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.
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.
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.
Members of the Forrest City Public Library Board on Monday reviewed bids for installing fiber optics cable in order to improve Internet speed and capability and implement high-speed Internet service for all library connections.
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.
Board approves budget for construction of building
East Arkansas Community College was among the short list of two-year schools whose performance-based funding scores dropped below the state minimum.
Palestine-Wheatley High School has named Smit Patel valedictorian of the 2017 graduating class.
The Forrest City Police Department will be participating in a Click It or Ticket campaign later in the month of May.
Chinese company says facilities to be used for manufacturing