As Business Grows in Walnut Ridge, Housing Struggles to Keep Up

by Graycen Colbert Bigger  on Friday, Jul. 14, 2017 6:55 am   2 min read

Charles Snapp, mayor of Walnut Ridge (Kate Knable)

The arrival of large-scale employers like Peco Foods Inc., Allegis Corp. and American Silica has brought an economic boom to rural communities in northeast Arkansas. But housing has struggled to keep pace with the influx of business and population.

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