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Posted on: May 7, 2021

New fire station opens in West Memphis

West Memphis opens Fire Station No. 2

By WMC Action News 5 Staff | May 6, 2021 at 6:09 PM CDT - Updated May 6 at 6:09 PM 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The City of West Memphis Arkansas hosted a grand opening for its new fire station with the new location a...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

West Memphis crime rate drops, mayor credits community policing

By Chris Luther |  Updated April 28 at 6:46 PM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WMC) - Crime rates are down in West Memphis and Mayor Marco McClendon hopes the recent approval of body cameras for police officers will help keep the trend going....

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

West Memphis Police officers to wear body cameras

West Memphis Police officers to wear body cameras

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — The West Memphis City Council has effectively decided to have the city’s police officers wear body cameras. 

In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the council ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

West Memphis opens new state-of-the-art courthouse

Author: Istvan Bardos
Published: 5:53 PM CDT March 24, 2021
Updated: 6:15 PM CDT March 24, 2021

WEST MEMPHIS, Arkansas — The people of West Memphis, Arkansas, have a new state-of-the-art courthouse. It was showcased during a grand opening Wednesday. It has a...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

City of West Memphis opens new library

By WMC Action News 5 Staff | March 23, 2021 at 1:07 PM CDT - Updated March 23 at 2:43 PM 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Last week, the West Memphis Public Library and Innovation Center opened its doors to the community for the first time.

The library welcom...

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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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