Monthly Archives: February 2018

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7 02, 2018

St. Tammany Selected as Top Retirement Destination by National Magazine

2018-02-07T15:40:42-04:00 February 7th, 2018|Media|

St. Tammany, LA, February 7, 2018 - St. Tammany Parish's beautiful shore along Lake Pontchartrain. Pat Brister, St. Tammany Parish President, announced today St. Tammany has been selected as a premier retirement destination by Where to Retire Magazine in their March/April 2018 issue. As a lakefront community with several amenities like the St. Tammany Fishing Pier, Tammany Trace, rivers, swamps, beautiful landscapes, and diverse wildlife, the article describes St. Tammany as a place that offers outdoor recreation of every sort. It touts the “pure solace” of these things combined. According to Where to Retire, approximately 700,000 Americans relocate to

6 02, 2018

Hit the Trace Jack, and Come on Back

2018-04-18T15:51:43-04:00 February 6th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

After a night of indulging in some of the best seafood ever along the Northshore, I knew I had to get in some exercise. I had heard about Tammany Trace, a 31-mile, hike-and-bike trail that runs throughout St. Tammany Parish and is the state's top-rated rail-to-trail. While I hiked the trail in the winter, here's a photo of the trail in springtime! Originally a corridor for the Illinois Central Railroad, Tammany Trace spans from downtown Covington, through Abita Springs, Mandeville and Lacombe, ending in Slidell. The St. Tammany Parish government purchased the abandoned corridor on December 20, 1992, then