Lawco Living

Lawrence County offers a variety of lifestyle options.

The Walnut Ridge/Hoxie area offers small-town living with an easy commute to Jonesboro and Paragould, two of the fastest growing cities in the state of Arkansas. Walnut Ridge and Hoxie offer the convenience of gas stations, grocery stores, national retailers and restaurants.

The county also offers a more rural living experience with many country homes available. Hunting and fishing opportunities are abundant in the western part of the county for those who want to live in nature’s playland. Several towns are scattered through the more rural parts of the county with locally-owned businesses providing services to their residents.

The county has a hospital, located in Walnut Ridge; a public library system, including three locations; a four-year college, four public school districts and a charter school.

Civic organizations and churches offer a variety of activities throughout the year, as well as opportunities for volunteer service.

Recreation opportunities include bowling, summer athletics for youth and adults, hunting, fishing and boating. Lawrence County has two state parks and several city parks. Water enthusiasts will enjoy spending time at Lake Charles or on the Black, Spring or Strawberry rivers.

You're Invited to Become a Member of the Lawrence County Chamber

BECAUSE – You are a a citizen doing business in this county and sharing in its prosperity. The obligations of business citizenship challenge every person and institution to subscribe actively to the advancement of the community of which they are a part.
BECAUSE – You prosper as our county prospers. By helping to build a thriving community your investment is strengthened and your opportunities are broadened. You have a personal interest in these objectives.
BECAUSE – Progress and prosperity depend on the development of a sound economic and social structure. These result from vigilant aggressiveness and a continuing program of activities designed to cultivate opportunities and capitalize advantages.
BECAUSE – The support of all business and professional men and women is necessary to bring about the economic improvement of our county and the civic and business development demanded by our modern standards of living.
BECAUSE – These goals can be reached only by united effort through an organization equipped to study and conduct a sound program of community progress.
BECAUSE – The Chamber of Commerce is the only organization consistently and exclusively engaged promoting the civic and economic development of YOUR community in Lawrence County. The Chamber is the only organization whose sole business is the business of business.