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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Fix may be coming for collapsing West Memphis sewer system

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Some big improvements could be in the works for the West Memphis sewer system if its city council approves a $30 million bond issue.

The city plans are to upgrade the system that...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

New Chick-fil-A opens in West Memphis

By: Fox13Memphis.com News StaffUpdated: September 3, 2020 - 7:04 AM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Chick-fil-A fans, the wait is over for those famous chicken sandwiches and waffle fries!

A new Chick-fil-A opened Thursday morning at 6 a.m...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

West Memphis’ mayor wants more housing developments built to meet city’s needs NEWS

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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — The city of West Memphis has seen an economic boom over the last few years, but with more jobs and opportunities, the city is finding itself in a unique situation: It is lacking h...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

West Memphis moving to curbside garbage pick-up for first time in city’s history

By: Siobhan Riley, FOX13Memphis.com Updated: August 12, 2020

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Starting September 1, the City of West Memphis will move to curbside garbage collection for the first time in the city’s history.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

West Memphis PD building connections through community outreach

By: Siobhan Riley, FOX13Memphis.comUpdated: June 16, 2020 - 6:15 PM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Two years ago, the West Memphis Police Department hired Tawana Bailey to lead its community outreach department.  Last summer, of...

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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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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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