The News

Enjoy inspiration from nature at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center as azaleas come into full bloom. With up to 20 varieties of azaleas in bloom and an additional 300 other plant species throughout the gardens, Shangri La is brimming with springtime colors. Today, a large number of azaleas featured around the gardens are beginning to bloom for Spring.

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On Saturday, March 19, at about 3 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call of an industrial accident at a well site in the 11000 block of Moore Road.

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On Friday, 03/18/11, at 08:53 AM Officers from the Orange Police Department Narcotics Division, with the assistance of the Pinehurst Police Department and the Pct. 2 Constable, executed a search warrant at an apartment located at 2600 Allie Payne Rd. (Fox Run Apartments).  Officers seized approximately 32 grams of crack cocaine.  The two adult residents of the apartment, one male and one female, were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd degree felony.  Arrested were: 

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Captain C. J. Hargrave of the Orange Police Department released information of a major drug bust within the city Friday, March 18. 

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On Thursday, March 17, Beaumont police officers were dispatched to Fast Lane along Interstate 10 in reference to a stabbing.

Upon arrival, they were advised by the two black male victims, a 34 and 32-year-old Beaumont males, and the witness, an 18-year-old man from Beaumont, that they had been at a residence in the 500 block of Palm spending the night with a female that they had just met.

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