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Posted on: April 28, 2020

West Memphis approves $100,000 for COVID-19 relief

By Chris Luther | April 27, 2020 at 5:49 PM CDT - Updated April 27 at 6:05 PM 

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WMC) - The City of West Memphis approved a COVID-19 relief package that will help with utilities, food and even provide housing to homeless ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

West Memphis Mayor Has Blunt Message for Residents on Distancing

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Arkansas Mayor Has Blunt Message for Residents on Distancing

The mayor of an eastern Arkansas city has a pointed message for residents who he says aren’t following social distancing guidelines to c...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

West Memphis considering drive-in movie theater for the city

West Memphis city leaders are considering the idea of a drive-in movie theater for the city.

West Memphis considering drive-in movie theater for the city

by: WREG- NEWS CHANNEL 3

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – West Memphis city leaders are considering the idea of a drive-in movie theater for the city.

In a time of social dista...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state health officials discuss coronavirus response in east Arkansas

By Region 8 Newsdesk | March 17, 2020

While acknowledging there have been no new positive cases of COVID-19 in the state since his Monday morning news conference in Fayetteville, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that Ark...

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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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