Voters approved a half-cent sales tax around seven years ago to build the city’s aquatic center, and with it nearly being paid off, the city wants to continue the sales tax to fund a different project.
The city of Blytheville says it is ready to meet the needs from the upcoming loss of the Workforce Center. The Division of Workforce Services announced last month it was closing the office in Blytheville, among others, in a restructuring effort.
The Arkansas Workforce Center location in Blytheville will soon close its doors. In a press release, the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services said it was restructuring the Workforce Centers across the state.