Two incumbents run uncontested for city seats

Two incumbents run uncontested for city seats By DEANNE WINTERTON News Editor Both incumbents Jeffery Richins and Eric Turner will be uncontested in their bids to retain...

Bloxham, Little on ballot for city mayor

Bloxham, Little on ballot for city mayor Both have extensive knowledge of city government By DEANNE WINTERTON News Editor Ballots should be arriving this week in Morgan County...

City, county leaders: hotel deal still in the works

City, county leaders: hotel deal still in the works Developer interested, investors needed By DEANNE WINTERTON News Editor Some city and county leaders thought ground might have been...

Fire restrictions increased to include parts of Morgan City

Ironically, a wet spring can increase summer fire risk because it introduces a large amount of vegetation which dries out quickly when high temperatures...

Commercial Street revitalization faces uncertain future

After over a year of meetings, proposals and hours spent on changes and updates, a single set of numbers could take the Commercial Street...

Hotel group interested in Morgan City location; Government entities negotiating tax incentives

How much do you want trimmed? What is usually a phrase overheard at the barber shop is now being overheard at city hall.  And county...

Morgan City bids a fond farewell to recorder after 34 years of dedicated service

Those who frequent the Morgan City offices are quite familiar with the name Julie Bloxham. Even elected city officials will tell you that there...

City contracts with lobbyist firm in attempt to secure funding

For years now, there has been talk about putting in a Young Street bridge to help alleviate traffic on State Street during school hours,...

Morgan City swears in new councilman

The position for Morgan City Councilman recently vacated by Bill Cobabe’s departure was filled Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Only two applicants filed for consideration and...

Last week to file for Morgan City Council vacancy

With Councilman Bill Cobabe's recent acceptance of a job outside of the county, there is currently a city council vacancy that must be filled...