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Advancing White County is a comprehensive community and economic development strategic planning project for White County, Arkansas. This project began in May 2009, and was jump-started by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s Arkansas Works Summit — a call-to-action for all 75 Arkansas counties to go through an assessment and planning process.

In the beginning it was co-chaired by County Judge Michael Lincoln and former Searcy Mayor Belinda LaForce, this project will result in a completed assessment and strategic goals for the county. Participation is open to any interested citizen. Please use this site to get information about past events, find out about upcoming events, link to state resources, and contact the project team. 

This project is facilitated by the Center for Community and Economic Development (CCED). CCED is committed to collaborating with all institutions of higher education and other private and public sector stakeholders in the county to advance White County, and move its citizens into a 21st century knowledge-based economy!

Advancing White County

To request more information about this project:

Contact the County Judge's office

Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm 501.279.6200

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