Press Releases


Public Hearing Notice Initial Hearing

July 19, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel, Mississippi, is considering applying to the Mississippi Home Corporation for rehabilitation/reconstruction of homes. Mississippi Home Corporation through The State of Mississippi has projected an allocation of approximately $3,850,911 that will be made available to cities, towns, and counties, on a competitive basis to undertake eligible rehabilitation/reconstruction and other HOME Projects.  The…Read More


City of Laurel Code Enforcement

June 13, 2019 | by: jcoleman

  The City of Laurel’s Inspection and Code Enforcement Department helps residents identify and correct City code violations which detract from the appearance of their homes, neighborhood and community. A clean, well-kept city increases property values and enhances community pride. Adherence to City ordinances ensures the public health, safety and welfare of all Laurel residents.…Read More


Notice To Agents

May 24, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel, Mississippi will accept proposals for group health insurance, group life insurance, and other available products to benefit employees and the dependents. An information packet may be picked up from the Human Resources Office, Room 302, Laurel City Hall.  The packets will be available beginning June 3, 2019 until June 28, 2019…Read More


Holiday Trash Collection

May 20, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel Public Works will be closed on My 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.  The Monday garbage route will be run on Tuesday and the Tuesday garbage route will be run on Wednesday.  We will resume our regular scheduled garbage route on Monday June 3, 2019.


Road Closure

May 16, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Please be advised that Willow Drive (in its entirety) is currently closed due to a sewer line collapse Only homeowners are allowed to pass. Please avoid this area and or use extreme caution.


2019 Jones County Peace Officer Day

May 15, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Mayor Johnny Magee, State Officials, Law Enforcement Officials and Honored Guest where on hand for Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week. The Lauren Rogers Museum of Arts hosted the event to Honor Peace Officers that have who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. Former Laurel Police Chief Tyrone…Read More


Public Works Department Summer Schedule

May 7, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel Public Works Department will begin working their summer schedule on Monday, May 13, 2019. Their hours will be Monday thru Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Please be sure to have your garbage at the curb for pickup by 6 a.m.


April as National Donate Life Month

April 17, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Mayor Johnny Magee welcomed Chuck Stinson, Director Community Services and Relations and Kellie Wier, Director Hospital Development from The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency (MORA) as well as staff from South Central Regional Hospital as he signed a proclamation to commemorate The month of April as National Donate Life Month, a time when Donate Life organizations…Read More


National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

| by: jcoleman

The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, which takes place every year on the second Saturday in May, is taking place this year on Saturday May 11th. All you need to do to participate is leave a bag of non-perishables at your doorstep and your letter carrier will collect it to…Read More


Road Closure

| by: jcoleman

Road Closure Please be advised that Dr. Martin Luther King Ave between East 19th Street and Haddon Street is closed for a water line repair. Please avoid this area if possible and or use extreme caution.