Youth Tennis Camp

July 11, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

It’s not too late to register your child up for Youth Tennis Camp!!! Tennis camp is designed to teach tennis skills to children, ages 6-16, through fun interactive games and contests. Tennis is fun when some competition is mixed with laughs and achievable skill development. Classes will be held from July 14-19 from 9:00- 10:00…Read More


City Hall Centennial Time Capsule

July 8, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City Hall Centennial Committee is looking for donations from Laurel residents of: personal messages (letters, essays and postcards); scrapbooks, photo albums, personal biographies, class photographs, birth, military and wedding announcements, yearbooks, winning science projects, favorite coloring and children’s books and toys (ex. Lego), commemorative publications, favorite restaurant menus, popular games and magazines, handmade and…Read More


Free Swim Lessons

June 27, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The Laurel Recreation Department will offer a week of free swimming lessons at the Oak Park and L. T. Ellis pools beginning June 30 – July 3, 2014. Lessons are from 9:00am to 10:00am Monday through Friday. Children need to be able to stand up in 3 ft of water. For more information, please contact…Read More


Laurel Wins Two MML Awards of Excellence

June 26, 2014 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Public Safety and Planning & Development Recognized Laurel was among five Mississippi cities honored with Awards of Excellence by the Mississippi Municipal League during the MML’s 83rd annual awards banquet Wednesday at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. Laurel received the award for Planning and Economic Development, Population over 10,000 for “Laurel’s Wayne Farms Project.”…Read More