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Michael Parker To Lead Nabholz Specialty Services (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Parker was most recently executive vice president of preconstruction for Nabholz's central Arkansas offices. He will lead two specialty groups, Nabholz Environmental Services and Entegrity Energy Partners LLC.

Bark Bar To Bring Hair of the Dog to SoMa

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2017 12:00 am

Bark Bar, the dream of a couple of dog-loving Little Rock women, is several steps closer to reality.

New Weatherman, Hayden Nix, Joins KARK

by Kyle Massey 1/6/2017 04:07 pm

Hayden Nix, who says his fascination with the weather was kindled in the tiny Cleveland County town, is returning to Arkansas as the weekend meteorologist at KARK-TV, Channel 4.

Ghidotti Communications Adds More McDonald's Work, Staff

by Kyle Massey 1/6/2017 04:04 pm

Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock lands new public relations work, including more assignments for McDonald's of Central Arkansas. It has also hired two new staff members, Nadine Morris and Candice Hickman.

Protests Rejected, CJRW Stands to Win Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/5/2017 04:51 pm

The Office of State Procurement has rejected the second of two rival protests to the awarding of a five year, $34.5 million contract to Little Rock advertising agency CJRW to work for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Haralson, Smith Set for Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2017 10:04 am

Chuck Haralson, former chief photographer for the state Department of Parks and Tourism, and author Ken Smith will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame.

State Rejects Ghidotti-Vines Protest on Lottery Contract

by Kyle Massey 1/4/2017 07:01 am

The Office of State Procurement has rejected one of two rivals' protests to the choice of CJRW for a five-year, $34.5 million advertising and public relations contract with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Bumpers, Thornton Among Arkansas Notables Who Died During 2016

by Associated Press 1/2/2017 06:20 am

A former U.S. senator who defended an impeached president during his Senate trial and a former U.S. representative who was a member of House committee that brought articles of impeachment against another president are among the notable Arkansans who died during 2016.

2016: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/2/2017 12:00 am

This week, for the third time, we offer a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2016's Executive Q&A features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2017.

In the Workplace 2017: 'Ban the Box' and Concerted Activity Under the NLRA

by Regina Young and John Davis 12/29/2016 06:51 am

A quick look at two important employment issues that could arise next year.

MHP Protests Lottery Pact, Wants CJRW, Ghidotti-Vines Disqualified

by Kyle Massey 12/20/2016 04:47 pm

Mangan Holcomb Partners is also challenging the awarding of a five-year $34.5 million contract to CJRW.

From the Political to the Criminal: Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

In a presidential election like no other, Donald Trump proved all the naysayers wrong.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Best & Worst of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

High times and low moments were both enjoyed by Arkansas readers in 2016.

‘He Wasn't Unkind, but He Was a Crook' - Best Quotes of 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2016.

Notable Arkansas Deaths in 2016

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

The first day of 2016 saw the death of a political giant in Arkansas, Dale Bumpers, and in April, Ray Thornton, a respected politician, jurist and educator, died.

Path Cleared for Class-action Lawsuit Against 'Thunder on the Mountain'

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Country music festival concert-goers received a legal victory last week when the Arkansas Court of Appeals found that their potential class-action lawsuit could go forward against an organizer of the canceled Thunder on the Mountain event at Mulberry Mountain near Ozark in 2015.

Bentonville Film Festival Finds Second Home on Second Street

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

The Bentonville Film Festival is moving to a new office space on Second Street.

Missouri Meltdown Costs Hogs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/19/2016 12:00 am

The second-half meltdown of the Arkansas Razorbacks at Columbia, Missouri, on Nov. 25 cost the football program scarred pride.

Beth Ward Haynie: 'She Exuded Love'

by Kyle Massey 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Known simply as Beth Ward through her 37-year career at KARK-TV and KTHV-TV in Little Rock, members of Haynie's media family pay their respects.

What a Difference A Year Makes (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 12/19/2016 12:00 am

I don't think I've ever been so eager for a year to end while simultaneously dreading the new one.

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