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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 $107,000. More Laurel information.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

The World's Master Art ForgerBy Justin Jones

The Tribeca Film Fest flick 'Art and Craft' paints a crazy picture of a man obsessed with recreating and donating famous works-and fooling many in the process.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Leaf River crested and expected to rise in other Jones County areas

The Leaf River near the Jones County area crested Wednesday at 28 ft. and is still expected to rise in other locations according to emergency management officials.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Reuters

Safety advocates alarmed by fatal accidents in recalled GM cars

Safety advocates say two recent fatal accidents involving recalled General Motors Co cars provide evidence that the automaker should advise owners to take vehicles off the road until they are repaired.

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Reuters

Safety advocates alarmed by fatal accidents in recalled GM cars

In both incidents airbags failed to deploy, which is one sign of an accident related to the faulty ignition switch behind GM's 2.6 million vehicle recall.

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Mississippi Business Journal

Officials remain concerned about ongoing flooding

The Mississippi Department of Transportation reports Highway 427 at Highway 16 just south of Edinburg and Highway 80 at Chunky River are still closed.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WAPT-TV Jackson

MEMA urges residents to stay clear of floodwaters

Many rivers and tributaries in central and south Mississippi are at or above flood stage because of heavy rain over the past week.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

MEMA urges residents to stay clear of floodwaters

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Tallahala Creek expected to crest Wednesday

Tallahala Creek at Mississippi 15 south of Laurel is expected to crest at 20 feet on Wednesday morning, officials announced today.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Cards tell Easter story

In the first painting, Jesus kneels in prayer in a darkened Garden of Gethsemane.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Several ribbon cuttings planned

This week in the Pine Belt business scene, we have a few ribbon cuttings, as well as several events and meetings to look forward to.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Examiner.com

CNN, USA Today Feature Bush Impersonator April Fool's Prank

Presidential impersonator John Morgan, right, was the "special guest" at Bethlehem Community Church in Laurel, Miss.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Elderly woman found dead in her home in Jones County, police investigating

Laurel police discovered the body of an 85-year-old woman Monday afternoon in her home and are now investigating the cause of her death.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Leadership Jones County's Team Believers to hold 'Jones County Day'

Leadership Jones County's Team Believers will hold "Jones County Day" at 4 p.m. April 5 at the Arabian Theater, 408 N. 5th Ave. in Laurel.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WTOK-TV Meridian

Parking Lot Shooter Trial

The case of a Waynesboro man accused of shooting a person in a store parking lot has ended with a mistrial.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Northwest Florida Daily News

Four taken to hospital after crash on I-10

A Kia Spectra hit the back of a semitruck on eastbound Interstate 10 on Wednesday morning, sending four people to a local hospital, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Laurel swears in five new police officers

Five men were sworn in as Laurel police officers on Monday. Adam Cochran, Robert Harbour, Stephen Graeser, Jason Mills and Mathew Hartfield were sworn into the ranks by Mayor Johnny Magee during a ceremony at Laurel City Hall.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The ReView of Jones County

Council of Garden Clubs discuss ongoing projects

The March 5 meeting of the Council of Garden Clubs Laurel and Jones County was in the Mason Room of the Laurel Jones County Library.

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Hattiesburg American

St. John's Episcopal to hold 'Running on Faith'

St. John's Episcopal Church will host "Running on Faith," which includes a 5K run and a one-mile fun run, March 22 at St. John's Episcopal Day School, 520 N. 5th Ave. in Laurel.

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The ReView of Jones County

Second arrest made in armed robbery for 4 women in Laurel

A second man has been arrested and is behind bars charged with robbing four women at gunpoint on East 18th Street.

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