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Arts Organization Gets Land Near Marshals Museum Site in Fort Smith

by Sam Hoisington 6/22/2017 02:45 pm

The Community School of the Arts, a nonprofit arts education group in Fort Smith, announced Thursday that a tract of land had been donated to the organization.

Before Signing Off, Doug Krile Reflects on Varied Broadcasting Career

by Kyle Massey 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Former anchor Doug Krile is retiring next month after seven years as executive director, determined to travel and fully recuperate from a colon cancer struggle that began two years ago.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Suspends Operations

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 01:32 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance, in an email sent to its members on Monday, announced that its board of directors voted to suspend operations effective June 2.

Ryan Watley Named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Ryan Watley has been named chief executive officer-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff.

Shabdue Joins Cline Construction Group (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Jennifer Shabdue has been promoted to assistant project manager at Cline Construction Group in North Little Rock.

Itzkowitz Leaving Goodwill; Nonprofit Seeks New CEO

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/7/2017 04:50 pm

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is launching a nationwide search to replace departing CEO and President Brian Itzkowitz, the chairman of its board of directors said. Itzkowitz was also elected chairman of the Goodwill Industries International board of directors in 2015.

TheatreSquared to Break Ground on New Theater

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2017 10:41 am

TheatreSquared Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller said Wednesday that the theater will break ground June 23 on its new permanent home.

Fort Smith Nonprofit Clinic Names New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2017 12:14 pm

The Good Samaritan Clinic in Fort Smith announces that Patti Kimbrough has been hired as its new executive director, effective immediately.

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

This week's Arkansas Business is dedicated to our 24th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young leaders of business, government and nonprofits selected by an internal committee from a field of about 400 nominations submitted by readers.

At Under 40 Forum, Young Leaders Take On 'Fractured Arkansas'

by Todd Traub 5/31/2017 10:58 am

Some of the state's top young professionals presented their findings from the second Under 40 Forum in a report to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday.

Innovation Hub Names Joel Gordon Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2017 08:40 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announces that Joel Gordon has been named as its new executive director, effective June 1.

Steve Williams Leaves Arkansas Trucking Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

After serving for more than two decades, Steve Williams of Maverick USA in North Little Rock stepped down from the board.

Modern Storage Draws $3.3M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Modern Storage Maumelle Blvd LLC, led by Keith Richardson, purchased its namesake at 9100 Maumelle Blvd. The seller is JWL I Ltd., led by William Titus.

Aromatique Founder Patti Upton Dies At 79

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/25/2017 09:57 am

Patti Upton, founder of multimillion dollar company Aromatique, died Tuesday at her home on Eden Isle in Heber Springs following a brief illness. She was 79.

DRA Plans To Spend $460K Through New Arts Initiative

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/24/2017 01:53 pm

The Delta Regional Authority on Wednesday announced its new Delta Creative Placemaking Initiative and intention to contribute nearly $460,000 to stimulate economic and community development efforts in local communities through the region's arts and culture sectors.

Tyson Foods Announces Collaboration On Conservation, Releases Report

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 03:49 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on on Monday announced its collaboration with the World Resources Institute to develop industry leading, science-based greenhouse gas and outcome-based water conservation targets for its operations and the company's supply chain.

Walton Family Foundation Awards $454.4M in Grants in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/22/2017 10:52 am

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants for K-12 education and environmental programs, home region and special projects in 2016, according to the nonprofit's annual report released on Monday.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame Inducts 10 for 2017 Class

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 10:30 am

The Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame on Friday announced ten inductees to its third class, which includes three posthumous honorees and one organization.

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