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Organization hopes to encourage growth in downtown Laurel

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LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Members of the Mississippi Main Street Association said Tuesday there is great potential in downtown Laurel.

Laurel Express Executive Director Jackie Lee said Laurel has several areas in downtown in which it can grow. Lee said the association will give the city tips on how to improve its infrastructure and ways to attract new businesses.

"I think that we are going to see a lot of our structures that are vacant or dilapidated get face lifts and become filled with businesses and new property owners," said Lee. 

Lee added that the city is hopeful it will see tremendous growth in the near future.

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