Entergy Arkansas Announces Grid Investment of More Than $62M

Entergy Arkansas Announces Grid Investment of More Than $62M
Entergy Arkansas will connect the Monticello Industrial Park to a substation in Reed with construction scheduled to start this fall.

Entergy Arkansas has announced plans to begin construction on a new transmission line from Monticello to Reed.
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Waltons Invest In Hospitality Group RopeSwing in Northwest Arkansas

Members of the Walton family are among investors in one of two hospitality companies launched recently in Bentonville, businesses whose debuts underscore the surge of the hospitality sector in northwest Arkansas.
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Fort Smith Retakes Top Spot in Arkansas Tech Business Index

The index is a comprehensive measure that provides a snapshot of economic activity in Arkansas cities. It encompasses a labor index, housing market index, construction index and retail sales index.
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