Street Named for the Late John P. Kelly

Laurens City Council this week approved changing the name of a street in honor of a former member of City Council, At the February meeting Tuesday night, council unanimously approved changing the name of Mock Street to Kelly Street. This is in honor of Laurens City Council member John P., Kelly. He was elected to Council in March of 2018, then died suddenly on April 15th, 2020.

This was a joint effort with council due to the request of Kelly’s constituents in City Council District 3.

The Mock family agreed with the promise of the city, that there will be a Mock Street included in one of the newly planned sub-divisions.