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Four out of the five islands are located on the west side of Abbeville

In Abbeville, five areas of land are unincorporated islands. To be called an island, the city has to surround the unincorporated land.
Here is the list of where the unincorporated islands are located in Abbeville.
• The first of five islands can be found at the corner of U.S. Hwy. 167 and Veteran’s Memorial Bypass (on the Vermilion Rivers side).
• The second island is not too far from the first island. It’s the strip of land on the south side of RiverFront Restaurant (not on RiverFront’s property) that goes back to the Vermilion River.

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Vermilion Parish Police Juror does not want to tell people what to do with their property

Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza approached the Vermilion Parish Police Jury to ask them to create a sign ordinance for five unincorporated ‘islands” in the city limits.
Abbeville Mayor Mark Piazza and two council members, Brady Broussard Jr. and Roslyn White, attended Monday night’s police jury meeting to ask if the police jury could create a special sign ordinance. The new ordinance would not allow electronic billboards on the four other unincorporated pieces of land in Abbeville.

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Maurice announces road closure, detour

MAURICE — Due to the need to replace the culverts crossing Andre Avenue, the intersection of Andre Ave and East Lafayette will be closed on Wednesday Jan. 6, 2021 until Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.
Traffic and access to areas on Andre will have to detour on Vincent.
“We are sorry for this inconvenience but this is necessary for repairs to be made,” Maurice Mayor Wayne Theriot said.

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