June 5th, 2008
Southern Bancorp’s comprehensive community revitalization efforts in Helena-West Helena were featured on an award winning AETN documentary titled “Delta Dreams.” The documentary won a Silver Screen Award in the social issues category of the U.S. International Film and Video Festival.
May 9th, 2008
The 7,500-square-foot facility was made possible through a $690,000 grant from the US. Department of Health and Human Services and local loans, said John French, president of Southern Community Development Corp.
May 8th, 2008
ARKADELPHIA—Groundbreaking was held today for the Clark County Child Care center, a new 24-hour facility that will serve up to 100 children per shift and is scheduled to open by the end of 2008.
The center, funded by a $690,000 grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, will be constructed by Southern Community Development Corporation (CDC) on 2 acres of land in the Clark County Industrial Park on U.S. 67 south of Arkadelphia.
February 15th, 2008
…Black commented that people often tell him that they want jobs but do not realize just how much goes into bringing jobs to Phillips County.
October 4th, 2007
Southern Bancorp of Arkadelphia is among 10 community development financial institutions that are semifinalists for $8.25 million in grants and awards under a program offered by the Opportunity Finance Network.