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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.

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Carvana to open inspection, distribution center in West Memphis.

Carvana Welcome to West Memphis

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

Southland Casino and Racing West Memphis, Arkansas

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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