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Posted on: November 15, 2019

West Memphis gets federal funding to help fight blight

West Memphis gets federal funding to help fight blight

By: Siobhan Riley

 WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. - The fight against blight is taking shape in West Memphis. The city's plan to clean things up means some of its worst properties are going to be torn down. Oak Terrace Apartments will be...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

West Memphis breaks ground on new fire station/police substation and municipal courthouse

West Memphis breaks ground on new fire station/police substation and municipal courthouse

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (localmemphis.com) – Two groundbreakings were held Tuesday on two major projects in West Memphis. Leaders came together first for a groundbreaking at the city’s newest fire station and police sub-station. Then an hour l...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

West Memphis breaks ground on new library

West Memphis Public Library Ground Breaking

By WMCActionNews5.com Staff and Brandon Richard | August 19, 2019 at 5:44 AM CDT - Updated August 20 at 9:04 AM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - West Memphis leaders broke ground a new multi-million dollar public library Monday morning.

The new library, which is bein...

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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: 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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