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Downtown Springdale Alliance Still Looking for New Director This article is available only in print.

Downtown Springdale Alliance Still Looking for New Director
Kelly Hale Syer

The Downtown Springdale Alliance is scheduling a second round of interviews for its open executive director position.
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Debt Deferment Brings Relief To Arkansas Baptist, Philander Smith

Two small private colleges in Little Rock started 2019 with a welcome dose of financial relief courtesy of Uncle Sam.
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Garver Wellness Program Cuts Health Costs

Executives at Garver say its wellness program helps the North Little Rock engineering firm save on health care costs and is a boon to the retention, recruitment and productivity of its employees.
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State Unemployment Unchanged at 3.6 Percent

Arkansas' unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in December and unchanged from the previous month, according to a report released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

J.B. Hunt Misses Analysts' 4Q Earnings Expectations

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reports fourth-quarter earnings that missed analysts estimates amid a $134 million pre-tax charge related to arbitration with BNSF Railway Co. read more >

P.A.M. Transportation Sees Strong Demand in 4Q

P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown reports fourth-quarter net income of $6.1 million, down 81 percent from the same quarter last year, amid non-cash, non-operating losses associated with company investments in equity securities. read more >

Report: Job Growth, Telecom Sector Shakeup Encouraging

Central Arkansas is experiencing an intense demand for workers, while its low unemployment rate — just 3 percent in September — remains a bright spot in a slow-growing regional economy, according to a Metroplan report. read more >

Kansas Firm Buys Fayetteville's Longer Investments Inc.

Prime Capital Investment Advisors of Overland, Kansas, has agreed to acquire the assets of Longer Investments Inc. in Fayetteville. read more >

Arkansas Marijuana Finally Set to Roll This article is available only in print.

When medicinal cannabis begins to be sold in Arkansas, possibly in April, a potential $100 million-a-year industry is poised to emerge from a complex and harshly criticized regulatory landscape. read more >

Latrecia Branch Finds Home at Stone (Movers & Shakers)

Latrecia Branch has been named as the new operations manager for Stone Bank in its Little Rock office. read more >

CTEH's Cory Davis Finishes Harvard Program (Movers & Shakers)

Cory Davis, senior vice president of CTEH in North Little Rock, has graduated from the Owner & President Management Program at Harvard Business School. read more >

Hathaway Group Announces New Owner Wes Martin

Hathaway Group of Little Rock has a new owner: Wes Martin. He joins existing partners Jeff Hathaway, Stuart Mackey and John Hathaway. read more >

ADT Acquires Advanced Cabling Systems

ADT Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida, will acquire Advanced Cabling Systems of North Little Rock and combine it with another of its pending acquisitions, Red Hawk Fire & Security, also headquartered in Boca Raton. read more >

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