We Are Laurel Commercial

August 23, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Honoring Heritage – Commercial from the official City of Laurel page on Vimeo. Mayor Johnny Magee welcomes you to Laurel – Mississippi’s Home Town. From oak-lined streets to its lovely turn-of-century homes, Laurel is charming and gracious. The “City Beautiful” is undergoing a revitalization and we welcome you to visit our many shops and boutiques,…Read More

Laurel Receives Statewide Community Forestry Award

August 11, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel was recognized as the Scenic Community of Mississippi for 2016. Each year a community is recognized for its efforts in maintaining a healthy community tree program. Laurel was recognized at the 2016 Statewide Urban Forestry Awards, July 29, 2016 at the Statewide Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure Conference in Gulfport, Mississippi.…Read More

Laurel Sportsplex Gets a New Name

July 19, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel made a change to the city’s sportsplex, one that has been a long time coming. The Laurel Susan Boone Vincent Sportsplex is a 145-acre complex consisting of eight lighted tennis courts, six regulation soccer fields, six baseball fields, walking and nature trails, tennis pro shop, concession stands, press boxes, a 1.5…Read More

City Awarded Over $356K For Sewer & Water Infrastructure

June 21, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Mayor Johnny Magee was presented a check for $356,250.00 earmarked for the improvement of the water and sewer infrastructure portion of a comprehensive project to restore Fifth Avenue from Central Avenue to Northview Drive by the Office of the US Army Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg, Mississippi last Thursday.  Colonel John Cross, commander of the District,…Read More