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Laurel, Mississippi is located in Jones County. Zip codes in Laurel, MS include 39441, 39440, and 39443. The median home price in Laurel is $122,500. More Laurel information.

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6 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

Grand jury indicts 2 in separate murder cases

A Jones County grand jury has indicted a Laurel man for capital murder in the death of an 85-year-old woman at a trailer park where they both lived.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Eleven National Guard Members Indicted

According to a news release form the U.S. Attorney's Office, Antonio L. Hales, 40, of Laurel; Tyrone Strickland, 46, of Pachuta; Ralph Smith, III, 33, of Soso; William David Middleton, 36, of Raleigh; Michael Joseph McNeil, 49, of Louin; Crystal A.Mayers, 32, of West Point; Esau Moffett, 27, of Hattiesburg; and Kaya T. Durr, 36, of Hattiesburg are ... (more)

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Washington Blade

Transgender Southerners face rampant discrimination, poverty

Members of the Dandelion Project gather to discuss LGBT issues in Laurel, Miss., on July 9. LAUREL, Miss.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Grand Jury returns "no true bills" for Laurel murder suspects

Two Laurel men who were charged with murder have now been released from jail after a Grand Jury no billed their murder charges.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Advocate

First Miss. Mayor Announces Support for Marriage Equality

Mississippi may be one of the least gay-friendly states in the nation, but there are some allies there, including the first mayor in the state to endorse of marriage equality.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Laurel center named in honor of late civil rights/civic leader

A Laurel activity center for senior residents has been officially named in honor of a late, local civil rights leader and prominent businessman.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

City of Laurel announces temporary road closure schedule

The City of Laurel is advising citizens that Teresa Street will be closed between the hours of 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Monday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 2 from Spec Wilson Blvd to Cross Street to allow for work on the Northfolk Southern Railroad line.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

TAP presents check to Jones County

The Mississippi Southern District Transportation Commissioner, Tom King, was at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel to present a check in the amount of $322,262.00 to Jones County Supervisors.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

City of Laurel announces temporary road closure schedule

The City of Laurel is advising citizens that Teresa Street will be closed between the hours of 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Monday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 2 from Spec Wilson Blvd to Cross Street to allow for work on the Northfolk Southern Railroad line.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Resurfacing operations to begin along Interstate 59 in Laurel tomorrow

The Mississippi Department of Transportation announces the following impact to motorists traveling along Interstate 59 in Jones County as part of a $13 million resurfacing project.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Sunherald.com

Two ambulance crew members die in fiery Greene County crash

Two members of an ambulance crew died Tuesday morning in an accident with an 18-wheeler in Greene County, according to Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop J spokesman Brent Barfield.

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