Biz New Orleans - November 2020

RTA Waives All Transit Fares on Election Day

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority will waive all transit fares on Tuesday, Nov. 3, in observance of Election Day. This policy is a result of a resolution adopted by the RTA Board of Commissioners at the…

Blackwell Makes Partner at Riess LeMieux

NEW ORLEANS - Riess LeMieux has announced that Michael S. Blackwell has been named partner. Blackwell has been with the firm since 2019 and represents a variety of clients. He brings experience in the areas of construction law, governmental contracts…

Investar Bank Opens Branch on St. Charles Avenue

NEW ORLEANS – Investar Bank has opened its newest branch at 4401 St. Charles Ave. This is Investar’s 31st branch location and fifth in the greater New Orleans region. It offers "high-touch, personal community banking service for businesses and individuals with…

Waitr Adds Alcohol Delivery in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Just in time for the election, Louisiana-based food delivery company Waitr has announced it can now deliver alcohol to its customers in New Orleans. The new service allows anyone 21 years or older to add beer and…

Bayou Community Foundation Gives $40k to Fletcher Foundation

SCHRIEVER, La. – During 2020, the Fletcher Technical Community College Foundation received $35,000 in COVID-19 Relief funding along with a $4,000 annual grant from the Bayou Community Foundation. Since April, the Bayou Community Foundation has distributed grants to qualified local…

City Provides Zeta Updates

NEW ORLEANS — Today, the City of New Orleans provided an update on Election Day polling sites, phased-approach for clean-up, recovery efforts and resources following Hurricane Zeta. Approximately 2,000 tarps were distributed at seven sites on Saturday, in partnership with…