County reporting increase in tax collection

Tax collections for both personal taxes and real estate taxes saw increases of about $200,000 for 2013, according to figures provided by St. Francis County Chief Deputy Collector Georgia Barnes.

FCWU Commission to meet tonight

The Forrest City Water Utility Commission is scheduled to meet tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the water department headquarters on North Rosser Street.

FCPL hosting Tuesday event

A local elementary school librarian will be the featured reader at Tuesday’s Halloween story time at the Forrest City Public Library.

Job Expo Tuesday at EACC

The Eastern Arkansas Regional Career and Job Expo will be held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East Arkansas Community College’s Fine Arts Center.

Early voting tops 1,000 mark

Early voting totals soared past 1,000 a little more than a week away from the General Election.

SFC Circuit Clerk issues warning on scam

Representatives of a company in California have been contacting local residents, offering them the opportunity to pay for current grant deeds and a property assessment profile, but St. Francis County Circuit Clerk Bette Green said that same information can be obtained under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act just by visiting the courthouse.