Amanda is incredibly excited be a part of the Fox 8 News team. She is a Nashville, Tennessee native with strong ties to the New England North; she’s now happy to have made it to what her family and friends refer to as the “Deep South."
“So by this time next year, I’m hoping absolutely we'll be able to celebrate and host events in this city like no one can do, so it’s an exciting time and how far we’ve come, but let me tell you the light's clearly at the end of the tunnel,” said Mayor Latoya Cantrell.
Today was the first home game where Saints fans were allowed inside the dome. While fans say they were the deciding factor in the win, dome coordinators say everything behind the scenes ran seamlessly.
Hundreds maybe even thousands of people evacuated to New Orleans, and while they say they’re grateful for the shelter and hospitality many are anxious to get back to see what happened with their homes.