10 11, 2016

New buildings around Bossier City, Benton a sign of major growth

2017-01-16T22:38:58+00:00November 10th, 2016|News|

If you build it, they will come. And if all the buildings going up are any indication, Bossier City officials say the people are coming. “I can think of six or eight (new retail buildings being built), right off the top of my head,” said Bossier City Metropolitan Planning Commission Director Sam Marsiglia. […]

4 11, 2016

Bossier City, Parish may add 20,000 residents by 2019

2017-01-13T16:34:24+00:00November 4th, 2016|News|

Bossier City and Bossier Parish are expected to experience a boom in population over the next few years, and administrators believe strong law enforcement, good schools and a reputation for being progressive are all factors in that growth. […]

15 08, 2016

LTRI Strengthens Tech Industry

2017-01-16T22:45:12+00:00August 15th, 2016|News|

Last year, the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) and Louisiana Tech University capitalized on their seven-year partnership to create the Louisiana Tech Research Institute (LTRI). The LTRI is a non-profit 501c3 corporation located at the National Cyber Research Park (NCRP) and currently operating out of the CIC. Its mission is aimed at expanding the knowledge-based, 21st [...]

8 08, 2016

The Health of the CIC

2017-01-16T22:47:31+00:00August 8th, 2016|News|

Q&A session gives an update on our burgeoning tech industry As the oil and gas industry took a huge hit last year and the economy in Louisiana stutters, slowing tax collections and revenue income, creating massive budget holes, the need for a new industry is never more apparent than right now. For more than eight years, [...]

29 07, 2016

Bossier Schools Receives $1.5M Grant to Launch Project SOAR

2017-01-17T15:24:31+00:00July 29th, 2016|News|

When Bossier Schools begins the 2016-17 academic year, it will be all systems go as the district launches Project SOAR (Supporting Opportunities for Achievement and Resilience), a five-year academic and mental health initiative that will benefit more than 6,700 students attending 11 schools across the district. Project SOAR is aimed at expanding the arts while, [...]

5 07, 2016

Customer Engagement Center to offer hundreds of jobs

2017-01-13T16:46:36+00:00July 5th, 2016|News|

A new CSRA Customer Engagement Center set to open in Bossier City is anticipated to bring 300 jobs to help resolve complaints from CSRA’s federal government customers. The Virginia-based company plans to fill at least 150 positions within the next 12 months and the remaining jobs by the two-year mark.  […]

29 06, 2016

Bossier Parish wins national honor

2017-01-17T15:08:55+00:00June 29th, 2016|News|

BOSSIER PARISH, La. (Press Release) — Bossier Parish has been named winner of a 2016 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for its program, “Developing an Innovation Hub,” in the Community/Economic Development category. […]