St. Tammany Parish Hospital – A Great Success

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St. Tammany Parish is no surprise a great place to live. The parish houses many great restaurants, shops, communities, top schools and places for residents or visitors to enjoy.  U.S. News & World Report’s listed St. Tammany Parish Hospital as one of the top in the nation in 2014. St. Tammany Parish Hospital opened its… {Read More}

New Homes Are On The Rise


The housing market is booming and new home construction is benefiting.  NAHB reports that private residential construction spending has increased.  This increase is across the board from single family to multi-family homes. Mulit-family accounts for $64.2 billion which attributes to the majority of the increase. Single family was shown to also hold a steady growth… {Read More}

An Economic Balancing Act

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After the fall of the economy in 2007, policymakers want to keep a healthy balance in today’s economy. The Federal Reserve does not want to repeat what some economist consider to be the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. According to a statement released by the Federal Reserve, the labor market… {Read More}

A Fair Pay Raise for St. Tammany Parish Employees


The economy is on the mend but still has a way to go.  Many people are seeing a pay raise but there are those who still have yet to see one since the up rise in the economy.  St. Tammany Public Works employees are hoping for a pay raise for 2019. This hope stems from… {Read More}

A Local Developer’s Unique Twist At Adaptive Reuse


As a community starts to thrive and grow, more and more businesses and residents move into the area.  Along with new growth, comes new buildings and homes in the community. What about the existing buildings in the area that might have lost their tenants due to previous lack of growth?  An existing building is a… {Read More}

A Plan For St. Tammany’s Growing Economy


The economy and housing market are the strongest they have been in the past 10 years.  As the housing market and economy thrive so does the ever-changing communities throughout the country.  St. Tammany Economic Development District wants to evolve with the ever-changing market. The St. Tammany Economic Development District is the forefront of St. Tammany’s… {Read More}

STAA: How It All Began


The emergence of the St. Tammany Art Association (STAA), on December 1, 1958, was just the beginning of the life long celebration in the community of the arts. The idea of the origination’s concept came from the first meeting notes taken August 15, 1957 at a group meeting held at the Covington resident, Mrs. Miriam… {Read More}

A New Levee for Lake Pontchartrain


The National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) and Army Corps of Engineers shows an abundance of hurricane activity along the Southern Shore of Louisiana.  In fact, the Army Corps of Engineers created a map of potential stillwater elevations for a storm surge from a hurricane with a 1% chance of occurring that has a possibility to hit… {Read More}

Waterfront Home Living in St. Tammany Parish

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Owning a home in a waterfront community in St. Tammany Parish is a wonderful experience. Having access to a river or a lake provides a peaceful and restful environment that is also kind of freeing, especially if you are a “water person.” With the environment of a river or lake also comes the lush vegetation… {Read More}

Pelican Park to Redevelop Old Baseball Field

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Trying to keep it “in house,” Pelican Park is looking to redevelop an unused baseball field called Green 5 into something else either recreation or fitness that might target adults. The budget for this redevelopment will come from the operating budget of Pelican Park, and will be an investment of $500,000 – $800,000. Comments were… {Read More}

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