Maiden Name?

Judge James Brady Could Turn Over Your Personal Data To Feds, Far Left BATON ROUGE — U. S. District Judge Jim Brady is on the verge of making an historic decision that could compromise the private personal information of all 2.9 million registered voters in Louisiana.  That includes you, if you are registered to vote […]

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Republicans to Hear Plans for SE BR Schools At 12 Tuesday

Republicans to Hear Plans for SE BR Schools At 12 Tuesday

BATON ROUGE — Leaders of the effort to launch a new independent school district in Southeast Baton Rouge will address the Ronald Reagan Newsmaker Luncheon next Tuesday. Norman Browning and Lionel Rainey III of Local Schools for Local Children will discuss legislation for the upcoming legislative session.  The reception is at 11:30 a.m. and lunch […]

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Barry Ivey Elected to Louisiana House

Barry Ivey Elected to Louisiana House

Businessman, 33, Upsets Popular Councilman 53-47 CENTRAL — Republican Barry Ivey swept to an upset victory Saturday in a special election to fill a vacancy in the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 65. Ivey, a 33-year-old business owner, defeated Metro Councilman Scott Wilson by a margin of 53 percent to 47 percent.  He will […]

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Guaranty Offers Market Two BR Country Stations

Guaranty Offers Market Two BR Country Stations

BATON ROUGE — For nearly 50 years, Guaranty Broadcasting — now Guaranty Media Ventures — has been a force in Baton Rouge broadcasting, first as the owner of WAFB-TV (until 1988) and now as owner of five local radio stations. Long-time CEO George Foster, Jr., now in his late 80’s and officially retired, still comes […]

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Since 1962, WYNK Has Been BR Country Giant

Since 1962, WYNK Has Been BR Country Giant

BATON ROUGE — Bob McGregor launched WYNK in 1962 and brought along his conservative values and love of country music.  Baton Rouge’s first country music radio station was born. Today, more than 50 years later, everything has changed, but Baton Rougeans’ love of country music seems to be progressively stronger each year. Sam McQuire, the […]

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