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6 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
Early Thursday morning, 35-year-old Christopher Ricker escaped from a St. Tammany work release facility called North Shore Workforce in Covington.
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7 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
Covington's Columbia St. Rock 'N' Blues offers two national acts for the weekend of March 14-15: P.M. Dawn and Nappy Roots.
11 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
COVINGTON, La. A controversial work release program that was the target of an Eyewitness News Investigation will be closing, at least temporarily, moving nearly 200 inmates back into prisons on the northshore, multiple sources told Eyewitness News.
15 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Unhappy that no north shore projects have been included in the billions of dollars spent on south Louisiana flood protection projects since Hurricane Katrina, St. Tammany Parish is seeking to withdraw from the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East and go out on its own as a separate levee district taxing authority.
16 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for an inmate who escaped early Thursday from a St. Tammany Parish work release program and abducted a woman from her Covington workplace, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards said.
The Tammany Trace. The Slidell City Council Tuesday chose a route to extend the trace to Heritage Park.
The Southern Hotel on Boston Street in downtown Covington on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.
The true story of the 'Radium Girls' resumes onstage at Slidell Little Theatre this Friday with additional shows each weekend through March 23. Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. From left are Rachel Roy as Grace Fryer, Katie Gallinghouse as Kathryn Schaub, and Ashby Glover as Irene Rudolph Covington Louisiana ... (more)
The Covington Garden Club would like to invite its community friends to the club's annual Luncheon and Fashion Show to be held April 24 at Tchefuncta Country Club in Covington.
Vendors are being sought to participate April 5 in New Zion Baptist's third annual craft sale.
A Covington man who struck and killed a pedestrian while he was intoxicated last year pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular homicide and was sentenced to five years in prison.
"The rivers that define ... Covington are essential to its unique character," said Priscilla Floca, Executive Director of Keep Covington Beautiful.
The Northlake Performing Arts Society will present "A Starlit Night" on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 23 at 3 p.m. Both concerts will be held in the Fuhrmann Auditorium, located at 317 N. Jefferson St. in Covington.
Five north shore businesses and Parish President Pat Brister were honored with awards during the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation annual luncheon held recently at Benedict's in Mandeville.