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Doctors, Lawyers and Lauren James Big Online Draws in 2018

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A March 19 follow-up to a Whispers column item about the firing of CARTI'S highest-paid oncologist was the most-read story of the year on ArkansasBusiness.com. The Whisper item itself, which was published just hours earlier, was a close second.

Christmas 2018 by the Numbers

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Holiday figures for the shopping season show slight bumps over last year.

Dave's Place Marks 25 Years In Heart of Little Rock

by Jan Cottingham 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Restaurateur David Williams has seen a lot of change in downtown Little Rock since he opened Dave's Place on Dec. 20, 1993. And yet in the notoriously difficult restaurant business, Dave's Place has reached its 25th anniversary.

Forming the Coaching Habit in 2019 (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 12/24/2018 12:00 am

Somewhere between telling your direct reports what to do and taking the action item yourself is the territory of the leader as coach.

Arkansas Business Year in Review: Notable Deaths in 2018

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2018 12:00 am

The notable Arkansans, former and current, who died in 2018 ranged from business owners to newspaper publishers to educators to philanthropists.

Northwest Hills Hosts $7 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/24/2018 12:00 am

A suburban Chicago company purchased the 35-year-old, 128-unit apartment project from an affiliate of Maxus Properties of North Kansas City, Missouri.

Ozark Foothills Selected for $2.7M Economic Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2018 03:45 pm

´╗┐The Ozark Foothills region of Sharp, Fulton and Izard Counties has been selected for a multi-state pilot program designed to build up rural economies.

CareLink Adds 4 to Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/20/2018 10:33 am

CareLink of North Little Rock has added two members to its board. Two others are returning to serve for the nonprofit, effective Jan. 1.

Bill Holmes, Former Bankers Association CEO, Dies at 69

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/18/2018 03:36 pm

William R. "Bill" Holmes, who was president and CEO of the Arkansas Bankers Association for almost seven years until ill health forced his retirement this fall, died Monday at his home in Little Rock.

The Definition of Investment (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/17/2018 12:00 am

There are investments that are worth using the awesome power of taxation, and we think the United States Marshals Museum in Fort Smith is in that category.

Montgomery Moved to Manager Spot at ARORA (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2018 12:00 am

Angela Montgomery has been named manager of tissue recovery at the Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency in Little Rock.

ARA Names Six Researchers To Fellows Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2018 06:44 am

Six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows were named Thursday during a news conference at the state capitol with Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

UAMS Names Shannon Fleming Development Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2018 10:09 am

Shannon Fleming has been named executive director of development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

State's 2 Cannabis Associations Merge

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2018 11:23 am

The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association (ACIA) and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association have merged.

Conway Hospital Rivalry Goes Before Lawmakers

by Mark Friedman 12/10/2018 12:00 am

State lawmakers are scheduled to resume their inquiry into the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' contract to provide emergency room and orthopedic services at Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

Ready for the Minimum Wage Hike? (Trey Cooper Commentary)

by Trey Cooper 12/10/2018 12:00 am

Becoming more efficient may be helpful to employers in absorbing the initial shock of the increased minimum wage.

Hogs Without Pigskins Get Upgrades

by Marty Cook 12/10/2018 12:00 am

About $50M in facilities are in the works for track athletes and baseball at the University of Arkansas. Among them: a $15 million and $20 million makeover of the Tyson Indoor Track Complex.

Red Lobster Serves Up $4.2M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/10/2018 12:00 am

A New York company bought the 7,594-SF restaurant in west Little Rock from an affiliate of American Realty Capital Properties Inc. of Phoenix.

Arkansas Heart Hospital Experts Pumping Up Prevention

by Mark Friedman 12/10/2018 12:00 am

As the Arkansas Heart Hospital of Little Rock builds its $77 million hospital in Bryant, it also is working to keep patients out of the hospital.

A Surrender of Oversight (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/10/2018 12:00 am

The story about the mental health services provider that ripped off both taxpayers and the mentally ill reveals what happens when bureaucrats and lawmakers surrender their oversight duties to highly conflicted parties.