Arbor Day Comes Early in Laurel

February 24, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

While temperatures last week were lower than desirable for many outdoor activities, it has been perfect weather for planting trees. With this in mind, the Laurel Tree Board, along with third graders from Maddox Elementary, helped ring in Arbor Day a couple of months early and planted a tree as a part of the city’s…Read More


Be the GIVING Type!

February 13, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Mayor Magee is calling on city employees and residents to strengthen our community by giving blood and helping save lives. The City of Laurel is holding a special blood drive in recognition of Black History Month. You can literally help save a life by taking a few moments to donate blood. It’s so easy to…Read More


Commemorative Books Have Arrived

January 23, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Thank you again residents, visitors and city employees for making our City Hall Centennial celebrations so successful. Hundreds of people visited City Hall, enjoyed the balloon release, speeches, music, time capsule dedication, and the historical marker unveiling ceremony. The Laurel City Hall Centennial Committee is thrilled to announce that the Laurel City Hall Centennial: A…Read More


Order Your Trees

January 20, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Did you know that orders are now being taken for trees by the Jones County Soil and Water Conservation District? Orders can be made for hardwood trees, shrubs, fruit trees and nut trees to be distributed in February and/or perennials to be distributed in April. There is no limit on the number of trees and…Read More