Closing it off

Crews with Triple G Excavation work to enclose some of the rubble left after a January fire destroyed four businesses located on North Washington Street. Temporary fencing has been placed around the site to prevent debris from spilling onto the streets and to restrict access to the area. Photo by Alan Smith.

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Department heads offer city council updates on work - The Forrest City Police Department's policy regarding exit interviews and how public that information would be was questioned during Tuesday's city council meeting.

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City workers are preparing for another winter round - Forrest City officials are gearing up for today's forecast of winter weather and Mayor Larry Bryant said plans are in place in case ice causes power outages in the area.
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