Tagged: Phillips County

Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future

Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future

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More than $8.5 million of new and pending utility improvement projects are underway in and around Helena-West Helena. Pieces of the infrastructure puzzle are moving into place to enhance local economic prospects as well as industrial recruitment. read more >

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

Elaine Massacre Memorial Set for Unveiling

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A three-day period of killing in the Arkansas Delta a century ago will be commemorated with the Elaine Massacre Memorial, to be dedicated across the street from the Phillips County Courthouse in Helena on Sept. 29. read more >

Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

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Phillips County Judge Clark Hall is counting on solar power to save his county money and help shine its image. The county has hired Entegrity Partners of Little Rock to build a 400-kilowatt photovoltaic array as part of its major new justice complex near Helena Regional Medical Center. read more >

New Websites for Phillips County

New Websites for Phillips County

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The county website, PhillipsCounty.Arkansas.gov, is intended to be a central hub for residents to take care of county business. It contains information like phone directories, court data and event calendars. read more >

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

Quest for Helena Port Tenants Took 20 Years

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In 1993, Helena’s slackwater harbor was completed and county officials promised it would attract manufacturing jobs to the crumbling, poverty-ridden Mississippi Delta region. But it’s taken 20 years for that promise to ring true: Last year, the harbor welcomed its first-ever industrial client. read more >