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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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Pat Brister appoints CAO; makes other changes at top of St. Tammany government administration

St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister has announced several personnel changes at the top level of her administration, including the appointment of a chief administrative officer.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center schedules Free Cancer Screenings in the community

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington will host two cancer screenings in July for breast and skin cancer.

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NOLA.com

With Walter Reed not running for sixth term, north shore will elect new DA for first time in 30 years

Facing a federal investigation, blistering media scrutiny and challengers lining up to run against him, many north shore politics watchers questioned whether longtime District Attorney Walter Reed could realistically win a sixth term in November.

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NOLA.com

Covington man with five life sentences, plus 250 years, gets even more jail time

A Covington man previously given five life sentences, plus 250 years, in connection with a home invasion-armed robbery has had some additional time lumped onto that initial jail sentence.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Jpas' First Northshore Summer Intensive, Seussical Jr., to Run 7/25-27

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting their second of three Summer Intensive Programs this summer, the musical Seussical Jr. Public Performances will be held: July 25-27th at the Christ Episcopal School Theater 80 Christwood Blvd. Covington, LA.

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NOLA.com

'The King and I' returns to Broadway, staged now in Covington: why is it timeless?

Mid-way through the show's run at Covington's Playmakers Theater, co-director of "The King and I," Joel Rainey, explained why he feels the Tony-Award winning classic continues to draw audiences.

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NOLA.com

St. Tammany Parish School Board will announce new principals, asst. principals Thursday

The St. Tammany Parish School Board meets Thursday night in Covington. The lengthy agenda includes the announcement of new principals and assistant principals at several area schools.

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The Times-Picayune

North shore 'best bets' for family entertainment: Weekend of July 18-20

You might see poodles in grass skirts or rottweilers in bikinis at the Bow Wow Doggie Luau, happening Saturday at Cafe Du Bone Bakery in Slidell.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Majolica class takes this writer on a journey through the creative process: Artscape

In the past year since I've started writing this column, I've been asked what kind of artwork I create.

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NOLA.com

David Vitter to speak at Covington business workshop

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will be one of several guest speakers at the Covington Business Resource Workshop on Aug. 15. Entitled Workforce Development, Retention and the Future, the workshop will be hosted by the city of Covington and the Covington City Council Economic Development Committee.

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NOLA.com

Tab Benoit and more for the weekend of July 18-19: North shore nightlife

A variety of live music options greet club-goers this weekend on the north shore.

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NOLA.com

Community leaders protest Covington Council's decision to rezone lot in West 30s

A divided Covington City Council has approved a rezoning request from a cabinet business in the city's West 30s neighborhood despite objections from some community leaders who say that the move allows industrial encroachment that wouldn't be allowed in more affluent residential areas.

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NOLA.com

Bed, Bath and Beyond Mandeville store relocating to Covington area

The Bed, Bath and Beyond store in Mandeville is expected to relocate within the next year to new digs in the Nord du Lac center or another location in the Louisiana 21 commercial corridor south of Covington, officials said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Man taken to hospital for evaluation following standoff with St. Tammany deputies

A 22-year-old man is in custody following a brief standoff with St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office deputies on Wednesday, July 16. Authorities said a passerby called 9-1-1 after seeing the man standing in front of his parents' house holding a gun to his head.

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WBRZ

Emergency managers reviewing disaster plans

Emergency managers from Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi gathered in Covington today to go over hurricane evacuation plans and icy roadway mapping.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Embattled DA Walter Reed won't seek re-election in November

Facing a federal investigation and watching potential challengers line up ahead of the Nov. 4 election, longtime north shore District Attorney Walter Reed gathered staff members in a closed-door meeting Tuesday afternoon and told them he will not seek a sixth term in office.

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NOLA.com

DA Walter Reed: A political timeline

Longtime north shore District Attorney Walter Reed, who is under federal investigation , announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election this fall to a sixth term in the office that covers St. Tammany and Washington parishes.

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The Times-Picayune

Students of the Apetrei Dancenter Summer Intensive study will showcase their talents

From the classical romance of the ballet "Giselle" to modern pieces set to contemporary music, the Ballet Apetrei Company and students of the Apetrei Dancenter's Summer Intensive study will showcase an array of dance pieces on July 20. The performance is Ballet Apetrei's summer production, which features the results of Apetrei dancers working with ... (more)

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NOLA.com

U.S. News World Report tweaks hospital rating formula; Ochsner tops in Louisiana

Ochsner Medical Center has again been named Louisiana's best hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Brian Trainor announces candidacy for 22nd Judicial District Attorney

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Brian Trainor has announced plans to run for 22nd Judicial District Attorney.

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