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Posted on: August 2, 2019

West Memphis approves largest ever pay raise package for city employees

City of West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendon City Council Pay Raises for City of West Memphis Police a

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. - West Memphis city council approved the largest ever pay raise package in its history for city employees. This is going to have a huge impact, especially for public safety. The West Memphis Police Department said its officers are going...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

West Memphis kicks off youth summer jobs program

West Memphis kicks off youth summer jobs program

By Jessica Holley | July 8, 2019 at 6:24 PM CDT - Updated July 8 at 6:37 PM

One hundred teens are now working for the City of West Memphis and local businesses to put cash in their pockets. A summer youth jobs program was a promise of Mayor Marco McClendon...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

West Memphis police start ‘Park and Walk' initiative to help reduce crime.

West Memphis Police Department Park and Walk

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By: Kirstin Garriss

The West Memphis Police Department is taking a new approach to reducing crime in the community. WMPD started a new “Park and Walk” initiative this year. Officers park their cars, walk around various neighborhoods and pass ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

West Memphis City Council approves $12M funding for new projects

West Memphis $12 Million Municipal Expansion Project

By Jessica Holley | June 20, 2019 at 6:31 PM CDT - Updated June 20 at 7:11 PM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WMC) - West Memphis Mayor Marco McClendon has big plans for his city. The city council gave the green light to McClendon's laundry list of projects,...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

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June 10, 2019 • by Tariq Kamal

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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

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.

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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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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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The City of West Memphis can’t function without great employees. We’re on the lookout for talented, passionate people to join us. Working for the City of West Memphis is more than just a job - it’s about making a difference in your community!

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

MBJ - TABLE OF EXPERTS

TABLE OF EXPERTS Arkansas Spotlight (1)

Dr. Ernie Nichols: Why do logistics pro-fessionals recognize Memphis and the Mid-South as a great distribution center location?

Don Lake: In Memphis, you’re within 24 hours of 80% of the population of the United States by truck; all five Class I railroads ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Largest investment in the tourism industry in the history of Arkansas coming to West Memphis

Southland Gaming Expansion

The plans include a casino and 20-story hotel, which will make it the tallest structure in Crittenden County. The hotel will have 300 rooms, including 216 standard rooms, 72 corner suites and 12 penthouse suites.

When completed, the facility will have 2,50...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

New megasite takes aim at large industrial projects

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Arkansas native and legendary coach Bear Bryant said, “It is not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.” The Economic Development officials at the City of West Memphis along with the City of Marion and Crittenden County...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

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