With Tropical Storm Isaac barreling down on the Louisiana gulf Coast and forecasters projecting that New Orleans will bear the brunt of Isaac’s effects when it makes landfall early Wednesday morning as a hurricane, UNO is evacuating 40 athletes to Millsaps University in Jackson.
The athletes will be joined by several Privateer coaches, UNO police officers, and representatives from the university housing, as well as members of the student body who reside in Pontchartrain Hall, NOLA.com, the website of The Times-Picayune reported Monday.. Click here for the story.
BEFORE YOU GO…
… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.
If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.Click for more info