There’s an election coming up on November 6, 2018. The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail in the Open Primary/Congressional Election, is Oct. 9 (deadline advanced one day because
Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President, announced that St. Tammany Parish Government, and the Safe Haven project, will receive $5,310,000 in grant funding through the National Disaster Resiliency funding, facilitated through the State
St. Tammany Parish Library offers Food For Fines from Tuesday, September 4 to Saturday, September 29. The Library will forgive your fines for bringing in canned food to benefit partnering local food banks.
ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA — Nick Tranchina announced today that he will seek election to the office of St. Tammany Parish Sheriff in 2019. Nick is a veteran of the United States Marine
The St. Tammany Parish Development District, a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana, requests proposals for a comprehensive strategic plan. The firm’s plan should cover objectives, key findings, strategic guidance, and responsible
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will hold its 28th annual Beach Sweep, a day designated to clean up around the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.,
Economic development commission shifts focus, welcomes new leadership (Mandeville, La.) — After a five-month intensive search, the St. Tammany Parish Development District (STPDD) Board of Commissioners has hired Chris Masingill as its new
On Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Northshore Humane Society offers fee-waived adoptions for all adoptable dogs and cats at their rescue. The event will take place at 20384 Harrison
Editor’s Note: Safe and conscientious driving is an issue very close to Covington Weekly. Our personal opinion is that it should be illegal to operate a phone while driving, unless it is hands-free
Sparxx is a 2-year-old small to medium size mix pup looking for a forever home at Northshore Humane Society. Yellow, brindle marking peek through her already beautiful black coat. Because she was rescued
The HUD Office of Inspector General released a report detailing the deficiencies found in the administration of funds by the St. Tammany Parish Government in language that sounds very familiar for those that
Beginning Monday, March 26, 2018, contractors from Stranco, LLC will start panel replacement work on E. 32nd Street in Covington. The roadway will be open to local traffic only while work is underway.
In a report from WWLTV, The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality confirmed that Tammany Utilities failed to properly report sewerage spills in St. Tammany Parish. Representative Paul Hollis announced that he plans to
Chief Tim Lentz has released the 2017 crime statistics for the City of Covington, showing a 22% reduction in the overall crime rate based on FBI Part I reported offenses. In 2017, the
With freezing temperatures expected to linger from the low thirties to twenties here on the Northshore through the end of the week, the St. Tammany Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
A new program implemented by District Attorney Warren Montgomery assisted nearly 100 men and women in getting a fresh start by clearing old arrests and convictions for relatively minor crimes from their criminal
Opinion by B. Charles Goodwin The STP Jail and Justice tax request has been based on “Operating and Maintaining facilities”. THAT’S BLATANTLY FALSE. It’s also to “acquire land” and “construction” and “fund into
Opinion by B. Charles Goodwin At the last St. Tammany Parish Council Meeting, there was a concern expressed about low voter turnout. I’d like to offer an opinion on why that might be.
The installation of a new District Attorney nearly two years ago signaled a drastic change for St. Tammany Parish. For one, the public is weary of the moniker “St. Slammany.” For the first
Parish President Pat Brister moved to rescind the ¾ cent Economic Development District Sales Tax that was enacted on January 1st of this year. “I have spent a great deal of time listening