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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 $235,000. More Covington information.

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13 min ago | NOLA.com

North shore nightlife: What's happening for the weekend of April 25-26

Not driving in for New Orleans Jazz Fest ? Don't worry - there's still plenty happening on this side of Lake Pontchartrain.

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4 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

New legal trouble for closed St. Tammany work-release program

The Louisiana inspector general appears to be widening his probe into a now-closed work-release program in St. Tammany Parish with the head of the Louisiana Department of Corrections, saying he met with the inspector general about it in recent weeks.

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8 hrs ago | The Advocate

Community column for April 25, 2014

Mervin and Evelyn Simoneaux were named the March Family of the Month and Clyde Martin III was named as the March Knight of the Month by the Rev.

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12 hrs ago | NOLA.com

LPO to give free concert in Covington May 10

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at a free concert in Covington's Bogue Falaya Park on Saturday May 10. The 16th annual Swing in the Pines, which is being staged by the city of Covington, will begin at 6 p.m. "The City of Covington is delighted to host the LPO performance again this year," said Aimee Faucheux, the city's Cultural ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Hammond-based Gnarly Barley to debut its brews with a series of events

Those thirsty for more local craft beer can soon get a taste of Gnarly Barley , the latest Southeast Louisiana brewery to start distributing.

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17 hrs ago | NOLA.com

'Yes' on Covington's Recreation District 10...

Recreation District 10, which was formed to serve the Covington area, is seeking resources to provide a full array of sports and other activities to children.

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21 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Weekend of April 25-27

This weekend, families across the north shore are unwrapping the last of their Elmer's chocolate eggs .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

NOLA.com

Bill seeks more public notification of proposed fracking in parishes where practice is new

St. Tammany Parish residents gathered at the Paul Spitzfaden Community Center on April 16, 2014, to express their concerns about a proposal to drill for oil and gas, using the fracking method, near the city.

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The Times-Picayune

Covington police will host prescription drug take-back event April 26

The Covington Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug take-back event on April 26, 2014, at the police department's administration building (NOLA.com The Covington Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday, April 26 at the police department's ... (more)

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The Times-Picayune

Madisonville man pleads guilty to juvenile sex crimes

William Schultz pleaded guilty to four counts of sexual battery of victims under 13. A Madisonville man accused of sexually abusing two 5- and 6-year-old girls was sentenced to 50 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexual battery charges in a Covington courtroom, according to a spokesman for District Attorney Walter Reed .

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The Times-Picayune

YMCA's Healthy Kids Day aims to improve families' health and well-being in Covington on April 26

YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to improve families' health and well being, will feature Ochsner for Kids, Young Rembrandt Program, a youth fun run, games, healthy lunch demonstrations, Youth Boot Camp, bounce house and much more.

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The Times-Picayune

Junior League of Greater Covington Spring Stomp can help stamp out childhood obesity

Help stamp out childhood obesity by taking part in the Spring Stomp. The seventh annual event, presented by the Junior League of Greater Covington , will be held on May 17 at the Hubie Gallagher Park in Covington, located at the corner of W. 15th and Filmore.

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The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Art Association hosts 'Get Fired Up!' to raise money for new kiln

That's the cost of one raffle ticket being sold as part of "Get Fired Up!," the St. Tammany Art Association 's current fundraiser for a new kiln for its ceramics studio.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Slidell Little Theatre announces its 52nd season productions: On the Stage

Slidell Little Theatre recently announced the productions that will be featured during the theater's 52nd season.

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NOLA.com

St. Tammany authorities still looking for gunman in March 29 shooting near Covington

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has identified Finney Riley as the suspected gunman in a March 29, 2014 shooting near Covington.

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The Times-Picayune

Chamber supports tax proposal for Covington area recreation

The St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind a proposed 4-mill recreation tax for Covington-area residents on the May 3 ballot.

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The Times-Picayune

Senior adults invited to 'Have Coffee with SALT' on GiveNOLA Day in Covington and Slidell

The St. Tammany SALT Council is inviting senior adults and their caregivers to "Have Coffee With SALT" on GiveNOLA Day, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The SALT Council will have PJ's Coffee of New Orleans and light refreshments throughout the day at two locations: in Covington at 69090 E. Highway 190 Service Road at the Catholic Charities Northshore ... (more)

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The Times-Picayune

New series 'Faking It' debuts Tuesday (April 22) on MTV

The twist in " Faking It ," a new MTV dramedy premiering at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday , is that the lead characters don't get to be cool kids until they're mistaken for a lesbian couple.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Man pleads guilty to robbing Folsom tobacco shop at gunpoint

A Folsom man charged with robbing a tobacco store a gunpoint last summer accepted a plea deal before his trial started last week and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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It's festival season, and there's one festival in the state that is committed to supporting all local craft breweries: Lafayette's annual Festival International de Louisiane, April 23-27.

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