Twitter is good for some and great for others. Some people say it moves too fast or is too complicated to follow. But if you're living in Shreveport-Bossier and not on Twitter, you're missing out on some amazing streams of information.

Here are the top 10 Shreveport-Bossier Twitter accounts I follow and why.

  • 1

    @CoolDowntown

    The Shreveport DDA

    This is the Shreveport DDA official Twitter feed. It covers everything from Downtown events to the Red River District to Parades and local places to have a good lunch.

  • 2

    @NWSShreveport

    National Weather Service Shreveport

    Forecast discussions, weather history, average temps and up to date forecasts including links to weather advisories.

    @NWSShreveport
  • 3

    @ShreveportPD

    The Shreveport Police Department

    This feed includes things like public service announcements, seat belt enforcement campaigns, warrants, joint operations, awards and area law enforcement news.

    @ShreveportPD
  • 4

    @SWEPCoNews

    SWEPCO News

    Weather plays a big part of daily operations for any business. This feed gives you up to date information about restoration times, which areas are affected by power outages, and includes safety information too.

    @SWEPCoNews
  • 5

    @MayorGlover

    (You can tell already) Mayor Glover

    This is the official Mayor Cedric Glover Twitter feed. It has a lot about local events that the Mayor attends, as well as Retweets from other Shreveport-Bossier accounts of interest, including @shreveporttimes and @femaregion6

    @mayorglover
  • 6

    @sbctb

    Shreveport-Bossier Area Info

    This account isn't considered "official" yet by Twitter, but has all the local info on attractions, events, restaurants, conventions, meetings and groups. From @HarrahsLADowns being off to the races to the @BAFBAirShow, they cover local attractions with great photos.

    @sbctb
  • 7

    @Shreveport_Traf

    Shreveport Traffic Info

    This information is straight from the DOTD. Which lane is closed? What caused that tie up? How long until the Jimmy-Davis Bridge is open again? This is the Twitter feed for you.

    @Shreveport_Traf
  • 8

    @femaregion6

    Fema Region 6

    Disaster information, Red Cross updates, severe weather warnings and great information for emergency preparedness.

    @femaregion6
  • 9

    @BossierCityTK

    Bossier City Tickets

    This feed tweets about future events in Bossier City and when tickets become available. Events like Disney on Ice or Florida Georgia Line at the CenturyLink Center, or what's going on at the Horseshoe Riverdome and more local ticket on-sale dates.

    @BossierCityTK
  • 10

    @710keel

    710 KEEL

    How could I leave this one out? KEEL's twitter feed has news, weather, traffic, local information and stories from a trusted news source you can always turn to. We also tweet out pictures, videos and exclusive interviews all relevant to Shreveport-Bossier citizens.

    @710KEEL