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


‘Tis the Season

December 5, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Fun was had by all at the annual Laurel Christmas Tree Lighting at Pinehurst Park. People of all ages came to sing carols, have refreshments and watch the tree light up on Thursday night. State senator Gary Staples was on hand as well as EDA President Mitch Stennett, and Chamber of Commerce director Larkin Simpson.…Read More


Homeowner Rehabilitation / Reconstruction Program

November 20, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel is partnering with the Mississippi Development Authority to offer the HOME Program. The Homeowner Rehabilitation / Reconstruction Program is a competitive grant program that provides assistance to low-income families that are making major repairs or reconstructing a home. Funding for this program will be used by the city to assist identified…Read More


Knowledge is Power and Moustache is King

November 17, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel employees participate in MoVember. MoVember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities. On Friday, October 24th, Johnny Magee, Mayor of the City of Laurel, and Tim…Read More