Still piling up

Yard debris is piling up across Forrest City due to continuing problems with equipment in the Forrest City Street Department. Shown above are just a few of the piles lining Forrest Street, waiting to be picked up. Piles similar to this can be found throughout neighborhoods in Forrest City. Photo by Alan Smith.

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Equipment issues continue to cause collection delays - Equipment issues continue to plague the Forrest City solid waste department, forcing changes in scheduling even as yard debris continues to pile up along many city streets.

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