News & Updates for Tangipahoa Parish

Press Release: Road Works 6/27/22 - 7/2/22

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HAMMOND—Motorists may experience delays on Wardline Road this coming week as crews begin patching portions of the roadway.

The project is part of the Regional Planning Commission’s “road rehab” program for South Tangipahoa Parish. Parish President Robby Miller, who serves on the RPC, said patching will begin Monday, June 27, and continue through Friday, July 1, weather permitting[...]

Extreme Heat Update and Weekly Briefing Today, June 23rd through June 26th

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WHAT: Prolonged and potentially dangerous heat conditions will continue overnight tonight and through Friday 

Morning lows will struggle to drop below the lower 70s for some areas and locations near the tidal lakes will struggle to drop below the lower 80s. 

Heat index values could approach as highs as 116 degrees in the warning areas and 112 degrees expected in the advisory areas. Heat index readings of 103 to 112 will [...]

Extreme Heat Update June 22nd through June 26th

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WHAT: Prolonged and Potentially dangerous heat conditions with heat index values of 103 to possibly as high as 115

WHEN: Start Wednesday and continuing through Sunday

WHERE: Southwest Mississippi, coastal Mississippi, and all of southeast Louisiana[...] 

Tangipahoa Recognized As A State Leader In Litter Prevention

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AMITE—Tangipahoa Parish has been recognized as a leader in environmental issues for its work in litter abatement and its proactive education and enforcement measures.

Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller said Tangipahoa Parish Government was recognized Thursday as one of the state’s 2022 Environmental Leadership Program award winners. 

“Tangipahoa Parish has been recognized with the ELP Achievement Award, saluting our Litter Gitter initiative on parish waterways and the[...]


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