East Arkansas Community College in Forrest City

At the heart of the Crossroads region lies St. Francis County, which boasts a diverse economy andĀ a workforce of more than 9,000 employees. AĀ Boarā€™s HeadĀ distributing center in Forrest City handlesĀ the finest beef, pork, poultry artisan cheeses sourced from around the globe and employs more than 450 St. Francis County residents.Ā Core-Mark, one of the largest and most valued marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions in the retail industry, has operated in St. Francis County since 2011. AndĀ East Arkansas Community CollegeĀ has bolstered the workforce with qualified graduates since 1974.Ā For more information, visit theĀ Forrest City Chamber of Commerce.