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Last week, a split Laurel City Council decided to partially grant one of the city’s major industry’s request for a tax exemption.

Two local men have been arrested in connection to a liquor store break-in this week.

According to Laurel Police Department reports, Laurel Liquor and Wine on Highway 15 North had a break-in on Sunday.

Volunteers at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel recently completed a landscaping project.

A parking lot full of new buses is a major upgrade for the Jones County School District.

Editor’s Note: A Day in Their Life is a series of articles chronicling the lives and jobs of your neighbors. Readers will meet people from many walks of life working in many different professions over the next several weeks.

The Laurel Christian School Speech and Debate Team has traveled more than 15,000 miles this year and attended 20 tournaments, including four national tournaments.

King earns state certification

Patrick Miller, extension associate and institute director with MSU’s Center for Government and Community Development, presents the Mississippi Certified Deputy Municipal Clerk certificate to Sharon King, Laurel, during the 2016 Mississippi Municipal League annual conference.


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