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UPDATE: City purchases new plot of land

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
HOXIE, AR (KAIT) -

UPDATE August 2: Mayor Lanny Tinker confirmed to Region 8 News the city finalized the bill of purchasing the land on Tuesday. He said the purchase went smoothly and as expected.


The Hoxie City Council held a special meeting on Friday to pass a resolution to purchase land that they hope brings new business to the area.

According to Mayor Lanny Tinker, they plan to purchase the land on Highway 63 across from Lawrence County Road 701 near Cox Powersports.

He says they hope to bring a hotel or a fast food business to the area as construction along the highway nears completion.

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