West Frankfort Approves Franklin County Enterprise Zone

WEST FRANKFORT – The West Frankfort City Council approved Tuesday night the new Franklin County Enterprise Zone recently passed by the Franklin County Board.

The Enterprise Zone will be made up of existing zones in Benton/Franklin County, West Frankfort and will include West City. It is being created to help spur economic development in the county.

Franklin County must have all paperwork in to the state for the Enterprise Zone by the end of the year. If approved, it will go into effect in 2020.