Fundraising reportRepresentatives of the Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium gave a financial update of their fundraising efforts for the city aquatic center during Tuesday night's city council meeting. FCAWAC president Dr. Stuart Towns, left, and vice president Cedric Williams told the council that approximately $150,000 had been pledged to date. Photo by Caleb Talley
Council says time to move forward on aquatic center - The Forrest City City Council on Tuesday received an update from representatives of the Forrest City Area Wellness and Athletic Consortium on fundraising efforts for a proposed city aquatic center. The council is expected to meet again in a special called meeting before the end of the month to discuss how to move forward with the facility.
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