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Brister gives update on state of St. Tammany Parish

Brister gives update on state of St. Tammany Parish

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Fresh off an announcement that St. Tammany was selected the winner of the Entrepreneurial American Community Award for 2014, Parish President Pat Brister presented her “State

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Mandeville council may seek AG opinion on public record request

Mandeville council may seek AG opinion on public record request

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — After months of uncertainty regarding a large-scale public records request for e-mail, fax and cell phone text messages exchanged between city officials, the Mandeville City Council

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Covington West 30’s plan set

Covington West 30’s plan set

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news COVINGTON – In an effort to rid the West 30’s neighborhood area of “slumlords” and substandard housing, the Covington City Council turned down an ordinance that had the

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City could pay for repairs in historic cemetery

City could pay for repairs in historic cemetery

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — The city of Mandeville could use taxpayer funds to repair crumbling and dilapidated grave sites within its historic cemetery, while also seeking reimbursement from the owners

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Free concerts, fundraisers taking place this weekend on west side of parish

Free concerts, fundraisers taking place this weekend on west side of parish

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

MANDEVILLE — More free, family events will be going on this weekend in St.?Tammany Parish. The City of Mandeville will hold a live free music concert series at the Mandeville Trailhead, 675 Lafitte Street,

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School official Alfred dies

School official Alfred dies

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Slidell news bureau SLIDELL – St. Tammany Parish School Board member Ray A. Alfred died from a heart storke on September 17 at the age of 60. Alfred, a lifelong resident

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Bacon may be ousted by COAST

Bacon may be ousted by COAST

chrissycsmith September 27, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news COVINGTON – Under new direction by Board President Bill Magee, the Council on Aging for St. Tammany (COAST) Board of Directors appears ready next week at its regular

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Parish wins huge national award for entrepreneurialship

Parish wins huge national award for entrepreneurialship

chrissycsmith September 21, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina less than a year away, St. Tammany Parish officials gathered together this past week to celebrate a major announcement

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PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALIST: Mangat brings vast experience to new job

PSYCHIATRIC SPECIALIST: Mangat brings vast experience to new job

chrissycsmith September 21, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news SLIDELL – Dr. Balminder Mangat believes he is the best psychiatrist in the parish, and he has a lot of reason to back up that thought. Mangat was

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Demolition halted in historic area

Demolition halted in historic area

chrissycsmith September 21, 2014 Comments Off

By BETSY SWENSON Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — The Mandeville City Council put a temporary stop to approving the demolition or relocation of any building within the city’s historic district, in an effort to

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Hollywood comes home

Hollywood comes home

chrissycsmith September 21, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news COVINGTON – Get ready St. Tammany Parish—“Miss Thang” is about to roll into town. Brian Edwards, a Covington native, will be returning to his hometown the week of

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Facebook page created to raise awareness of Causeway policy changes

Facebook page created to raise awareness of Causeway policy changes

chrissycsmith September 8, 2014 Comments Off

COVINGTON — Following last week’s decision to hold for review installation of 1/10 mile markers for fog as a result of citizen input, Charles Marsala decided to create a Facebook page for citizens and

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Mandeville to develop five-year budget plan

Mandeville to develop five-year budget plan

chrissycsmith September 8, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — In an effort to bring stability to future budget negotiations, the Mandeville City Council passed an ordinance calling for a five-year city budget forecast beginning

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Mandeville Council approves raises for city employees

Mandeville Council approves raises for city employees

chrissycsmith September 8, 2014 Comments Off

By DAVID FOLSE II Tammany West news MANDEVILLE — There are over 100 employees who work for the City of Mandeville. However, at the Mandeville City Council meeting, none may have been more important

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Top speakers will highlight seminar on suicide prevention set for Sept. 11

Top speakers will highlight seminar on suicide prevention set for Sept. 11

chrissycsmith September 8, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany?West news SLIDELL – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of St. Tammany will host a special seminar on Thursday, Sept. 11, entitled “Every Life Counts.” The seminar is free

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HOPE for the hopeless

HOPE for the hopeless

chrissycsmith September 8, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news MANDEVILLE – This is the story of one woman living her life with Bipolar Disorder. However, her story is far from unusual, and in reality, is a glimpse

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Swings at John Davis Park now for all ages, capabilities

Swings at John Davis Park now for all ages, capabilities

chrissycsmith August 31, 2014 Comments Off

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West news LACOMBE – Every child will be able to swing at the John Davis Park in Lacombe after new disability accessible swings were unveiled. St. Tammany Parish Councilman Jake

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VFW fundraiser ‘going the distance’

VFW fundraiser ‘going the distance’

chrissycsmith August 31, 2014 Comments Off

By KEVIN CHIRI Tammany West news SLIDELL – After Carol Guillory became president of the District 9 VFW Ladies Auxiliary, she didn’t have to think long to know what kind of charity to support

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Lemons wins by default; Folsom mayor still to be decided

Lemons wins by default; Folsom mayor still to be decided

chrissycsmith August 31, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news ABITA SPRINGS – Mayor of Abita Springs Greg Lemons has won re-election after he was unopposed as time to qualify in the mayoral race ran out. A spokeswoman

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STP relaxing rules on sign ordinance

STP relaxing rules on sign ordinance

chrissycsmith August 31, 2014 Comments Off

By JOHN BINDER Tammany West news ABITA SPRINGS – After pressure from the Republican Party of Louisiana and Louisiana Democratic Party, St. Tammany Parish government has confirmed that it will no longer be enforcing

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