Press Releases


COVID-19 Testing at Laurel Cameron Center

June 1, 2020 | by: jcoleman

The Family Health Center will provide free COVID-19 testing for City of Laurel employees and the public from 9:30 AM until 1:00 PM on Tuesday, June 2 at the Cameron Center parking lot. No symptoms or known exposure to a Covid-positive person is required for testing.


The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Assistance

May 29, 2020 | by: jcoleman


Mississippi SBDC Teams with SBA to Assist Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations Affected by Disaster

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Laurel Housing Authority Summer Food Rocks!

May 28, 2020 | by: jcoleman


FEMA – DR4415MS – Laurel – P#84370 -00124 PN 84370 Final Public Notice

May 27, 2020 | by: jcoleman

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Laurel, Jones County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program 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, historic,…Read More


SBA (Small Business Administration Loans) Available

May 19, 2020 | by: jcoleman

The SBA (Small Business Administration) would like to make local residents and businesses aware that there are low-interest loans available to those that were affected by the Easter storms. Please note that June 15, 2020 is the filing deadline for physical damages.


Free COVID-19 Testing

May 18, 2020 | by: jcoleman

There will be free testing for COVID-19 will be held tomorrow, May 19, 2020 at the Family Life Center of Christ’s Church, located at 107 W 13th St, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Testing is done by Family Health Center.   The Family Health Center Inc. (FHC) is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center…Read More


COVID-19 Update

May 5, 2020 | by: jcoleman

May 5, 2020 For Immediate Release: COVID-19 Update, City of Laurel   In accordance with Governor Tate Reeves latest Executive Order #1478, beginning Thursday May 7, 2020 at 8:00 a.m., there will be some changes in operations within the City of Laurel. This latest order expires May 11 at 8 a.m. We will keep you…Read More


Mary Ann Hess wins Prestigious 2020 Quill Award

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The International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), a nonprofit Organization with more than 15,000 members worldwide, selected former IIMC Board of Director, Mary Ann Hess, MMC, City Clerk/Finance Director, Laurel, MS, as its 2020 Quill Award recipient. The Award was scheduled to be presented during the now cancelled Institute’s 74th Annual Conference in St. Louis,…Read More


US Small Business Administration Fact Sheet – Disaster Loans

April 24, 2020 | by: jcoleman

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACT SHEET – DISASTER LOANS MISSISSIPPI Declaration 16421 & 16422 (Disaster: MS-00124) Incident: SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS, AND FLOODING occurring: April 12, 2020 in the Mississippi counties of: Covington, Jefferson Davis, and Jones; and for economic injury only in the contiguous Mississippi counties of: Forrest, Jasper, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Perry,…Read More