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

Loblolly Festival Draws Near

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

The Loblolly Festival is held annually on the first Saturday in October and celebrates Laurel’s heritage as a sawmill town. Vendors from several states, artists, crafters and craftsmen set up shop in the streets of downtown Laurel for this one day event. Live music of various genres can be heard throughout the day. Food ranges…Read More

Laurel to Host Local NFL PP&K Competition

August 25, 2015 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Young football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their skills when the Laurel Recreation Department hosts an NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Laurel High School Blair Field. The NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based…Read More

Mayor Participates in Mississippi Mayors’ Forum

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

The Mississippi Mayors’ Forum (MMF) is an exciting new assistance opportunity developed in collaboration between the John. C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Municipal League. The program provides a select group of Mississippi Mayors with access to a panel of resource professionals who will assist in…Read More