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Volunteers Needed – Replanting Downtown Planters with Keep Covington Beautiful

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Keep Covington Beautiful is dedicated to engaging all citizens in every aspect of keeping Covington clean and beautiful. KCB is a 501 c 3 non-profit corporation. Keep Covington Beautiful develops broad-based community partnerships to improve and beautify the physical environment of the City of Covington, including beautification, litter prevention and recycling activities. Keep Covington Beautiful provides educational activities to encourage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments through positive behavior. KCB also beautifies and maintains various location in and around downtown Covington, including our plentiful planters.

This Saturday join Keep Covington Beautiful in re-planting the downtown planters! Please bring your own gloves, water and trowel. Meeting at the Covington Trailhead at 9:30. Email if you are able to help. Learn more at

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STAA Art Market on Lee Lane this Saturday

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The Covington Art Market returns to Lee Lane this Saturday November 7th from 10 am – 2 pm. Stroll through and find a variety of hand-made arts including pottery, jewelry, metal sculpture, stained glass, mixed media, hand-made garments, wood carvings, photography, and more.

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While you’re out, you are encouraged to visit other downtown locations, including exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store and the many fine shopping establishments around downtown Covington. The Farmers’ Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks from Lee Lane. Then enjoy a bite at one of our many restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

The Art Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public. Presented by the St. Tammany Art Association in partnership with the City of Covington. Learn more at

Currently on display at the STAA Art House:

Local News

City Council to Discuss Increase Millage, Police Pay, St. Peter’s Gate at July 7th Meeting

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The Covington City Council will have 2 meetings in July to discuss and vote on an increase in millage rates. Meeting dates are July 7th and 21st, 2020.

The July 7th meeting will also include discussion and vote on the St. Peter’s gate proposal and the introduction of an ordinance to increase police & fire department pay for additional education and training. View full meeting agenda here.

Due to an expected increased capacity, and in an effort to comply with social distancing, the July 7th meeting will be held at the Bogue Falaya Hall behind City Hall in the Greater Covington Center, 317 North Jefferson Avenue, at 6 pm.

City Council meetings are now also available to live stream on the City’s new YouTube channel here.

The July 21st meeting will be to vote on the millage increase. As of now this meeting is expected to be held at the usual City Council Chambers, 222 E. Kirkland St, at 5:30 pm. Monitor the City of Covington’s website,, for more updates.

To view Councilman Mark Verret’s proposal to increase police and fire department pay for additional education and training, click here.