Covington’s front running candidates for mayor are Mark Johnson, Rick Smith and Candace Watkins. A few weeks ago, Covington Weekly ran a recap on the forum hosted by the St. Tammany Chamber West
Mayor Mike Cooper has announced that for the seventh consecutive year the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Covington by the Government Finance Officers
Officers from the Covington Police Department along with Deputies from the St Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office attended the “A Stand Against Violence” event last weekend at Rev. Peter Akins Park. The event was
submitted by Roberta Carrow Jackson It is with deep sadness that I share here that Roberta Dilk Bruck, PhD, JD, passed away this past Saturday after being diagnosed with cancer less than two
The Covington Police Department is excited to announce the hiring of three new officers. Over the past of couple weeks, Officer Chance Johnson, Officer Josh Simmons, and Officer Justin McFarlain have all undergone
On Thursday, February 22, the American Public Works Association (APWA) held a competition for Public Works Departments across the state. The competition entailed four events where contestants had to perform remarkable feats with
Earned last week, the Covington Police Department participated in a bicycle certification training course taught by Officer Scott Verdun of the Kenner Police Department, which was hosted by the SLU Police Department. Sergeant
The 54th Annual Mystic Krewe of Olympia parade will roll February 23, 2019 at 6 p.m. For route details, see the map on back of page and on insert. Each year as the
NEW ORLEANS- In a letter sent to Sharon Lo Drucker this week, the Alliance for Good Government announces the endorsement given to Drucker for the November 6 (2018) election has been rescinded. Drucker
There will be alternating single lane closures on US 190, between the I-12 Junction and the Bogue Falaya River Bridge (Claiborne Hill), during the following nights: Beginning Sunday night, February 17, 2019 through
Peter Lewis, a self-made business man of Covington, LA, has qualified for City Councilman District A seat in the March 30, 2019 election. Peter’s roots run deep here in Covington; his parents, Paulette
The West 30’s Task Force is a group of local persons dedicated to remediating the neighborhoods of the West 30’s. The group meets locally and organizes community events like April’s upcoming Community Picnic.
Local community activist and longtime Covington resident, Keitisha Young, has qualified for the Covington City Council’s District A position in the March 2019 election.
The production, featuring student actors from the CES junior high and high school, opens Friday, Feb. 8, and runs through Sunday, Feb. 17. Friday and Saturday curtains are at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees
The St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce and the Covington Business Association present a City of Covington Mayor and Council-at-Large Forum on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 5 – 7 p.m. At the
John Botsford lives in the Savannahs neighborhood in District B. After the flood in 2016, John began attending city council meetings and decided to run for office to be a voice for the
The recipient of the “Chief’s Award” is chosen by the Chief of Police for someone who has shown outstanding dedication to the department. The recipients are kept…
Local watercolor painter and STAA member John Goodwyne has been selected as the latest local artist to display their artwork on the walls of Covington’s City Hall. The City of Covington’s Gallery at
Peter is a sweet 2 year old black cat looking for a home. Peter is social and friendly, always ready to give a meow to his friends.
United Way of Southeast Louisiana awarded $30,000 to National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – St. Tammany and VIA LINK, Inc./2-1-1 in St. Tammany to support their suicide prevention, mental health services, and crisis response efforts.