Officials say Laurel's finances look strong

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Laurel's administration said they will finish the 2011 fiscal year in good financial condition.  Chief Administrative Officer, Dennis Keveryn, said the city will have nearly one point five million dollars in the bank.

He said this comes on the heels of eliminating 23 full-time and 11 part-time city positions.  Department heads have also significantly cut down on overtime hours.

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