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Texarkana Furniture Maker Produces Face Masks For First Responders

Mayo Furniture has manufactured more than 640 free face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with more to come. Mayo Furniture, a Texarkana, TX manufacturer of 55 years, has answered the call of local first responders for face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Calling its efforts...

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Miller County Leaders Eye Property to Recruit Automaker

Regional Economic Development Inc. has asked Texarkana, Arkansas, and Miller County to buy land so that it can recruit a heavy industrial user, ideally an automobile manufacturer, according to REDI Executive Director Rob Sitterley. The city has already agreed to contribute at least $230,000...

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A&M-Texarkana Announces Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering

TEXARKANA, Texas — Texas A&M University-Texarkana officials have announced that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has voted to approve the university's plan to launch a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree in the fall of 2020. Initial funding for the expansion of...

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Texarkana Aluminum Highlights Record Facility Investment

More than $350 million invested to date to restart operations Texarkana, TX – Today, Texarkana Aluminum, a national leader in stainless steel, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly upgraded aluminum coil rolling mill. Since its acquisition in October 2018, more than $350 million has been...

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AR-TX REDI Unveils New Website

AR-TX REDI is taking Texarkana USA to the next level by marketing the region as a premier business location through an aggressive strategic marketing plan. Central to these efforts is the launch of a new state-of-the-art website (www.ar-txredi.com) showcasing the assets and attributes of the area....

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Texarkana Makes the List of Cheapest Cities to Live in the US

Texarkana has made a good list! We are one of the cheapest places to live, according to the recent article on Yahoo Finance, we made the list, just barely, but we’re there!

Here are some of the factors they used in the finding from the Council for Community and Economic Research’s calculations: They looked at costs of living like housing, utilities, groceries, health care and transportation. They also included miscellaneous expenses like going out to dinner or the movies.

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It’s official: Texarkana is now a college town

It was a significant event that some might have missed:
On August 7, the ArkLaTex area campus of the University of Arkansas officially changed its domain name to “UAHT” — adding “Texarkana” to the abbreviation for The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana.
While many may not realize it, this is a watershed moment for Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas.

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