Press Releases


Special Election Ward 6 City Council Seat

January 17, 2020 | by: jcoleman

  Please be advised   Candidates seeking to fill the vacant position of Ward Laurel City Council must have signatures turned into the Laurel City Clerks Office by 5:00pm on January 22, 2020.   The Laurel City Clerks Office will be open on February 1st and 8th from 8:00am-12:pm to accommodate those that are not…Read More


Holiday Garbage Schedule

January 13, 2020 | by: jcoleman

PUBLIC NOTICE                                                                                                                                 The City of Laurel Public Works Department will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee Holiday. The Monday garbage route will run on Tuesday and the Tuesday garbage route will run on Wednesday. We will resume our regular…Read More


Special Election Notice

January 8, 2020 | by: jcoleman

Special Election 2019   Laurel, MS, [Date]– A vacancy announcement for the City Council position in Ward 6 has been declared.  A Special Election will be held February 11, 2020 at: Fire Station # 1(One) located at 314 Ellisville Blvd. in Ward 6 Candidates interested in qualifying must pick up a packet in the City…Read More


Final Public Notice

October 30, 2019 | by: jcoleman

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE   The City of Laurel, Jones County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Grant Program (PA) funding through the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) as a sub-recipient. Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic,…Read More


Homeowner Rehabilitation Grant

October 25, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel has been awarded a Homeowner Rehabilitation grant from the Mississippi Home Corporation, in the amount of $505,000. The purpose of this grant is to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing to low and very-low income homeowners. (We will provide the income limits at a later date). The City will be announcing…Read More


Magnolia State Bank Blood Drive

October 17, 2019 | by: jcoleman


Halloween in The City of Laurel

October 15, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The City of Laurel announced trick-or-treat hours for Halloween and offered up tips to help trick-or-treaters stay safe. Trick-or-treat hours in Laurel will be from 5 – 7p.m. on Thursday, October 31. The Laurel Police Department (LPD) will have extra patrols and enforcement in neighborhoods during these times to protect the safety of residents during…Read More


Officer For The Day

September 24, 2019 | by: jcoleman

The Laurel Police Department welcomed a special recruit today to 317 S Magnolia Street. It has been lifelong dream of Laurel resident Cody Philips to become a Laurel Police Officer so Mayor Johnny Magee, Chief Tommy Cox as well as the entire Police Department made Cody a Laurel Police Officer for The Day. Cody had…Read More


Holiday Garbage Schedule

August 26, 2019 | by: jcoleman

PUBLIC NOTICE       The City of Laurel Public Works Department will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day. The Monday garbage route will run on Tuesday and the Tuesday garbage route will run on Wednesday. We will resume our regular garbage schedule on Monday, September 9, 2019.


Dunn Roadbuilders Paving

August 7, 2019 | by: jcoleman

Please be advised: Dunn Roadbuilders will be paving in the area on Monday Morning, August 12th- Wednesday 14th. The roadway between Yates and 5th Street (Stop sign between City Hall/Court House to stop sign by the Bank) and the roadway by the Sheriff Office will be CLOSED FOR PAVING which will affect parking during the…Read More