Press Releases

Municipal Court Closed Wednesday

September 4, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

Laurel Municipal Court will be closed on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, due to inclement weather. Individuals may come on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. or Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. If you have any questions please call 601-425-4711 and ask to speak with a court clerk. We apologize for any inconvenience.


August 14, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

This notice is to advise residents of maintenance/repair work planned for Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 7AM – 7PM on the city water system. This is most likely to affect residents and businesses north of Parker Drive and west of University Avenue (this includes the Windemere Subdivision.) It is possible the a precautionary boil-water alerts…Read More

Leaf and Limb Pick-up Hours Extended

June 7, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

The Public Works Department provides a free pick-up service for disposal of leaves, limbs, and other non-household waste items. Currently, there is no regularly scheduled day for pick-up of leaf and limbs, rather pick-ups are scheduled from the 1st of the month through the 15th of the month for those residing north of 10th Street.…Read More

Downtown Thursday is Back!

May 31, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

The City of Laurel, in partnership with Laurel Main Street and Agape Church, is proud to present the 2018 season of Downtown Thursday. This is the premier community and entertainment event of the summer sponsored by Central Sunbelt Federal Credit Union! Downtown Thursday combines Farmers Market and Downtown Movie Night into a Thursday Night experience…Read More

Unsolicited Water and Sewer Line Coverage

February 27, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

A mailer will soon be arriving at homes offering a “water line protection program.” Property owners receiving mailers from companies offering coverage for water and sewer line protection should consider a few things before purchasing a plan: The coverage is legitimate and optional, but it isn’t insurance, and the products aren’t affiliated with, or officially…Read More

Saving Lives Made Easy

February 13, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

The City of Laurel will host a city-wide blood drive on Thursday, February 15 at City Hall from 9AM – 4PM. We are asking that everyone who is able to come out and donate. With the flu hitting our area hard, the blood supply is dangerously low. Due to the sickness the need of all…Read More

Jones County Federation of Democratic Women

February 6, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

The Federation of Democratic Women came to the Mayor’s office for a proclamation presentation that recognized the work in voter registration in Jones County this morning. Current president Ann Martin has lead in the planning and implementation of initiatives that promote the principles and ideals of the Democratic Party on a local level in Laurel.…Read More

LHA receives $488,000 grant to repair homes in Laurel

January 23, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

A $488,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and member institution, The First, A National Banking Association (The First), will rehabilitate 72 homes in Laurel, Mississippi. A check presentation ceremony was held at the office of Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee to award the funds. “Laurel is…Read More

Holiday Office Closure on Monday, January 15

January 13, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

City offices closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Holiday. The Monday garbage route will run on Tuesday and the Tuesday route will run on Wednesday. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16 for normal business. Trash collection will resume a regular schedule on Monday, January 22, 2018

Season 2 of HGTV’s Home Town

January 5, 2018 | by: Anicia Hill

Season 2 of HGTV’s Home Town premieres Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9 | 8 ct. Check your local listings for times. A special congratulations to Laurel residents Erin and Ben Napier on the addition of Helen Napier. For more information about the Home Town or to shop items shown on the show, please follow…Read More