Read the Latest St. George Leader — Best Coverage of City of St. George

The St. George Leader is hot off the press!  To read the latest edition of the St. George Leader, click “Read More” button below and then click this link: http://stgeorgeleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/FINAL-SMALL-St.-George-Leader-5-9-24.pdf

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Louisiana Supreme Court Recognizes City of St. George

Nearly five years after the voters of the proposed City of St. George voted to incorporate, the Louisiana Supreme Court gave them a historic victory. On Friday, April 26, 2024, in a 4-3 decision, the high court dismissed the suit filed by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and ruled organizers of the proposed city had met […]

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Read Historic Supreme Court Decision on City of St. George

NEW ORLEANS — To read the historic decision of the Louisiana Supreme Court recognizing the creation of the City of St. George, click “Read More” button below and think click this link: https://centralcitynews.us/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/23-1108.C_23-1118.C.OPN_.pdf

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City of St. George Won’t Need New Taxes

A high-ranking official of a company that administers privatized cities such as the City of Central says a computer model his firm uses indicates the revenues of the proposed City of St. George would be more than sufficient to cover its expenses without the need for additional taxes.   The official said, “The population of […]

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Five Reasons We Need St. George

During the campaign for incorporation, Chris Rials and Andrew Murrell, two leaders of the St. George movement, reviewed efforts to create the City of St. George at a meeting of the Greater Baton Rouge Civic Association. At the meeting, they voiced five major reasons to create a new city: • Fight crime • Hold down […]

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How a Prominent Civil Rights Leader, Acie Belton, Set in Motion St. George

 People in Baton Rouge should open their minds to the idea of incorporating the new City of St. George, especially when we realize how it all got started. In Louisiana, any community of 300 or more people anywhere in the state outside an incorporated municipality has the right to file a petition calling for an […]

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Most Issues in Any Legal Challenge to St. George Were Already Settled

The decision by the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal, written by Judge Robert Downing, in the challenge to the incorporation of the City of Central, addressed most of the issues likely to be raised in any challenge to the incorporation of the proposed City of St. George.  The case, Devall v. Starns, was decided Dec. […]

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St. George Leader To Use St. George Knight as Symbol

In honor of St. George, the patron saint of England, the St. George Leader has adopted as its symbol a St. George knight who carries a shield bearing the St. George Cross. When East Baton Rouge Parish was settled, the first Catholic parish was St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Baton Rouge.  The second Catholic […]

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Why BRPD Officers Live Outside Baton Rouge: They Seek Good Public Schools, Safe Streets

Statistics from the Baton Rouge Police Department show that 58 percent of all police officers live in Central, Zachary, or parishes other than East Baton Rouge Parish. Many people complain that many police officers live outside Baton Rouge but no one seems to want to ask why?  In reality, only 20 percent of the force […]

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Have You Wondered Who Paid for The Attacks on City of St. George?

According to campaign finance reports filed with the Louisiana Board of Ethics, here are some of the donors to the anti-St. George campaign that kept the attack pieces coming in the mail and on TV day after day: •Future PAC (Baton Rouge Area Chamber) – $2,500 •Forte & Tablada – $1,500 •Craig Gehring – $1,500 […]

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