Ashley Garner is a graduate of Pearl High School where she was a member of the award winning Pearl "Pirate" band. In 2001 she moved to the Crescent City to attend Xavier University of Louisiana, where she graduated with a degree in mass communication. While at XU, she worked as an anchor and reporter for the campus news show, "XTV News".
Ashley joined the WLBT news team in 2007 as an Associate Producer. In 2011, she stepped from behind the camera and into the field as a multi-media journalist.
When she is not in the field chasing stories, Ashley loves spending time with loved ones, volunteering, reading, traveling and eating.
Xavier University of Louisiana, Mass Communication
School may be out for summer, but the district is already helping teachers prepare their classrooms for the next school year. Each year many of these teachers buy school supplies out of their own pocket for their classroom and some students who can’t afford them.
It's that time of year again, back to school season! Remember that proper nutrition is an important part of a child's success. Here are a few tips from Registered Dietician Rebecca Turner to ensure a healthy start to the school year: Benefits of Breakfast Alert and focused in class. Score better in math and science. Helps maintain a healthy weight. Make On-The-Go Parfaits Protein rich, Greek Yogurt High fiber cereal or granola Top with fruit of choice Make ...
Brandon Police were called to seven traffic accidents in the span of two hours Thursday morning. Police responded to Crossgates Boulevard at the I-20 on ramp for two separate wrecks. Another accident was reported on Highway 18 near Brandon High School. The other wrecks were scattered across the city. "Thankfully, no injuries were reported in any of the accidents", said Chief William Thompson. Police say heavy fog and wet roads may be to blame for th...