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Covington, Louisiana is located in St Tammany Parish. Zip codes in Covington, LA include 70433, 70434, and 70435. The median home price in Covington is $228,500. More Covington information.

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42 min ago | The Times-Picayune

Northlake Nature Center will host "Wings and Wine" fundraiser: Musings by Marilou

One of the most inexpensive and entertaining activities in St. Tammany Parish, at least for the grandchildren and me, is a trip to the Northlake Nature Center.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Tammany Parkway beautification drive slowed - but not stopped - by 'super street' project

The north-south section of U.S. 190 in western St. Tammany Parish, which is now also known as Tammany Parkway , will never be mistaken for the Champs-Elysees.

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NOLA.com

North shore nightlife: Mannie Fresh and more for the weekend of Aug. 29-30

With Columbia Street Block Party and Labor Day weekend, there's a lot to celebrate in the clubs and restaurants of the north shore this weekend.

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The Times-Picayune

Mary Monk to unveil sunrise and sunset pieces at Three Rivers Gallery: Artscape

Pastel artist Mary Monk will readily admit she is not a morning person. But for the past month, she has arisen well before dawn to paint sunrises over the marshes in Lacombe.

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Marine News

OSV Power

Ulstein Verft subsea newbuild Island Performer was built for Island Offshore to be a flexible, RLWI/IMR vessel, destined to serve its first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Shake-ups continue at the Covington Police Department

A pre-disciplinary notice to Lt. James Phillip Beach, issued Friday, details what Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz found wrong with the officer's actions during an incident in November 2012.

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The Times-Picayune

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Labor Day weekend of Aug. 29-31

Most families on the north shore will enjoy backyard grillin' and family-friendly chillin' this weekend and need no help in figuring out what to do.

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NOLA.com

Total Woman Club of St. Rose celebrates 38 years, audit preparation class set

The Total Woman Club of St. Rose recently celebrated its 38th anniversary with a bus holiday event, which included dinner at the Olive Garden in Kenner, followed by a concert featuring Linda Wright.

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NOLA.com

Go slow on fracking, St. Tammany good government advocate tells Tangipahoa Parish Council, media reports say

Few people can recall an issue that has stirred as much controversy in St. Tammany Parish as an oil company's proposal to explore for oil near Mandeville using the fracking method.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Candidates debate for DA job in St. Tammany, Washington parishes

Four of the five candidates for the next district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes used Tuesday night's debate to tell the public why the right choice is them.

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NOLA.com

'Jesus Christ Superstar' at Cutting Edge promises modern look for rock opera favorite

When Slidell theater owner Brian Fontenot suggested to 20-year-old Covington actor Cameron Welch that he'd make a good Jesus.

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The Town Talk

Small town cotton gin houses A-list restaurant

Small town cotton gin houses A-list restaurant Diners enjoy world class dinner in a cotton gin in Boyce Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/entertainment/dining/2014/08/26/small-town-cotton-gin-houses-list-restaurant/14615643/ - For the past four years, visitors from around the world have dropped by ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Advocate

Fracking debate spills over to Tangipahoa council

Councilman Trent Forrest, who represents the northern end of the parish, said he has no problems with the companies now drilling petroleum wells in his area.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NOLA.com

Most judges, St. Tammany School Board members re-elected without opposition as qualifying ends Friday

A child accompanies her mother in a St. Tammany Parish voting booth near Covington during a 2012 election.

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NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish will cease enforcement of 'unconstitutional' sign regulations

The St. Tammany Parish government will stop enforcing an ordinance that restricts political signs on private property under pressure from state Democratic and Republican leaders, who claim the parish law in unconstitutional.

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NOLA.com

Man gets 30-year sentence for operating meth lab in Covington

Jason Hoover pleaded guilty to operating a meth lab in Covington and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NOLA.com

'Tammany Parkway' is new name for parish's main drag

Most of the 60,000 or so motorists who use western St. Tammany 's main commercial thoroughfare each day probably have no idea they are driving on what is now called the Tammany Parkway.

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The Times-Picayune

No speckled trout in August? Fish bass on Pearl River instead

Up around Interstate 10 and Highway 90, the Pearl is a typical riverine system with backwaters, drains and water-loving trees like cypress and tupelo gum.

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NOLA.com

North shore nightlife: What's happening for the weekend of Aug. 22-23

Even the dog days of summer leave some clubbers undaunted. Party through the height of storm season - and celebrate our good luck thus far - with live rock, country or electronic.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NOLA.com

Four candidates sign up for St. Tammany DA's race on first day of qualifying

A patriotic Snoopy watches over voters in a Covington voting precinct in this photo from 2012.

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