SPECIAL TO THE TIMES DISPATCH Josh Conlee, who recently began serving as board chairman for the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, is encouraging the organization to develop a new vision strategy in 2021. “A strategic community plan is a roadmap for our community to rally round and work toward a singular path forward for Lawrence [...]
Renee Bland (left) has been named as the new executive director of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. With her are Anita Davidson (center) who recently began serving as office manager, and Josh Conlee, who recently began his term as board chair.
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, with City of Walnut Ridge officials, hosted a ribbon cutting for Triple Faith Boutique on Thursday afternoon. On hand were (from left) Dr. Brett Cooper, Bill Wilcoxson, Rhonda Fowler, Angie Abbott, Debbie Smith, Mayor Charles Snapp, owners Christy Steele and Shelly James, Jackie Snapp, Renee Bland, Paula Haskins and [...]
Bob and Sharon Kary (center), new owners of Shepherd Care Association of NEA, cut the ribbon during the grand opening of the recently reorganized 501-C3 non-profit. Also on hand for the event were (front, from left): Dr. Brett Cooper, Shepherd Care Board Member Angela Augustine, Debbie Smith, Angie Abbott, Renee Bland; (back) Mayor Charles Snapp, [...]
Executive Director Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority Lawrence County, Randolph County, City of Corning, City of Pocahontas and City of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas JOB DESCRIPTION Objective: The Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority (Authority) believes that to achieve economic development success the region must present a unified front of community, business, government and civic leaders. [...]
The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a holiday lighting competition. Email a photo of your display, along with name, address and phone number to email@example.com by Dec. 8 If you do not want your address included please indicate and we will list only the town on your photo. Submitted photos will be posted [...]
In an effort to address workforce issues in manufacturing, construction, transportation and agricultural sectors, the Arkansas State Chamber/AIA is convening the 2014 Jobs Now Summit on Tuesday, September 23 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. The numbers don't lie. Employees with the most experience and responsibility [...]
A greatly expanded Beatles Author & Artist Symposium will kick off this year’s Beatles at the Ridge music festival, September 19-20 in Walnut Ridge. The symposium makes education a part of the festival experience, with nationally known authors, multi-media presentations, art and private collection displays. The authors & artists symposium is presented by Black River [...]
Nearly 5,000 people board or disembark Amtrak trains in Walnut Ridge each year. Those were among the facts discussed when Amtrak representatives met with the Transportation Committee of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.
The reNEW East Arkansas Lawrence County steering committee recently held a meeting at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce to discuss the county’s strategic focus, including development opportunities, future projects and grants, housing issues, recycling and the effects of Peco on various county initiatives. Local business owner Charles Snapp said, “Seeing representatives from all communities [...]