Why Don’t You Just “Kurl Up and Dye”?

October 15, 2021 | by: Kat Romero

Soon, telling someone in Laurel to “Kurl Up and Dye” won’t be an insult but rather an invitation to visit the city’s newest beauty supply store. Kurl Up and Dye Beauty Supply will officially open its doors on Saturday, October 16.  However, owners Ira Martin, Jr. and LaQuanda Barnes hosted the Jones County Chamber of…Read More


Residents are Set to See Marked Improvements in Their Sewer, Water Systems

| by: Kat Romero

Some Laurel residents can expect to see improvements in their sewer and water systems as a result of extensive work in two locations. Currently, the city is undertaking a project to replace the sewer and water lines and services on south 16th Avenue from Queen Street to Hwy. 11 and on Martin Luther King Avenue…Read More


City of Laurel Trick or Treat Times

| by: Kat Romero

City of Laurel, Suez to Close Traffic on Central Avenue from October 17 to October 21

October 8, 2021 | by: Kat Romero

LAUREL, MS (October 7, 2021)-   The City of Laurel has agreed to close all vehicular traffic and parking on the 500 Block of Central Avenue to allow Suez to complete their installation of the water line there. Suez is a private company that the city has contracted to provide water and sewer maintenance. The area…Read More


Triple Threat! Business Owner cuts ribbon on three new endeavors

| by: Kat Romero

Usually when one hears about a triple threat, it is in relation to a football player who is great at running, kicking, and passing or an entertainer who can sing, dance, and act. However, Laurel has its own multi-talented up-and-coming star in Jamilah Jones, a Laurel native who, on Thursday, October 7, celebrated the ribbon…Read More


LPD Hosts Annual Night Out

October 6, 2021 | by: Kat Romero

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Tuesday October 5th, the Laurel Police Department held its Night Out at the Laurel Police Department on South Magnolia Street. This year’s event featured a live DJ, games, free backpacks and school supplies, and refreshments. Vaccines were also made available to interested persons 12 and up.