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Amite, Louisiana is located in Tangipahoa Parish. Zip codes in Amite, LA include 70422. The median home price in Amite is $120,000.

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9 hrs ago | The Advocate

Sentence deemed too lenient in slaying, 1st Circuit will give new judge a try

Another judge will have to decide the fate of a Hammond woman sentenced in 2013 to one day in jail for manslaughter, after an appeals court ruled Monday the sentence was illegally lenient.


20 hrs ago | WBRZ

Amite 100 Poker Run a Dream Come True

The Baton Rouge Boat Club is hosting the Amite 100 Poker Run this weekend. Boat Club President E.J. Moore and lifetime member Ron Sanders joined John Pastorek on 2une In Tuesday to talk about the event.


23 hrs ago | Daily World

Bill limits BESE authority to OK charter schools

A House committee has approved legislation that would prohibit the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from forcing school systems that score A, B or C on the state accountability system to accept charter schools.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Hooper Road widening raises concerns for business owners

The widening of Hooper Road, in the City of Central, has been planned for several years.


Louisiana torm reform bill voted down by the state House

State Rep. Ray Garofalo, R-Chalmette , discusses his bill to zero out Louisiana's jury trial threshold earlier this month.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Inmate who escaped now facing another serious charge

A St. Tammany work release inmate that was on the run in Tangipahoa Parish for two days in March will face a charge of simple rape in addition to other charges he was facing.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Advocate

Lawmakers seek to remove age limit

Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD -- Ronald McDonald said he is perfectly capable at age 78 of serving as justice of peace.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

Strong thunderstorms affecting Baton Rouge region Friday morning

A line of strong thunderstorms moving east is affecting West and East Baton Rouge , Ascension, St. Helena, East Feliciana, Livingston, iberville, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes in Louisiana and Amite, Walthall and Pike counties in Mississippi, according to a special weather statement issued by the Slidell office of the National Weather Service ... (more)


Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana House committee refuses to scrap Common Core

Here's how Louisiana House Education Committee members voted on H.B. 381 to write new standards and H.B. 558 to use an assessment tool other than PARCC.


Tue Apr 01, 2014

Louisiana tort reform push begins, with passage of bill to zero out jury trial threshold

State Rep. Ray Garofalo, R-Chalmette , discusses his bill to zero out Louisiana's jury trial threshold.


Bill to restrict mesothelioma, latent disease cases approved in committee: Snapshot

Workers for the EE&G company seal bags containing asbestos taken out of a flooded apartment building.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Advocate

Photo provided by Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona -- Authorities...

Officers found about $231,000 in counterfeit cash on the same day Alfred Hill, 62 was shot and killed while he stood outside his home at 118 S. Second St., Trabona said.


The Times-Picayune

Freeze warning issued for St. Tammany, Mississippi Gulf Coast early Wednesday

A freeze warning is in effect for the hatched areas from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. Wednesday.


Mon Mar 24, 2014


Amite Police find $230,000 in counterfeit cash

A Tangipahoa Parish man is the target of a Secret Service investigation into counterfeit cash after Amite City Police found nearly a quarter of a million dollars.



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