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Mandeville toddler fighting life-threatening E. coli infection

NEW ORLEANS — At one year and five months old, Scarlett Wood from Mandeville already has a favorite song. It's 'Fancy Like' by Walker Hayes. Her parents know to play this song because she will instantly start to dance. "She immediately just stopped whatever she was doing and started...
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Pearl River to raise police pay

Police officers in Pearl River are set to get a raise. At its meeting June 21, the Pearl River Town Council approved additional money in its 2022 budget to help boost the pay of officers and combat ongoing retention issues. An additional $47,200 was put into the police department’s salary...
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Team Title relocates company headquarters to Mandeville

MANDEVILLE, La. – Team Title, a full-service title agency based in Louisiana, has announced it will relocate the company’s corporate headquarters to Mandeville as part of a significant expansion of its operations in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Since 2018, the agency has expanded from a small, single-office title...

Pearl River High School graduates its Class of 2022

Pearl River High School graduated its Class of 2022 on May 7 at Southeastern Louisiana University, giving special recognition to its highest-achieving "Best in Class" honors students. Those honors scholars are Zaria Deneil Anders, Dax Richard Boteler, Jenny Ellen Castaneda, Abbygail Makayla Davis, Elora May Dufour, Allie Nicole Fleming, Madeline...

Slidell High School's 2022 graduates are on their way

Members of Slidell High School's Class of 2022 made it official on May 9, getting their diplomas in the University Center at Southeastern Louisiana University, the traditional site of commencement ceremonies for St. Tammany schools. During the pomp and circumstance of graduation, the class's 10 highest achieving scholars were also...

St. Tammany's elder residents and their care providers have workshop to attend

It truly takes a village to help protect a community's oldest members from the ever-present scams and other abusive situations that await the elderly around too many corners. But learning to recognize threats and the red flags that can herald abuse of all kinds is the first step in protecting self or others, and understanding that will be the focus of a 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. workshop for St. Tammany seniors on July 12 at the Harbor Center, 100 Harbor Center Blvd., in Slidell.
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Man wanted in Newport News arrested after chase in Louisiana

SLIDELL, La. (WGNO)— A Virginia man is behind bars after detectives say a traffic stop led to a police chase with a stolen vehicle near New Orleans. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Jamar Jones was arrested on Friday, June 24, and was booked into the parish correctional center.

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St. Tammany Parish Library’s final Summer Reading events and programming are happening through July 9, and the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge continues through July 30, so everyone is encouraged to keep reading. Patrons have until July 30 to complete the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge and log their final minutes.
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Council divided on appointments

Tuesday night, Picayune’s City Council took up the matter of reappointing or appointing five members to the city’s planning commission, but ended up with an empty seat due to division amongst the Council. Diane Miller presented the matter to the Council, saying that the terms were currently overdue...

Four days of family fun and fireworks for the Fourth of July

Old-fashioned fun is in store to celebrate America’s birthday when blankets and lawn chairs go down and fireworks go up across the north shore throughout the weekend July 1-4. The celebration of the Fourth of July across both the eastern and western ends of St. Tammany has something for...

Virginia man arrested after a car chase in a stolen vehicle in Slidell

SLIDELL, La. — The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a Virginia man following a chase in Slidell on Friday afternoon. At around 2:15 p.m. this afternoon, deputies attempted a traffic stop on a Mazda SUV near Powell Drive on U.S. Highway in 11 in Slidell. The Mazda, which was a reported stolen vehicle from Virginia, failed to stop which lead to a high-speed chase down North Drive across Robert Road, turning eastbound on Gause Boulevard and wrecking on Military Road near Cross Gates.

Brenda Gail Reid

Brenda Gail Reid gained her wings on June 24, 2022 in Mandeville, LA. She was born on October 31, 1954, in New Orleans, LA to the late Ernest Reid and Beverly Magee Reid. Brenda was the beloved sister of Tracy Reid, Tommy Reid, Roxie Reid (Kitty), Binky Reid (Lisa), Cathy Naquin (Arnold), Amanda Larriviere (Neil), Matthew Reid (Timmy), Lizzie Lott (Craig), Theresa Anthony, the late Johnny Reid, and Robert Reid. She was the loving aunt of numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.