Ruyi to create up to 800 jobs in FC

A China-based textile company announced today that it plans to create up to 800 jobs over two phases when it opens operations in the former Sanyo manufacturing facility in Forrest City’s industrial park.

Bryant asks group to make FC priority

Members of the Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission were given a letter Tuesday by Mayor Larry Bryant, asking them to make the City of Forrest City their first priority when awarding funds and to reconsider certain commitments.

A&P trims request for FCLT; funds derby, fireworks

The Forrest City Advertising and Promotion Commission agreed Tuesday to award nearly $16,000 in event funding to three local organizations. The commission provided funds to support a theater production, a fishing derby and a fireworks show.

Edible Gardens Conference slated

The sixth annual Edible Gardens Conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Demonstration Outreach Center (ADOC) in Marianna.