Republican Mike Huckabee to Visit Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis in Jail
Mike Huckabee

Republican Mike Huckabee to Visit Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis in Jail

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is scheduled to visit a Kentucky jail next week to meet with a county clerk imprisoned because she ignored repeated court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
read more >

US Employers Add 173K Jobs in August, Rate Falls to 5.1 Percent

The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision whether to raise rates in two weeks.
read more >

Tyson Foods Employee Pleads Guilty to $550,000 Fraud

A former manager at Tyson Foods Inc. waived indictment and pleaded guilty Friday to one count of wire fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.
read more >

Judge: Injunction Against Water Rule Limited to 13 States

A federal judge in North Dakota said Friday that his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways applies only to the 13 states that sued to block the rule, and not nationwide.
read more >

Jobs

Use the fields below to search our ever growing database of job postings. 252 jobs are listed

Market Update

DOW 16,102.38 -272.38
NASDAQ 4683.92 -49.58
S&P 500 1921.22 -29.91
Enter a stock symbol

Mortgage Calculator

Enter Desired Loan Amount $
Interest Rate
Years
Your monthly payment is: $

Latest Arkansas Business Poll

What do you think of the state Highway Department’s $450 million plan to widen Interstate 30?

The List Largest Chambers of Commerce

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) Market Area
1 Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce 2,275 Central Arkansas
2 Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce 2,128 Northwest Arkansas
3 North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce 1,590 Central Arkansas
4 Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce 1,285 Northeast Arkansas
5 Conway Area Chamber of Commerce 1,258 Faulkner County

Executive Q&A

Jeannette Balleza Collins on the Agility of Arkansas Startups

Jeannette Balleza Collins is a freelance strategic consultant with Scribe Marketing, which she founded in 2004, as well as the manager of the Tonic NWA Fund, an angel investment fund she co-founded.