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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state health officials discuss coronavirus response in east Arkansas

By Region 8 Newsdesk | March 17, 2020

While acknowledging there have been no new positive cases of COVID-19 in the state since his Monday morning news conference in Fayetteville, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that Ark...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Leaders in West Memphis prepare for spread of coronavirus

City of West Memphis discusses efforts to reduce risk of coronavirus outbreak

We are monitoring the coronavirus situation and are actively working to keep everyone safe.

“Our goal is to ensure accurate information is provided to the public, by wor...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Chick-fil-A opening new restaurant in West Memphis

“This is a big announcement for our community,” said Mayor Marco McClendon.“In all our recent community surveys, one of the most requested needs has been locating a Chick-fil-A in our city.We are thrilled to announce that the...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

West Memphis School District gets over $20 million for new schools

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The Arkansas Department of Education recently approved $22.5 million for the funding of two new schools in West Memphis.

Mayor McClendon was happy to hear that the state will be funding the project.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Carvana to open inspection, distribution center in West Memphis.

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The Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced today Carvana, a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, will locate an inspection and distribution center in West Memphis, Ark. The company plans to invest approximately $40 mil...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Coca-Cola plans a $33M West Memphis expansion

New West Memphis Coca Cola Bottling Facility

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, the maker, bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products to 14 states in the Mid-South, will expand its West Memphis production facility and transfer up to 60 jobs there, nearly doubling its workforce.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Largest investment in the tourism industry in the history of Arkansas coming to West Memphis

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Southland Park Gaming & Racing recently announced a $250 million investment to expand their casino gaming and dog racing operation in West Memphis. The plans include a casino and 20-story hotel, which will make it the tallest structure in Crittenden C...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, as mangers of the West Memphis Utility office, our first commitment is to the safety, health, and wellbeing of our employees, customers and the community we serve. So, it is very important that we must strive to have and p...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Arkansas Economic Development COVID-19 Quick Action Loan Program

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Pursuant to the direction of Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary of Commerce Mike Preston, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission has established a loan program to provide assistance to businesses affected by the COVID19 o...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

West Memphis Utilities COVID-19 resources

West Memphis Utility Relief Commission

Our number one priority remains to protect our customers and employees while continuing to provide electric, water and sewer services to the community. 

In order to minimize the economic impact on our customers, we are implementing the updated ope...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

ATTENTION: Workers affected by COVID-19

COVID-19 Arkansas Department of Workforce West Memphis

The Arkansas Department of Commerce has been directed to expedite unemployment benefits to assist Arkansans whose employment status may be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The department will waive the one-week waiting period and the 30-day work search ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

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Located in the nation’s logistics heart and just a two-day truck drive from 75% of the nation’s population centers. At the intersection of Interstate 55 and Interstate 40 with access in all cardinal directions.

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

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West Memphis has two Class I Railroads pass through the city, Union Pacific and Burlington Northern. There are three other Class I rail companies with a presence in the Memphis MSA: Santé Fe, Canadian National, CSX, and Norfolk Southern.

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

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The Port of West Memphis is owned by the City of West Memphis and is the only deepwater port in the area.

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

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The West Memphis Airport is owned and operated by the CIty of West Memphis. Memphis International Aiport (MEM) is located a short distance away. Memphis International Airport is home to the FedEx Superhub and is the busiest cargo airport in the nation.

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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