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Chicot Co. highway project put on hold

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has withdrawn 10 construction projects— including one from Chicot County — from its planned list of projects scheduled for award in April as a result of the uncertainty of federal-aid reimbursements available from the Federal Highway Trust Fund.

Central Moloney prepares for layoffs

Central Moloney Inc. is preparing to lay off up to 80 hourly employees at its Pine Bluff facilities because of a drop in customer demand according to Chris Hart, the company's vice president for personnel and community relations.