New business opens in Portia

New business opens in Portia

PORTIA, AR (KAIT) - A new business opened its doors in Lawrence County on Thursday.

Many people gathered at the Jordan's in Portia for their grand opening and ribbon cutting.

The new convenience store will be open 24/7 all year round and features everything from Chester's Chicken to truck accessories.

Many people said they were thrilled to have new business added to the small community.

"I believe it's going to bring prosperity to this area," said Jordan's employee Andy McClure.  "It's been the first building that's been built between here and Bono and Mountain Home in probably 35 to 40 years."

Many county officials attended the grand opening.

During the event, free food and drinks were also served to the crowd.

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