ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Vermilion Parish School Board is seeking 72 new employees for the new school year. Charlotte Waguespack, assistant superintendent of personnel and administration, tells The Advocate the majority of vacancies for the 2012-13 school year are classroom teacher spots with at least seven support positions available.... more »
The new year holiday marked by tragedy this weekend with three deadly accidents all in the last three days.
It definitely was a busy weekend for emergency officials across Acadiana. Friday and Saturday there was a fatal crash in Lafayette, and Sunday morning was the first fatal accident for... more »
LAFAYETTE, LA-Everyone is interested in starting off the new year by eating healthy and starting an exercise program. The HealthInformationCenter is offering free health information to help you make wise health decisions for yourself and your family. It is very important to start a weight management plan that works. There... more »
At 12:27AM on New Year's Eve many Acadianians were out partying, while one couple was bringing their bundle of joy into the world.
Exhausted, but ecstatic, Jentie Brooks gave birth to the first Acadiana baby of 2010. She and her husband, Naylor Brooks, are first-time parents from Breaux Bridge.... more »
There will be no garbage or recycling collection on New Year's day. Regular Friday customers in the city of Lafayette and unincorporated areas of Lafayette Parish will receive service the Saturday following New Year. Allied Waste will also pick up excess garbage and large boxes outside of the automated garbage... more »
The Recycling Foundation, Inc/ Lafayette
Due to the Christmas and New Years Day holidays we would like to remind residents of items that are not acceptable for recycling:
No Styrofoam No foil wrapping paper No ribbons No paper plates No paper cups No plastic utensils No paper towels... more »