Moving Jackson County Forward

Moving Jackson County Forward is a private for-profit economic development group dedicated to economic development projects that benefit Newport and Jackson County. Moving Jackson County Forward is composed of members who contribute $500 per year and the board is made of of the members present at any regular meeting. The membership regularly chooses projects to implement that are outside the scope of the other local groups. Projects in recent years have included the following:

* Extension of the Economic Development Sales Tax
* Commerce Boulevard Project
* Branch Outreach Center
* Bringing Ag Tech Programs back to the local high school.

For more information contact Moving Jackson County Forward, Richard Carraway, 117 Walnut, Newport, AR 72112, 870-523-8934