Broadway Bridge Will Close Sept. 28

Broadway Bridge Will Close Sept. 28
Arch ribs of the new Broadway Bridge are assembled on a river bridge. An artist rendering of what the new bridge will look like (inset.)

The Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department says the Broadway Bridge will close on Sept. 28 for at least six months as contractor Massman Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri, installs the new $98.4 million bridge.
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Hendrix College Raises $2M to Make Goal for Mabee Grant

Hendrix College Raises $2M to Make Goal for Mabee Grant

Hendrix College of Conway says it has reached its goal to meet a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation of Tulsa.
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Start Here Little Rock to Host Event Saturday

Start Here Little Rock to Host Event Saturday

Start Here Little Rock, an initiative to increase the engagement of women and minorities in the entrepreneurial process in Little Rock, will host an event on Saturday.
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Arkansas Chambers of Commerce list ranked by numbers of members. Also includes market area, budgeted annual revenue, year founded, director, president or CEO, website, and contact info.

Rank Name Number of Member Accounts (not total number of individual representatives) Director
1 Little Rock Regional Chamber 2,278 Chesshir, James W. "Jay"
2 Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 2,102 Burns, Raymond M.
3 North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce 1,301 Owens, John
4 Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce 1,287 Young, Mark
5 Conway Area Chamber of Commerce 1,250 Lacy, Brad

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Cornelius Schnitzler: Air Industry Lifts Arkansas in Berlin

Cornelius Schnitzler is the director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission office in Berlin. The office, which opened in July, is the state's base of operations in Europe, where it aims to maintain existing business relationships and cultivate new ones.