Peco Foods Development Heading to 2016 Launch

Peco Foods Development Heading to 2016 Launch

Work on the new $200 million integrated poultry operation of Peco Foods Inc. is changing the landscape in northeast Arkansas. The nearly 200-acre poultry plant complex site near Pocahontas, assembled in three buys totaling almost $1.4 million in February 2014, is the centerpiece of construction activity.
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Seeco Unit to Pay $950K to Settle Mineral Trespass Claim in Arkansas

Seeco Unit to Pay $950K to Settle Mineral Trespass Claim in Arkansas

SWN Production (Arkansas) LLC has agreed to pay the federal government $950,000 to resolve claims that the company tapped unleased federally owned minerals in Conway and Van Buren counties over a three-year period.
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Bank of Augusta Adopts New Name: RiverWind

Bank of Augusta Adopts New Name: RiverWind

The 80-year-old bank with $85 million in assets announced Tuesday that, effective Sept. 14, it will be RiverWind Bank.
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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

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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.