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Garbage Pickup

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Because of anticipated hazardous weather, Progressive Waste has announced that they will postpone garbage pickup and recycle pickup normally scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday in both the City of Hammond and the City of Ponchatoula.  Normal pickup will occur on Thursday and Friday.

Jinnie Wilson named Employee of the Year

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Ms. Jinnie Wilson, Revenue Officer for the City of Hammond, was recently named as non-civil service employee of the year by the Hammond Rotary Club. Ms. Wilson was cited by Mayor Mayson Foster for her exemplary work ethic, her dedication to the city and to her fellow workers, and for her “quiet completion of the… Read more »

The City of Hammond Celebrates Independence Day

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By DAVID FREESE AND WILLIAM B. CARROLL Daily Star Staff Writers Galloping lyrics of the “Star-Spangled Banner” sung by 15-year-old Heidi Carrier, of Loranger High School, rippled through the settling mist surrounding Hammond’s Zemurray Park Wednesday afternoon as firework cannons were set up nearby. Young children like Jayson Kennedy, 3; his sister Ally, 8; Kaitlynn… Read more »

City of Hammond and North Oaks Offer Free Men’s Health Event on June 25

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[HAMMOND, La.]—The City of Hammond and North Oaks Physician Group will host a “Man Up and Get Informed” Men’s Health Month event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the gym at the Michael J. Kenney Recreation Center, located at 601 Coleman Ave. in Hammond. Free health screenings, refreshments and a physician panel… Read more »