Today, this subtle, rebellious spirit of her residents still lies under the surface as young families forsake the ubiquitous surroundings of large, suburban cities for a slower pace of life. Never has it been more evident with the majority of growth realized by self-made, multi generational companies and world-class corporations who call Jones County home.
Inspired by New Orleans culture, Cafe la Fleur has offered a unique dining experience and signature taste to downtown Laurel since 1997. The menu is mixed with cajun style taste, Southern flair and classic Americana. Homemade specialties include a traditional Gulf Coast recipe gumbo and bread pudding. The signature Cafe la Fleur Po-Boys have also been featured in Southern Living Magazine.