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Posted on: June 11, 2019

In These Cities, Fleet Vehicles Are Roaming Data Centers

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June 10, 2019 • by Tariq Kamal

Photo courtesy of City of Houston

Houston, We Have a Solution

Naomi Macias of the Houston Health Department said her office was proud to be part of the experiment. And it paid off with an e...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

City of West Memphis will provide job opportunities for the youth this summer

West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendons Youth Empowerment Initiative

By: Siobhan Riley

Fox 13 News

West Memphis City Council approved $55,000 for the program and that doesn’t include the additional funding from private partners.

In the coming weeks, 100 teens will get to work, but the mayor wants to hire even more t...

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Posted on: June 7, 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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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.

“When an icon...

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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.

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

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