City Awarded Over $356K For Sewer & Water Infrastructure

June 21, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Mayor Johnny Magee was presented a check for $356,250.00 earmarked for the improvement of the water and sewer infrastructure portion of a comprehensive project to restore Fifth Avenue from Central Avenue to Northview Drive by the Office of the US Army Corps of Engineers in Vicksburg, Mississippi last Thursday.  Colonel John Cross, commander of the District,…Read More


Mayor Issues Warning About Trespassing at City Pools

June 9, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

When the heat is on, the pool is a priority, especially for kids. “I go swimming every day,” one young swimmer said. “Like if is a hot day, the pool is the best place to be,” said another young swimmer. That’s why city pools are open, but when they close, and kids want to swim,…Read More


Laurel Tree Board at Day in the Park

May 10, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Several members of the Laurel Tree Board were at the 2016 Day in the Park recently. One the main focuses of the board is to conduct education and outreach about the importance of trees. This year was no exception, as a designated “Tree City USA”, board members Larry Ronk, Carolyn Owens, Phyllis Cross and Dionne…Read More


Day in the Park 2016

May 3, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Make plans to come out and enjoy Day in the Park, the Laurel Arts League’s largest annual event, that takes place the Saturday, May 7 in Mason Park. The day begins with a 5K race followed by a Fun Run. Throughout the day, patrons can enjoy live music, student and juried art competitions, delicious festival…Read More