Trick or Treat Hours | 2016

October 20, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

​Keep Laurel’s youngest ghouls and goblins safe this Halloween. Trick or Treating hours in Laurel are 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 31. Keep these tips in mind as your kids haunt the neighborhood: Accompany children (or send an older sibling) and make sure they don’t enter anyone’s home without your permission. Use makeup instead…Read More

City Partners with Schneider Energy

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

The City of Laurel is launching a partnership with Schneider Electric to begin the design and development of an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) that will allow the City much needed infrastructure improvements designed to save money and improve community spaces. The project is an opportunity to reduce utility costs anywhere between an estimated 22%-28%…Read More

Mississippi Blues Trail – Laurel

September 29, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The Laurel area, a hub of musical activity in southeast Mississippi, has been home to a number of noted blues performers including harmonica player Sam Myers, singer Albennie Jones, and guitarist Blind Roosevelt Graves. R&B, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll producer Johnny Vincent, who founded Ace Records in Jackson in 1955, got his start selling…Read More

Does Your Home Need to Be More ENERGYWISE?

September 17, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

WHAT IS ENERGYWISE? EnergyWise is a special program geared toward helping low-income Mississippi Power customers reduce their energy costs by providing free weatherization improvements for homes that do not meet current energy efficient standards. Examples of possible improvements include weather stripping, insulation and other selected repairs and upgrades that can lower your bills and keep…Read More