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  7 On the Road: First-Trinity Presbyterian Church

First-Trinity Presbyterian Church in Laurel was created in 1992 when First Presbyterian merged with its sister church, Trinity Presbyterian.
  7 On The Road: LSD sets stage early for college, careers
In an effort to prepare students for life after receiving their high school diploma, the leadership in the Laurel School District exposes them to careers and college early on.
  7 On the Road: Leontyne Price, a revolutionary soprano
Leontyne Price is known for rising to international fame as one of the leading opera singers of the 1950s and 60s.

More 7 On the Road Stories

  7 On the Road: How Laurel got its name

Laurel is nearly 140 years old, and it’s known as the City Beautiful. But, two of its founders, who were lumber mill owners, didn’t think the city was so pretty back then.

  7 On The Road: Pearl’s Diner puts the ‘south’ in southern cooking

On the corner of Magnolia and Oak streets in downtown Laurel lies Pearl’s Diner.

  7 On The Road: Napiers continue to spotlight Laurel

Ben and Erin Napier are making home town history. The powerhouse couple continues to put the City of Laurel on the map as hosts of HGTV’s popular hit show “Home Town.”


Health officials alert of measles exposure in Hattiesburg area

UNC’s Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Sylvia Hatchell coached the Tar Heels for more than 30 years. The school won a national championship in 1994 under her tenure. Hatchell is the ACC’s all-time winningest coach.