Commemorative Books Have Arrived

January 23, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Thank you again residents, visitors and city employees for making our City Hall Centennial celebrations so successful. Hundreds of people visited City Hall, enjoyed the balloon release, speeches, music, time capsule dedication, and the historical marker unveiling ceremony. The Laurel City Hall Centennial Committee is thrilled to announce that the Laurel City Hall Centennial: A…Read More


Order Your Trees

January 20, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Did you know that orders are now being taken for trees by the Jones County Soil and Water Conservation District? Orders can be made for hardwood trees, shrubs, fruit trees and nut trees to be distributed in February and/or perennials to be distributed in April. There is no limit on the number of trees and…Read More


Longtime Laurel Firefighter Retires

January 15, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

It was a wet, dreary day outside Thursday afternoon, but inside Fire Station #4 in Queensburg, it was cheery as retired firefighters, a past fire chief, family and friends gathered and paid tribute to Captain Richard Dantzler. On January 24, Dantzler will be hanging up his hose for the final time after 36 years of…Read More


Shop with a Fireman

December 18, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The Laurel Fire Department held Shop With a Firefighter at the Laurel Wal-Mart for the Nelson family that had suffered incredible loss when their home burned earlier this year. Lafayette Nelson and his wife, Patricia, Each child was provided with $300 to pick out toys, clothes and necessities to brighten the holiday season. This program…Read More