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Latest Tammany Hall Items
  • Opposition builds to well proposal in St. Tammany

    St. Tammany Parish residents packed a public meeting this past week to oppose a proposed oil well near Lakeshore High School in Mandeville.

  • La: bids needed on private work-release contracts

    Louisiana's corrections secretary says he will require bidding for private contracts to run parish work-release programs.

  • Historic hotel gets new life in Covington

    The historic appeal of this St. Tammany Parish city should get a boost later this spring with the reopening of the Southern Hotel, a century-old building that's been empty for years but recalls Covington's days as a vacation destination.

  • Officials looking place inmates from work program

    St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain and Louisiana corrections officials are sorting out what will happen to the 148 inmates who were housed at Northshore Workforce LLC's facility in Covington.

  • Tangipahoa Parish authorities search for escapee

    The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for an inmate who escaped early Thursday from a St. Tammany Parish work release program and abducted a woman from her Covington job.

  • 19 violations found at St. Tammany work-release

    Louisiana Department of Corrections officials have conducted a shakedown raid at a Covington work-release facility that houses state inmates.

  • Galvan sentenced to 2 years in corruption case

    Former St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison - the upper limit in federal recommendations - for conspiring to steal money from the coroner's office.

  • St. Tammany opens warming shelters

    With temperatures expected to dip into the mid to low 20s on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain, St. Tammany Parish officials have opened a warming shelter for those who need to escape the chill.

  • Veterans cemetery nears completion

    Muddy roads will soon give way to asphalt and bare ground transformed with sod and landscaping as construction of the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery near Slidell enters its final stages.

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