Economic Development Authority of Jones County
153 Base Drive, Suite 3 Laurel, MS 39440
P. O. Box 527, Laurel, MS 39441
(601) 649.3031 | FAX (601) 428.2047
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.edajones.com
Whatever you do – and wherever you live – you have to take care of the necessities of life: food, clothing and shelter.
Whether you like the ease and speed of shopping at a “large box” discounter, or the “take your time” quality of a downtown boutique, there’s a retail store that matches your tastes and mood in Jones County. Not only that, we have access to some prime retail centers around the state, and in easy driving distance from home.
And, when the evening comes there’s plenty of places to take care of that first necessity – great restaurant fare from the familiar to the exotic.
So, get your comfortable shoes on and join us for shopping and dining in and around Jones County.
There’s a myriad of places in the state capital to shop and dine. Just wind your way to I-55 North for familiar restaurants and local favorites. Exit off County Line Drive and visit North Park Mall with big anchors like J.C. Penney and Belk and lots of specialty stores like the Limited and Williams-Sonoma.
Laurel’s sister city to the south has a bustling western retail corridor (west on Highway 98 off I-59) with Turtle Creek Mall, and the newest center Turtle Creek Crossing anchored by Target and supported by stores like Bed Bath and Beyond, Old Navy and PetSmart. After shopping, check out the dozens of choices in restaurants, from steaks to seafood.
Mississippi Gulf Coast
In addition to national favorite chains, take a look at Gulfport Factory Shops where you can find great deals on name brand products, from American Eagle to Van Heusen. And, don’t forget to visit Mary Mahoney’s French House for a memorable dinner.