Saturday will breeze in with January crispness. Good place to start is the coffee pavilion for some hot coffee to warm up. Zac Maris will set up in the gazebo to lend special melodies to the breezes.
The Covington Comprehensive Plan 2030 continues into the new year with two public meetings in January. The first meeting is a Planning Commission Public Meeting on Monday January 11th, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the Covington City Council Chambers.
Following Louisiana Office of Public Health guidance, St. Tammany Health System announced vaccine appointment availability for community residents aged 70 and over, as well as community medical providers not employed by the health system.
Curbside pick-up by Coastal:
Week of January 11th – 15th
For recycling (marsh preservation) before January 11th or after January 15th (and for those who don’t use Coastal), drop off trees at 1515 Florida Street (Parish Fairgrounds, located behind Lyon Elementary) throughout January.
As the Louisiana Department of Health reports a percent positivity rate in St. Tammany Parish above 10% for the third consecutive week, St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper again asks residents to remain strong in their commitment to best prevention practices to slow down the spread of COVID-19.
Angie is a one-year-old, medium mix breed pup. After finding out she was a mom-to-be, Northshore Humane Society quickly pulled her from a municipal shelter. Now that all of Angie’s puppies have been adopted, it is her turn to find her forever home!
Where did Theard Street in Covington get its name, especially considering almost every other street is either a number or the name of a President? Information from records researched by Jack Terry offered this possibility.
The St. Tammany Art Association hosts two free demos this Saturday in conjunction with their current exhibit, the Degas Pastel Society 18th Biennial National Exhibition. Due to attendance restrictions, space is limited for these free demos. Click the links to register for the events.
Registration is open for Zumba with the Mayor, an up-beat and interactive multi-generational exercise dance class. This free class is open to all levels of experience and abilities – it’s about moving and having fun.
Keep Covington Beautiful will celebrate Louisiana Arbor Day with the annual seedling tree give-away at the Covington Farmers Market on Saturday, January 23, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, or until the seedlings are all given away.
Bring Mardi Gras to Covington and decorate your business or home with some Mardi Gras style! Register your place by January 15th to be guaranteed a spot on the Rollin’ on the 3 Rivers Parade Map. There is no cost to register!
Casey was rescued from homelessness in Downtown Covington by a kind individual who brought him to Northshore Humane Society. This nine-month-old boy is your typical rascal kitten – playful, curious and full of energy!
For many of us here in the South, New Years day would be incomplete without the compliments of black-eyed peas and greens. This tradition is said to bring prosperity and good luck into the new year.