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


Trick or Treating Hours

October 21, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel has set the official hours for Halloween trick-or-treating in the city this year for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 31. “Because Halloween falls on a Friday, we want to give children time on the streets to have fun while trick-or-treating, but we are also mindful of high school…Read More


Many Causes Highlighted in October

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

October is a popular awareness month for many causes. In Laurel, Mayor Magee has recognized October as Night Out Against Crime Month, Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, Early Head Start Month, and Dyslexia Awareness Month. However, October is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Disability Employment Awareness Month and National Adopt-A-Shelter Dog Month to name a…Read More