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Give Your Feedback | Laurel Dog Park

The City of Laurel is seeking public input to determine the level of interest in a dog park of its own. The input will be used to help identify and assess how to help dog lovers enjoy their fun-loving barking pets outdoors and to determine design options and recommendations. “This survey, which takes only a…Read More

Laurel to host 2016 Dixie Youth World Series

The City of Laurel will make history again when it hosts the 2016 Dixie Youth World Series. Laurel Parks & Recreation Director Elvin Ulmer announced the city will host five world series: AA (Machine-Pitch and Coach-Pitch), AAA, Ozone and Majors events during a two-week period in July and August 2016. Laurel was the first city…Read More

Christmas is a Time for…..Recycling!

With each holiday season, approximately 25 million tons of extra waste is generated in the United States. There are other ways to deal with this extra solid waste besides throwing it away. The City of Laurel is reminding people that gift boxes, non-foil wrapping paper, Christmas cards and envelopes, newspaper, advertisements and junk mail can…Read More

VOLUNTEER SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Recently, Laurel City Hall employees Sarah Pates and Sheila Windham volunteered as bell ringers for the Salvation Army. The Red Kettle Christmas Campaign enables The Salvation Army to provide food, toys and clothing to over 6 million people during the Christmas season and helps more than 34 million Americans recovering from all kinds of personal…Read More

OAK TREE TAKEN DOWN AT DAPHNE PARK

LAUREL, MS – The City of Laurel is proud of their trees and is sad to see one go. The oak tree in front of the Cameron Center in Daphne Park was recently taken down. The historic red oak tree stood 50 feet tall and was near the train engine that welcomes visitors to the…Read More

MOVEMBER COMES TO LAUREL

No-Shave November or “MOvember” has started as Laurel Mayor Magee challenges the Jones County Chamber of Commerce and EDA President Mitch Stennett and BancorpSouth’s Jonathan Strickland. Movember (word combining moustache and “November”) is an annual, month-long event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of prostate cancer and other…Read More

IT’S THE LAW: REMOVAL OF SIGNS ON RIGHT OF WAY

LAUREL, MS– Officials of the City of Laurel are cautioning businesses and individuals not to place signs on rights-of-way. Posting signs, including temporary signs, promoting special events, charity fundraisers, and sales in the public rights-of-way is in violation of city ordinance. Signs that are found on rights-of-way will be removed by Laurel maintenance crews immediately…Read More

LAUREL TRICK OR TREAT CHANGED TO WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 30th

Decision made as a result of severe weather predicted Laurel, MS, October 29, 2013:  Based upon the most recent weather reports, Mayor Johnny Magee has decided to move Laurel’s Halloween night activities to Wednesday, October 30th.between the hours of 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. “It is in the overall best interest of our community’s youth…Read More

WAYNE FARMS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF OPERATIONS IN LAUREL

EDA Chairman Billy Browning, Governor Phil Bryant and Mayor Johnny Magee at the Wayne Farm Expansion Announcement   Laurel, MS – (October 11, 2013) Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Wayne Farms, producer of fresh and processed poultry, announced today the company is expanding its operations in Laurel, Miss. The expansion involves the addition of…Read More

LAUREL POLICE DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES THE HEALTHY HEROES’ INITIATIVE

The City of Laurel Police Department is leading health and wellness through their “Healthy Heroes’ Initiative.” Each month, Healthy Hero Team members visit elementary schools to exercise with the students and to teach lessons about the importance of healthy eating. Also monthly, students and members of the community participate in community walks led by members…Read More