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  • Notice from the City of Laurel on Enviro  The following press release was submitted to

    "The City of Laurel received notice today from Enviro, Inc. that all recycle bins will be removed from the City of Laurel. Sumrall Recycling Company in Sumrall, Mississippi, had advised that rebates for recyclable materials are very low at this time and that they would no longer accept deliveries from Enviro, Inc.

    Prior to the latest arrangement by which Enviro, Inc., picked up and delivered items for recycling to Sumrall Recycling Company, the City had made two other attempts to offer this service to citizens. Each time, the service provider discontinued the program citing lack of cost-effectiveness as the reason.

    Because of the enthusiastic response of citizens to previous recycling efforts, the City will continue to search for other means to dispose of recyclable materials in an environmentally conscious way. All receptacles for paper and plastic will be removed from the North Laurel Shopping Center and the parking lot behind Fred’s, and Laurel’s recycling program will be discontinued until further notice.

    For further information, the public may contact the office of the CAO at 601-428-6411."

    Thursdays Downtown Hattiesburg Farmers Market  Takes place from 3:00pm-7:00pm at Town Square Park (corner of Main Street and Buschman Street). Find fresh, local produce as well as humanely raised meats, dairy products, prepared foods, canned goods and much more. For more details, call 601-527-6141.


    Thursdays The Mad Hatters Volunteer Service Meets at the Jones County Extension Office in Laurel on Thursday afternoons from 1:00-3:00. This group teaches the art of crocheting and donates chemotherapy caps to hospitals and clinics in the Pine Belt area. New members are always welcome. For more details, call 601-428-5201.

  • Now until July 25th LRMA: Summer Camps for Artists For more details on the following camps at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel, e-mail or call 601-649-6374 (space is limited)...

    Summer Art Camp: July 15–18 or July 22–25 from 10:00am–12:00pm
    The theme for art camp is Modern Masters. Participants, aged 5 and up, will be introduced to a variety of contemporary artists and an assortment of art materials and techniques such as printmaking, painting and collage. The cost for museum members is $50 and for non-members $60 per student.

    Percussion Camp with John Milham: July 22–25 from 2:00pm-5:00pm
    Students, aged 7-14, will learn about different types of percussion and drums from around the world, play rhythmic games, and perform as an ensemble. These activities not only cultivate awareness and concentration, but develop listening skills while teaching campers to work together. The cost is $75 per student.


  • Now until July 26th There's Hope Alzheimer's Raffle Tickets are $1 each and can be purchased at Blooms, Gingerbread House or Wesley Manor. Drawing will take place at Glendale Community Center; you do not have to be present to win. Grand prize is five percent of donations, second prize is two and a half percent of donations.


  • Now until July 31st Bark for your Park Hattiesburg is in a nationwide contest to win a $100,000 dog park from PetSafe. Organizers say all you have to do is vote twice daily.

  • Every Thurs. until July 31st Downtown Laurel: Movie Nights Presented by Agape Church, Central Sunbelt Federal Credit Union and Laurel Main Street, the movies listed below will be shown at 8:00 each night at Pinehurst Park. Admission is free. Various snacks, food and drink will be available for purchase each night. Grab your lawn chair and join us for a great night under the stars.

    July 24 - Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG)

    July 31 - Despicable Me 2 (PG)

  • Every Thurs. until mid-Aug. Downtown Laurel Farmers Market Open from 4:00pm-6:00pm at 550 Central Ave. in Laurel. For more details, call 601-433-3255.


  • Now until Aug. 31st LRMA: Modern Masters - 20th Century Prints Will be on display at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. For more details, click on the links below or call 601-649-6374.


  • Now until Aug. 31st Fundraisers for Renea Shoemake The local woman has Neurofibromatosis and a tumor. It is an aggressive tumor; therefore, treatment has to begin almost immediately.

    She is undergoing radiation and chemo treatments -- and will have to stay in Jacksonville, Florida, for seven weeks. Medical and travel expenses will become expensive.

    For more details, call Dedie Cooley 601-270-1216.

  • July 20th-25th New Home Baptist Church: VBS Takes place from 5:30-8:00 each evening at the church (137 SCR 11A, Bay Springs). Join the church on the "Gangway to Galilee" with free food, fun, and fellowship for ages 2 to senior adults. For more details, call 601-670-6911.

  • Editor's Note

    For more events, please click on the second arrow button from the right.  The two central arrow buttons will advance this calendar backward and forward one page.

    If you're looking for the ongoing events we talk about, they're listed at or near the end of our calendar. The best thing to do is click on the rightmost arrow button below. 

    Also, please click here for the concert calendar from 96.5 Alive FM's website for Gospel sings and Christian concerts.

    For garage, rummage and yard sales, please visit's Swap Shop.

    Thanks for letting B95, Rock 104, KZ94.3, 96.5 Alive FM and serve you.

    Doug Morris