COVID-19

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This is the longest City Bar has been closed since it opened in 1927.

Sorry, Still Closed

Some businesses can have a soft opening, but some can not open at all, which has those businesses frustrated and upset.
Bar owners, hair salons, theaters, and gyms are not allowed to have soft openings or have curbside pickup.
On Monday, those owners were hoping to hear good news from Gov. John Bel Edwards. They were hoping to hear from Edwards that Louisiana’s economy is reopening, and everyone goes back to work.

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Elvina Frederick Campbell was smiling while watching vehicles drive by and wish her a happy birthday on Sunday.

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Vehicles lined up on Huey Road and then turned into Elvina Campbell’s driveway to wish her a happy birthday.

Turning 100 in COVID-19 Era: Family, friends celebrate Campbell’s birthday with a drive-by party

Family and friends originally had plans to throw a huge birthday party for Elvina Frederick Campbell this past weekend because she turned 100 years old on Monday. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a different kind of party had to take place for Campbell.
“There was a big party planned for her Sunday that we didn’t get to have, but we have to do something for her turning 100 years old, no matter what is happening,” said daughter Gail Collins.

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Abbeville will lift curfew for adults on May 1; it will remain in effect for unaccompanied minors

​The city of Abbeville will be lifting the mandated curfew due to the Covid-19 pandemic on May 1, 2020.
This will be in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies within Vermilion Parish.
A juvenile curfew will still remain in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for all unaccompanied minors. All minors must be accompanied by a guardian or a responsible adult. This curfew will be strictly enforced. Minors going to and from work will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Parents will be held responsible if their minors do not obey the curfew.

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