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Big Victory in Electoral College

 The members of the Electoral College from Louisiana met at noon Monday in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol to  perform its duty under the Constitution. All eight members voted to reelect President Donald J. Trump, in accordance with the votes of the people of the state Nov. 3, 2020.  Each of the electors […]

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Two Elected to Metro Council from Central

Voters in the City of Central helped elect two new members of the Metro Council Saturday from districts representing parts of the city.   • In District 1, which includes Zachary and the northern part of Central, Brandon Noel (left), a former member of the Zachary City Council, was elected to replace outgoing Metro Council […]

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Three Elected to RSCC

Former Central City Councilman Wayne Messina, Central City News advertising manager Kim Powers, and State Rep. Barry Ivey have been elected to represent on the Republican State Central Committee, which governs the Republican Party of Louisiana.  They are: • WAYNE MESSINA, who served on the Central City Council for eight years, defeated Karen Connolly 1,036 […]

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Noel Looks to Finish Strong for Metro Council

Brandon Noel has announced his candidacy for the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Council, District 1 seat.  Noel first entered public service in 2010, when he ran for a Zachary City Council seat at the age of 27.  He won that election and assumed office on January 10, 2011. He was reelected in 2014 and again in […]

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Chris Hester a Great Choice for Seat On State 1st Circuit Court of Appeal

The Central City News is pleased to endorse City Judge Chris Hester for the First Circuit Court of Appeal in the Dec. 5 runoff election. Judge Hester is a man of integrity and a fine judge. We are certain he will do a fine job representing all of us. Judge Hester was elected city judge […]

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Mayor-President, Metro Council to Be Chosen Dec. 5

Voters in Central will go to the polls next Saturday, Dec. 5 for runoff elections for Mayor-President, two seats on the Metro Council from Central, and a seat on the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal. Elsewhere in the parish, there are runoffs for a District Judgeship and several seats on the Metro Council. In the […]

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Jordan Piazza, Lon Vicknair Stand Out In Races for Mayor-President, Council

The easy thing for the Republican Party to do this year would be to support an old-time politician as our candidate for Mayor-President.  Someone who is not very conservative but who could keep the Baton Rouge money establishment happy.  That candidate wouldn’t win, of course, but why rock the boat? This year, the Republican Party […]

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Rolling with Trump This Saturday at 11

Bill Depew of We the People 1776 is inviting everyone to join a Rolling Rally for President Trump.   “We’ll meet at 11 a.m. this Saturday, Oct. 31 at Memorial Stadium in Baton Rouge and create a rolling parade of cars, trucks and buses — all headed to Lamar Dixon in Gonzales.  Decorate your vehicle […]

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As Carter, Watson Fail To Excite Voters, Party Turns to ‘Inspirational’ Young Business Owner

The Republican Party of East Baton Rouge Parish has announced its endorsement of businessman Jordan Piazza for Mayor-President in the Nov. 3 election.  Republican chairman Woody Jenkins said, “Jordan Piazza represents a new generation of leadership for our parish.  Other better-known Republicans have failed to generate excitement in the race for Mayor-President. Jordan Piazza is […]

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Meet BR Entrepreneur Jordan Piazza, GOP’s Candidate for Mayor-President

Q. Describe your political philosophy.  A. Jordan Piazza “I’m a pro-business, small government Republican who believes in the Capitalist system to encourage competition and guide market prices. I do not support any government plan to restrict businesses currently being implemented during this pandemic. We need to encourage personal responsibility and open our economy immediately. We […]

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