Mayor signs proclamation for Laurel's Night Out Against Crime - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Mayor signs proclamation for Laurel's Night Out Against Crime

Laurel Night Out Against Crime Proclamation/Photo credit: WDAM Laurel Night Out Against Crime Proclamation/Photo credit: WDAM
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Laurel Mayor Johnny Magee, members of the Laurel Police Department and members of the community, gathered in the rotunda of city hall where the mayor signed a proclamation declaring Oct. 4 as “Night Out Against Crime."
The proclamation invites all area citizen to gather at Mason Park for the event, which starts at 5 p.m., and will offer entertainment and food for those who attend.
This is the 33rd National Night Out Against Crime, an annual community-building event celebrated in hundreds of neighborhoods across the country.
Residents are also encouraged to turn on their front porch lights to show support for policing efforts and crime reduction in their neighborhoods.

The event is expected to draw over 3,000 people and will also include music from the Laurel High School marching band and others, along with games and entertainment.
Members of the Laurel Police Department will be on hand to pass out backpacks filled with school supplies to the kids.
Copyright 2016 WDAM. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Crystal Springs veterinarian indicted on child sex crimes

    Crystal Springs veterinarian indicted on child sex crimes

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:04:31 GMT
    Crystal Springs indicted on child sex crimes. Source: AG's officeCrystal Springs indicted on child sex crimes. Source: AG's office

    A Copiah County grand jury has indicted 45-year-old Dr. Michael Holifield on two counts each of sexual battery and gratification of lust, and one count of statutory rape for acts against two girls, ages 15 and 16. 

    More >>

    A Copiah County grand jury has indicted 45-year-old Dr. Michael Holifield on two counts each of sexual battery and gratification of lust, and one count of statutory rape for acts against two girls, ages 15 and 16. 

    More >>
  • Forrest Co. accountant indicted on federal tax charges

    Forrest Co. accountant indicted on federal tax charges

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:03:54 GMT
    Carl Nicholson was arrested on July 19 for charges in a federal indictment. (Photo Source: Stone Co. Correctional Facility)Carl Nicholson was arrested on July 19 for charges in a federal indictment. (Photo Source: Stone Co. Correctional Facility)

    A Pine Belt accountant has been charged in a federal indictment. Carl Nicholson made his initial appearance on July 19 at the William J. Colmer Federal Building. 

    More >>

    A Pine Belt accountant has been charged in a federal indictment. Carl Nicholson made his initial appearance on July 19 at the William J. Colmer Federal Building. 

    More >>
  • First Alert: Dangerous heat throughout the Pine Belt

    First Alert: Dangerous heat throughout the Pine Belt

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:47:40 GMT
    The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Pine Belt on Friday. (Photo Source: Pixabay)The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Pine Belt on Friday. (Photo Source: Pixabay)

    The WDAM First Alert Weather Team has enacted a First Alert Weather Day for the Pine Belt due to extreme heat this afternoon.

    More >>

    The WDAM First Alert Weather Team has enacted a First Alert Weather Day for the Pine Belt due to extreme heat this afternoon.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly