Now until Dec. 1st Jones County Garbage Service Will not be picking up garbage on November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving; it will be picked up on Monday, Dec. 1st. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday runs will all remain as is. Please have trash out by 6:30am. The billing office will be closed November 27 and 28 -- and reopen on December 1.
Now until Dec. 5th ARC of Jones County: ARC Angel Program To find out how to donate a gift of at least $25 to someone with intellectual and developmental disabilities serviced by the ARC of Jones County, call 601-649-8626, 601-498-4988 or 601-425-2883.
Now until Dec. 15th Marine Corps Reserve: Toys for Tots This annual campaign collects toys for needy children throughout America and has fulfilled the dreams of millions of less fortunate children each Christmas. A shiny new toy sends a message to a needy child that someone cares; that he or she hasn't been forgotten. You can help the Marines this year by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy at a local toy drop off location.
Nov. 20th Public Hearing in Laurel The City of Laurel is considering applying to the Mississippi Development Authority for a HOME Investment Partnerships Homeowner Rehabilitation Program Grant. The State of Mississippi has allocated more than four million dollars that will be made available to cities and counties on a competitive basis to undertake homeowner rehabilitation and reconstruction activities.
More details will be released at a public hearing November 20 at 5:00pm in the city council chambers of Laurel City Hall. For more details, call 601-428-6401.
Nov. 22nd Stringer Alpaca Festival Takes place from 9:00am-4:00pm at 383 County Road 155 in Stringer. Admission is free. The event features fiber demonstrations, children's activities, unique arts and crafts, food, and more. For more details, call 716-863-4366.
Nov. 22nd Pine Belt Young Professionals: Backyard Barbecue Competition Takes place from 1:00pm-5:00pm at Town Square Park in Hattiesburg. Tickets cost $15 and include BBQ samples, sides, Pepsi products and two beers. Proceeds benefit Volunteer Hattiesburg. Purchase your Backyard BarbeCAUSE tickets at PineBeltYoungProfessionals.com or call 601-296-7500.
Nov. 22nd Maynor Creek: 39th Anniversary Fall Festival Takes place at the Reservoir. Admission for the day will be $1.50 per person. For more details, or if you would like to be a vendor, call 601-735-4365.
Nov. 25th UBS Blood Drive in Laurel Takes place from 12:00pm-6:00pm at the Cameron Center in Laurel (711 North 10th Avenue). For more details, call 601-264-0743.
United Blood Services will hold blood drives at
Laurel's Cameron Center on the second
and fourth Tuesday of every month.
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