Mississippi Blues Trail – Laurel

September 29, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The Laurel area, a hub of musical activity in southeast Mississippi, has been home to a number of noted blues performers including harmonica player Sam Myers, singer Albennie Jones, and guitarist Blind Roosevelt Graves. R&B, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll producer Johnny Vincent, who founded Ace Records in Jackson in 1955, got his start selling…Read More


Does Your Home Need to Be More ENERGYWISE?

September 17, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

WHAT IS ENERGYWISE? EnergyWise is a special program geared toward helping low-income Mississippi Power customers reduce their energy costs by providing free weatherization improvements for homes that do not meet current energy efficient standards. Examples of possible improvements include weather stripping, insulation and other selected repairs and upgrades that can lower your bills and keep…Read More


Can Emergency Responders Find Your Address?

September 8, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

The City of Laurel is again asking homeowners and tenants to take a look at their home and ask themselves, “Can my home be found in an emergency?” According to Laurel City Ordinance, all dwelling houses and commercial establishments must be numbered with numbers of sufficient size and of such color and so located as…Read More


We Are Laurel Commercial

August 23, 2016 | by: Anicia Hill, Public Relations Director

Honoring Heritage – Commercial from the official City of Laurel page on Vimeo. Mayor Johnny Magee welcomes you to Laurel – Mississippi’s Home Town. From oak-lined streets to its lovely turn-of-century homes, Laurel is charming and gracious. The “City Beautiful” is undergoing a revitalization and we welcome you to visit our many shops and boutiques,…Read More