100 Club donates thousands to first responders

November 19, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Local civic organization, the One Hundred Club of Jones County presented an $18,500 check to Mayor Johnny Magee for the Laurel Police Department for a purchase of a K-9 dog and communication equipment. The 100 Club incoming president Jerry Gilbreath and past president Rand McLaughlin were on hand to present the checks to the mayor.…Read More

Laurel: A Story of Growth

November 3, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

We’re proud to share Laurel with all! Discover for yourself that there’s more than meets the eye in this land of rich customs and folklore, creativity and physical beauty that make up South Mississippi’s playground. Home to some of the most unique and influential places in the Pine Belt region, Laurel has diverse examples of…Read More

When’s trick-or-treat?

October 30, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Trick or Treat hours have been updated for this year’s Halloween in the City of Laurel due to a severe weather threat. People will be able to Trick or Treat between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Drivers are asked to proceed with caution due to increased pedestrian activity.…Read More

Yard Sale Sign Offenders Beware

September 29, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Mayor Johnny Magee wants citizens to be aware that the City of Laurel code enforcement officers will be on the lookout for violations of the city’s rummage/garage/yard sale sign regulations and will begin issuing citations effective immediately. The fine of the sign ordinance violation could cost you $100 or more. Sign regulation is the same…Read More