Economic Development

7 Mar 2016

NEA Intermodal Authority Searching for Executive Director

March 7th, 2016|Economic Development, Transportation|Comments Off on NEA Intermodal Authority Searching for Executive Director

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. Therefore, it is essential […]

22 Aug 2014

Save the Jobs Now Summit

August 22nd, 2014|Economic Development|Comments Off on Save the Jobs Now Summit

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 […]

6 Aug 2014

Committee focuses on LawCo. strategic plan

August 6th, 2014|Economic Development|Comments Off on Committee focuses on LawCo. strategic plan

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 […]