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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Trash pickup in West Memphis delayed after coronavirus causes staff shortage

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — The City of West Memphis says it’s a week behind its trash pickup schedule after a number of sanitatio...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

QuikTrip coming to West Memphis

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff | June 17, 2020 at 10:19 PM CDT - Updated June 18 at 6:18 AM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WMC) - A gas station coming to West Memphis will be the first of its kind for the Mid-South.

Mayor Marco McClendon says a QuikTrip store a...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

West Memphis PD building connections through community outreach

By: Siobhan Riley, FOX13Memphis.comUpdated: June 16, 2020 - 6:15 PM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two years ago, the West Memphis Police Department hired Tawana Bailey to lead its community outreach department.  Last summer, of...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Dewayne Rose named interim Fire Chief

DeWayne Rose (Asst. Chief)-West Memphis Fire Department Arkansas

Assistant Chief tapped to helm WMFD following loss of Dennis Brewer

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Mayor Marco McClendon tapped Assistant Fire Chief Dewayne Rose to fill the role as Interim Chief in the wake of the passing of chief Den...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Speed limits to increase on state highways and interstates in Arkansas

Speed limits to increase on state highways and interstates in Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Transportation is getting ready to raise the speed limit on highways and interstates. State highways will go up five miles per hour. Interstates inside the ci...

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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

Academies of West Memphis High School District sign

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.

"West Memphis is on a winning streak. Black and Gold ...

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