Press Releases


Boil Water Notice

March 19, 2019 | by: jcoleman


Police Chief Tommy Cox Sworn In

| by: jcoleman

There was standing room only in the City Council Chambers as newly appointed Chief of Police Tommy Cox was confirmed by the Council and immediately thereafter sworn in by Mayor Johnny Magee. Many city officials, employees, the general public as well as his wife Michelle, daughter Ashley and grandchildren were on hand with congratulations and…Read More


Road Closure

March 18, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Please be advised that West 12th Street between Wansley Road and 15th Avenue is closed for repair.  Please avoid this area if possible and or use extreme caution.


AmeriCorps Mississippi Recruiting Lifeguard Volunteers

March 13, 2019 | by: jcoleman

AmeriCorps Mississippi is currently recruiting Lifeguard Volunteers for the 2019 Program Years. For more information please reference attached flyer for details.  


2019 Spring Fling Baseball Tournament

| by: jcoleman

2019 Laurel Parks and Recreation Spring Fling Tournament


Road Closure

March 6, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Please be advised that North Joe Wheeler between East 17th Street and Haddon Street is closed for a water line repair. Please avoid this area if possible and or use extreme caution.


Road Closure

March 1, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Please be advised that Oak Street between North 5th Avenue and Magnolia Street will be closed for most of the day to make a water tap. The entire portion of the street is closed to all traffic so this area is to be avoided completely.


Mosquito Season

February 28, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Mosquito Season is almost upon us here in Laurel. We all need to do our part to reduce the population even before the are able to lay eggs. Please see illustration for suggestions. The City of Laurel Pest Control are scheduled to begin their seasonal spraying beginning April 15, 2019 through October 15, 2019. At…Read More


The Civil Service Entry-level Firefighter Exam and CPAT Seminar

February 26, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The Civil Service Entry-level Firefighter Exam and CPAT Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Interested persons must complete an application and sign up before March 22, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in order to participate in the testing process. You must successfully complete the written Civil Service Exam in order…Read More


Sewer Line Repair

| by: jcoleman

Please be advised that crews are working on a section of Holmes Street between Leontyne Price Blvd and Magnolia Street.  Please avoid this area if possible and or use extreme caution.