Press Releases

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

Open House to Highlight Changes to Flood Risk and Introduce Proposed New Flood Maps

August 1, 2019 | by: jcoleman

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