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East-Harding Makes Kathy Robinson New CFO (Movers & Shakers)
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East-Harding Makes Kathy Robinson New CFO (Movers & Shakers)

Kathy Robinson has been promoted to chief financial officer for East-Harding Construction of Little Rock. She was formerly controller and has worked for East-Harding for more than 10 years.
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Dr. Dean Kumpuris To Receive Vision Award from World Services for the Blind

Dr. Dean Kumpuris of Little Rock is being recognized for his support of various downtown development projects by the World Services for the Blind Foundation.
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Jonesboro Gets US Grant for Railroad Overpass

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to create a railroad overpass in Jonesboro.
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Fort Smith Leads ATBI in Second Quarter of 2014

For the second quarter of 2014, Fort Smith remained the leading city on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.
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UCA Moves Forward with Feasibility Study on Mixed-Use Development

The University of Central Arkansas moved a step closer to putting a mixed-use building on campus after its board of trustees on approved a feasibility study for issuing bonds for a proposed 67,500-SF center at the corner of Donaghey Avenue and Bruce Street. read more >

Arkansas Tech to Offer MSBA Degree Online

Beginning with summer classes in 2015, Arkansas Tech University's Master of Science in Business Administration will be offered fully online after its board of trustees on Thursday approved the method. read more >

U.S. Marshals Museum Gets $5M Pledge

The U.S. Marshals Museum, set to break ground Wednesday in Fort Smith, received a $5 million pledge from an anonymous donor, museum leaders said Thursday. read more >

CHI St. Vincent to Expand WLR Campus

The facility will be located next to CHI St. Vincent's outpatient, ambulatory care facility on the 37-acre campus. Building completion is scheduled for summer 2015. Current services at CHI St. Vincent West include primary care, urgent care, geriatric and sleep services. read more >

Hugg & Hall Forms Company to Offer Storm Shelters

In the aftermath of multiple tornadoes that have ravaged the state, Hugg & Hall Mobile Storage of Little Rock has started a new company, Stormbox, that will construct storm shelters from shipping containers. read more >

Clinton National Airport Tackles Renovation, Monitors Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines of Dallas, responsible for almost a third of enplanements at Clinton National Airport, is counting the hours to the expiration of the Wright Amendment, which has limited its flights. Airport Executive Director Ron Mathieu is paying attention. read more >

Lawsuit Sheds Light on Leaky Properties in Hot Springs

RichRich Properties LLC of Maumelle bought two commercial properties in Hot Springs in February only to discover that they were money pits. read more >

Majestic Hotel Debris Cleanup Plan Accepted

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality says the removal of rubble from the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs should begin within 30 days. read more >

Arvest Skyline Report: NWA Commercial Vacancy Rates Down, Multifamily Rates Up

Vacancy rates during the first six months of 2014 in the northwest Arkansas commercial real estate market were down nearly 1 percent from a year ago, while multifamily vacancy rates were up more than 2 percent, according to the Skyline Report from Arvest Bank. read more >

Voting Underway in Conway Bond Rededication Special Election

Early voting in a Sept. 9 special election is underway in Conway, with voters considering whether to rededicate a 1/8-cent sales tax for various road projects, including two tied to a large retail development. read more >

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