The Newport Economic Development Commission is hosting a job fair today, June 24, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the NEDC Building, 201 Hazel St., in Newport.

There will be at least 20 companies with more than 250 job openings set up at the job fair.

Participating businesses include:

Arkansas Center for Data Sciences/Tech Depot

Arkansas Center for Independence

Arkansas Department of Corrections

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Arkansas Early Learning

Arkansas Steel Associates


Cricket Wireless

Gränges Americas

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

ICare Pharmacy

Jordan’s Kwik Stop

Merchants and Planters Banks/M&P Insurance and Investments


Newport Country Club

Newport Special School District

Shearer’s Snacks

St. Michael’s Place

Unity Health | Newport

White River Planning and Development District

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