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July 25th, 2014
â€” Jones Mill Park: the liabilities
â€” Wage issue needs more signatures by Aug. 18
â€” Dyer Street closed Monday
â€” Hot Dog winners announced
â€” Selfie Saturday
â€” Meetâ€¦ Brandi Lea Thomas
â€” Library seeks yearbooks
â€” Cowboyâ€™s McClain convicted in Ala.
â€” Taking a look at the Southeastern Conference
â€” Snapshots from summer camp
â€” Hot Spring County Religious Events
â€” Beyond the Title â€” Sundays with TJ â€” 100 Years of Memories on Varner Road
â€” Arkansas farm and grain commodities report
While jobs and money are both concerns related to tearing down the Jones Mill Industrial Park, those things at least have some tangibility to them. As far as jobs go, it is possible to know how many jobs are there and how many might leave. The local chamber of commerce and economic development corporation have resolved to help relocate any businesses that might be displaced by the demolition project, as Senator Alan Clark explained at the July 17 chamber of commerce breakfast meeting.
The discussion of whether or not to demolish the current Jones Mill Industrial Park involves a number of considerations, according to those both for and against the issue. Money is one of those.
Sneak peak at a few of Friday's headlines
â€” Jones Mill: dollars & cents
â€” Local school boards recap recent meetings
â€” HSCâ€™s favorite flavors: locals vote for the best
â€” Police awarded GIF grant
â€” History of the A.O.G.
â€” Iâ€™m â€śSo Malvernâ€ť are you?
â€” Recently Accounted For Service Members
â€” Wednesday's Mystery Person revealed
To tear it down or not tear it down?
That is the question posed to the county regarding the Jones Mill Industrial Park.
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) â€” Military officials locked down an Arkansas air force base for several hours Wednesday after reporting that a suspicious individual was on the sprawling complex near Little Rock, then reopened the base and said the threat was "no longer credible."
During the lockdown, no one was allowed to enter or leave the base. Gates were closed and a line of vehicles stretched for a quarter-mile outside of the base.
The Advertising and Promotions (A&P) tax exploratory committee decided Monday morning to pursue a 2 percent special sales tax on both city lodging and prepared foods. Committee member Mike Bailey, owner of Western Sizzlin in Malvern, said he has been polling his customers about the tax proposal and said they are more likely to vote for the tax if it was only on lodging.
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