Before You Light It…. Know Laurel’s Open Burn Regulations

April 13, 2017 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The Laurel City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting open burning in city limits without a permit. Open burning is any time you light an outdoor fire without a chimney or stack. When burning rubbish in burn barrels or open piles, the potential cost to your health, your home, your neighbors and the environment far exceeds…Read More


Municipal Election Information & Polling Locations

April 11, 2017 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The party primary election for Laurel City Council members is May 2, 2017. Only two wards (Ward 5 & 7) will have party primaries. If necessary, primary runoffs will be May 16, 2017. The general election is June 6, 2017. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ABSENTEE VOTING The City Clerk’s…Read More


City Utility Bill Error

March 21, 2017 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Due to an error in the upload of the utility billing file, the March 20th, billing cycle was incorrect. If you received a bill with a due date of 03/30/2016, please disregard. The error has been corrected and new statements will be mailed out with the correct date of 03/30/2017. If you would like to…Read More


Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day 2017

March 1, 2017 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

To facilitate safe disposal of hazardous household waste, Jones County will host a countywide collection event on April 8, 2017 from 8 am to noon at the Laurel Fairgrounds. The Jones County Household Hazardous Waste Program is a free program and a great opportunity for Laurel residents to dispose of their household hazardous waste in…Read More