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  1. Louisiana: Bad roads, drivers, high DWI, highest auto insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    ... were often the norm. In Metairie just two weeks ago, a hit and run driver was booked for his 7th DWI. An Abita Springs man was booked recently for his 8th DWI after a hit and run. In Baton Rouge just this week, as local driver was busted for a 7th ...

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  2. New grant provides access to locally-grown produce: Abita Town TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    Abita Springs Mayor, Greg Lemons, signing the grant from Wholesome Wave, which will fund "Veggie Bucks." The program will help SNAP recipients access locally-grown produce sold at the Abita Farmers Market.

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  3. Louis Fitzmorris to seek re-election as St. Tammany Parish assessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times-Picayune

    ... and took office January 2013 after the lengthy state-mandated transition period. Fitzmorris, a former mayor of Abita Springs, brought his experience as mayor and as a business owner to the assessor's office, he said in a news release Tuesday (Sept. ...

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  4. Homeless man robbed on Tammany Trace: Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Times-Picayune

    ... to authorities. The homeless man told deputies he was riding his bike westbound on the Tammany Trace between Abita Springs and Covington around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. Two men jumped from the bushes, the man said, and one pointed a gun at him while the ...

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  5. Tom: Katrina offered possibility to begin radically new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... to Atlanta Sunday, after I spent the nightmidnight to six a.m.anchoring the broadcast on WWL from my office in Abita Springs. As I passed along news of a total evacuation of New Orleans and everything fifty miles to the west and two hundred miles to ...

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  6. Beer Chick | Brace yourself for inaugural Monk-A-Palooza beer festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... in plastic cups. With 27 breweries from all over the country participating, such as Abita Brewing Company (Abita Springs, La.), Ballast Point Brewing (San Diego, Calif.), Carolina Brewing Company (Holly Springs, N.C.), Allagash Brewing Company ...

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  7. Artscape: New gallery seeks to unite artists, charitable causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Night the prior evening. The show included framed pieces by Schafter, as well as pastel artists Mary Monk of Abita Springs and Darlene Johnson, and ceramics by Lynda Katz and Delcham. Proceeds went toward the creation of a music therapy program at ...

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  8. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Advocate

    ... state Reps. Lance Harris, R-Alexandria; Stuart Bishop, R-Lafayette, Lenar Whitney, R-Houma; Scott Simon, R-Abita Springs and Nancy Landry, R-Lafayette. Senators on the "F" list include Senate Education Committee Chairman Conrad Appel, R-Metairie and ...

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  9. Kelly Gibson Foundation awards $59,000 in scholarships to 27 junior playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Times-Picayune

    ... scholarships were awarded on behalf of Allstate Sugar Bowl to Colin Troxler of Luling, Savannah Ennis of Abita Springs, Matthew Saucier of Diamondhead, Miss., and Taylor Ann Price of Metairie. Two $1,500 scholarships awarded on behalf of Cox ...

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  10. La. 59 reopens south of Abita Springs after cement truck overturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana 59 reopened south of Abita Springs about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday , more than six hours after a cement truck ran off the road and overturned in a ditch , authorities said. Southbound traffic was being routed onto the center turning lane at the location; traffic remained backed up in the area.

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  11. Overturned cement truck closes La. 59 south of Abita SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Times-Picayune

    A cement truck overturned into a ditch alongside Louisiana 59 near South Lane south of Abita Springs on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, forcing the closure of the highway. Louisiana 59 remains closed south of Abita Springs after a cement truck ran off the highway and overturned in a ditch, authorities said.

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  12. Louisiana Town Gets A Win Over Plans To Frack In WetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | ThinkProgress

    Abita Springs got a win against an oil and gas company Monday, when a judge ruled that the state didn't adequately evaluate the environmental risks. A Louisiana district court judge on Monday threw out - at least temporarily - a permit for fracking exploration in wetlands about an hour outside New Orleans.

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  13. Judge vacates St. Tammany drilling permit, says state must supply more documentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | NOLA.com

    Out of local judicial and family court races, at least 7 East Baton Rouge incumbent judges reclaimed their seats during the Nov. 4 election. at which the town of Abita Springs sought a judicial review of the drilling permit.

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  14. Women in Other Cultures Program on Aug. 27 to Celebrate Women and Voting RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | The Times-Picayune

    The public is invited to join the Covington-Mandeville branch of the American Association of University Women and the Women's Center for Healing and Transformation in Abita Springs for a celebration of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and a look at voting in other cultures. The meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the Women's Center for Healing and Transformation-- located at 71667 Leveson Street in Abita Springs.

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  15. St. Tammany Parish School System: First day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Times-Picayune

    ... St. Tammany Parish Public Schools on Friday. Superintendent W. L. "Trey" Folse, III (left) walks alongside new Abita Springs Middle School Principal Eddie Strohmeyer as the Superintendent visited classrooms at Abita Middle on the first day of school ...

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  16. Long-discussed highway project inches forward in St. TammanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | NOLA.com

    A long-proposed divided highway from Bush to Interstate 12 in central St. Tammany Parish continues to move slowly toward reality, with construction possibly starting during the 2017-18 fiscal year, a state highway department official said Monday . Jeff Burst, the project management director for the state Department of Transportation and Development, provided the timeline at an informational meeting about the approximately 20-mile highway at Abita Springs Town Hall.

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  17. Louisiana business lobby endorses 4 education board candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... but she has consistently voted against charter schools and Common Core. Lee Barrios, a retired educator from Abita Springs and antagonist of the current board, is running against Garvey for a second time. Boffy is opposed by Mike Kreamer, a Common ...

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  18. Severe thunderstorm warning for New Orleans area, River Parishes, north shore until 7 p.m. WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | NOLA.com

    "At 6:14 p.m., Doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph," said the warning message. "These storms were located along aline extending from 6 miles south of Abita Springs to near Pearlington, and moving southwest at 25 mph.

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  19. Gerrin Narcisse to seek 7th District seat on St. Tammany Parish CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Public school teacher Gerrin Narcisse has announced he will seek the 7th District seat on the St. Tammany Parish Council in the Oct. 24 election. The district includes the Lacombe area and parts of the Mandeville and Abita Springs areas.

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  20. STOPS, a suicide prevention group, to hold 5K fundraiser Sept. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    The St. Tammany Outreach for the Prevention of Suicide will host its second annual "One Step At A Time" 5K Walk/Run to promote suicide awareness and prevention in our community on Saturday Sept. 26 in Abita Springs.

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