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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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14 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Covington High School Student Council kicks off with a new theme, 'Power of One'

The Covington High School Student Council is planning an exciting year for Covington High students.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

Community Center at Christwood begins 'Lunch and Learn Series'

The Community Center at Christwood in Covington will launch its "Lunch and Learn Series" on August 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a presentation and tasting by Good Eggs, a burgeoning on-line grocery store whose mission is to grow and sustain local food systems worldwide.

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Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany governments under pressure to ease "unconstitutional" political sign regulations

The state Republican and Democratic parties are hammering local governments in St. Tammany Parish for having ordinances that the parties say impose unconstitutional restrictions on campaign signs on private property.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas to Open 37th Season with Blueberry Hill, 9/12

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an original New Orleans Jukebox Musical, Blueberry Hill.

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NOLA.com

Kenner man booked after cops said he was fondling himself in Covington parking lot

Miguel Rodriguez was booked with obscenity after police said a woman reported seeing him fondling himself in his car in the parking lot of a Covington business Tuesday afternoon.

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NOLA.com

Varney: Walter Reed should resign

Perhaps power isn't inherently corrupt. It may be that holding it for too long guarantees some level of corruption.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Tammany DA's brother Richard Reed arrested, Covington police say

Richard Reed, the brother of embattled St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed, was arrested Monday night on a count of sexual battery, according to Covington police, who have scheduled a news conference for 11 a.m. to discuss the arrest.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NOLA.com

White Linen Night draws crowds, displays north shore A&E culture

Although the action started late due to a heavy rainfall early in the evening, participants in Covington's White Linen Night on Saturday say the event - where strollers were encouraged to wear their best white linen of summer and take in the art galleries, restaurants, and shop of downtown - was a success for local merchants.

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The Times-Picayune

Walmart would be required to make numerous road improvements to build ...

Motorists head west on Brewster Road in front of the Belle Terre subdivision south of Covington on June 5, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Advocate

questioned by auditors

The agency that oversees Baton Rouge's beloved USS Kidd, the centerpiece of the Louisiana Naval War Memorial, has been flagged by an audit for a history of financial mismanagement that includes a debt of more than $300,000 for unpaid insurance premiums.

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The Times-Picayune

North shore nightlife: What's happening for the weekend of Aug. 15-16

With the new White Linen Night event in Covington and Hot August Night in Hammond , plenty of entertainment is lined up for downtown strollers who wish to remain behind in the bars and nightclubs of the north shore.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Benefit softball tournament to fund scholarship in honor of man...

Family and friends of one of the men who died last year after a gunman opened fire in a big crowd outside an Olde Towne Slidell bar hope to pull something positive from his death.

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NOLA.com

Covington man was receiving steroids from outside the U.S. by mail, sheriff says

Authorities said Alan Guichet was having illegal steroids shipped to his house from outside the U.S. A Covington -area man was arrested and booked with possessing illegal steroids after authorities said they intercepted a package meant for his house that contained illegal steroids.

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NOLA.com

Business workshop in Covington to address future workforce development

The fourth in a series of business resource workshops is being staged in Covington Friday with U.S. Sen. David Vitter as its keynote speaker.

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The Times-Picayune

Down-home bluegrass, Western, folk planned for 2014 Old Feed Store Music Series

One of the more unique music series in the New Orleans area - the Old Feed Store Music Series - brings down-home roots music to an unlikely venue: The Marsolan Feed and Seed Store in downtown Covington.

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The Times-Picayune

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Weekend of Aug. 15-17

A scene of a family tubing on the Tangipahoa River at New Cherokee Beach, east of Tickfaw.

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NOLA.com

Matt King announces run for St. Tammany Parish constable office

Matt King of Abita Springs says he will run for 10th Ward constable in St. Tammany Parish.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Incident with brother of St. Tammany district attorney prompts criticism of 'honorary' badges

A Sunday evening incident at a popular Northshore restaurant may prompt some changes at the St. Tammany Parish District Attorney's Office.

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The Times-Picayune

SSA fight headed for Covington Zoning Commission

St. Scholastica Academy is seeking permission from the Covington Zoning Commission to move forward with a controversial plan to construct a large building on its campus near downtown.

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