Cooper spills the beans on the SB’s investigation against him

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Lafayette Parish Association of Educators' Rodolfo Espinoza, left, speaks with Lafayette Parish School Board Member Greg Awbrey before the weekly school board meeting Wednesday in Lafayette.

Superintendent Pat Cooper ended the year-long silence shrouding the cause of the School Board’s investigation into his leadership, disclosing seven management decisions an attorney hired by the board questioned him about earlier Wednesday. None of the issues was surprising, Cooper told the board Wednesday. He then listed the items the attorney… Continue reading →

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Cutting Edge CE conference slated

Photo provided by ASHLEY LANAUX -- Robin BarnesThis year’s Cutting Edge CE Conference showcase performers include Robin Barnes, who performes at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club.

The Cutting Edge CE Conference runs Aug. 21-Aug. 23 at the InterContinental Hotel, the Carver Theater and other New Orleans venues. The Cutting Edge conference discusses hot topics and trends the entertainment business. Sessions include entertainment law, the business of music, film… Continue reading →

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Transformyx fastest-growing BR firm

A dozen Baton Rouge-area businesses, led by information technology firm Transformyx in the 697th spot, made Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies, while four Lafayette firms did. Transformyx grew its revenue from $1 million in 2010 to $8.1 million in… Continue reading →

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Cooper spills the beans on the SB’s investigation against him

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Lafayette Parish Association of Educators' Rodolfo Espinoza, left, speaks with Lafayette Parish School Board Member Greg Awbrey before the weekly school board meeting Wednesday in Lafayette.

Superintendent Pat Cooper ended the year-long silence shrouding the cause of the School Board’s investigation into his leadership, disclosing seven management decisions an attorney hired by the board questioned him about earlier Wednesday. None of the issues was surprising, Cooper told the board Wednesday. He then listed the items the attorney… Continue reading →

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Cutting Edge CE conference slated

Photo provided by ASHLEY LANAUX -- Robin BarnesThis year’s Cutting Edge CE Conference showcase performers include Robin Barnes, who performes at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club.

The Cutting Edge CE Conference runs Aug. 21-Aug. 23 at the InterContinental Hotel, the Carver Theater and other New Orleans venues. The Cutting Edge conference discusses hot topics and trends the entertainment business. Sessions include entertainment law, the business of music, film… Continue reading →

EatPlayLive

Food & Dining

Photos

Columnists

Police & Fire

Business

Transformyx fastest-growing BR firm

A dozen Baton Rouge-area businesses, led by information technology firm Transformyx in the 697th spot, made Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies, while four Lafayette firms did. Transformyx grew its revenue from $1 million in 2010 to $8.1 million in… Continue reading →

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