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Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee has officially announced his intent to run for re-election.

The Council on Aging recently conducted a event to recognize the service of its volunteers. Shown is Willie Evans talking with volunteer Learlene Chapman.

Dorothy Knight Marsh, author of From Cotton Fields to Mission Fields, has penned a compelling and inspiring memoir about Anna Knight, the daughter of Newton Knight.

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in historic downtown Laurel has opened a new exhibit, In Miniature, in the LRMA Lower Level Galleries.

Photo/James Pugh

West Jones and Laurel received first round exemption statuses last Friday night with title wins in the Region 5-5A Basketball Tournament at Laurel Gymnasium.

The Junior Auxiliary of Laurel recently named Angie Scruggs as the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year during the Monte Carlo Masquerade.

Photo/James Pugh

SCAR Pet of the Week: Storm

Storm is a stunning Rottie mix. She is a very quirky, interesting girl. She was rescued from an abandoned trailer where she was living with cats and two chihuahuas. She has very "cat-like" mannerisms and is happiest when she can be close to the cat cottage.

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