14 hrs ago
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.
19 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.