Interstate News

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Parish President Pat Brister and other local officials were on hand for a news conference about a $50 million project to widen I-12. The Edwards administration announced last week that $42 million in federal highway money would be used to widen a congested stretch of the interstate, with the parish adding…

Interstate News Conference

Gov. John Bel Edwards, Parish President Pat Brister and other local officials were on hand for a news conference about a $50 million project to widen I-12. The Edwards administration announced last week that $42 million in federal highway money would be used to widen a congested stretch of the interstate, with the parish adding…

Sheriff Grant

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security through a program enhancing cooperation and coordination among state, local, tribal, territorial and federal law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure the United States’ borders. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office has been awarded $175,000…

Register To Vote

September 11th is the last day to register in person or by mail to vote in the October 12th Election. In St Tammany you can register in person at the Registrar of Voters in Covington, 601 N. Jefferson Ave. or the Slidell location, 520 Old Spanish Trail, Second Floor – Suite 2F. You will have…

Medline

Medline, the country’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will have to wait another month to see if the St Tammany Zoning Commission will let it build an 800,000-square-foot distribution center south of Covington. The Illinois company has operated a 200,000-square foot distribution center at the intersection of La. 1077 and I-12…

The St. Tammany Fishing Pier

The St. Tammany Fishing Pier has reopened after tests by the Louisiana Department of Health that indicated that algae toxins in the lake have dropped to levels that make it safe enough to swim. The algae bloom occurred after a record opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway earlier this summer to prevent the Mississippi River…