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Jonesboro Teen Creates Nonprofit to Help Foster Children

by Sarah Morris, The Jonesboro Sun 1/2/2017 06:18 am

Jackson Carter quickly knew he wanted to help after his father, former legislator Davy Carter, told him there were foster children who used plastic bags to carry the few personal belongings they had when they moved.

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.

Pay to Rise for Millions as 19 States Increase Minimum Wage

by Associated Press 12/30/2016 07:23 am

It will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Nineteen states, including New York and California, will ring in the year with an increase in the minimum wage.

Crystal Bridges Getting a Massive Geodesic Dome with 61 Glass Eyes

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/29/2016 11:55 am

A massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes is coming to Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

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.

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.

Dickens: Relevant 173 Years Later (Editorial)

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

If you have the luxury of Abundance, perhaps you'll take time to remember — “at this festive season of the year”— the many who feel keen Want, even in this great and generous nation.

Sun Paper, McFadden Stories Grab Online Attention in 2016

by Lance Turner 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Stories about major new economic development projects and new jobs are reliable online traffic drivers, but stories about prominent Arkansas figures or how other people's money is spent drove clicks at ArkansasBusiness.com.

Christmas by the Numbers

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

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

How to Engage in Smart Giving (Jennifer Bell Expert Advice)

by Jennifer Bell 12/19/2016 12:00 am

Charitable donations are a tax benefit often overlooked, but they can provide significant tax savings if done correctly. As an accountant, I love the idea of indulging my philanthropic heart while reducing my own taxable income.

Pulaski Tech Foundation Appoints New Board Chairman (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dan Oberste has been appointed chairman of the board of the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, and Oscar David Washington Jr. is the board's newest member.

Big River Steel Sells First Coil, Commissions Two Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2016 09:39 am

Big River Steel says operations have begun in its melt shop and hot mill, the next step in a phased start-up of the $1.3 billion plant near Osceola.

Jones Center Gets $290K Walmart Foundation Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2016 10:05 am

The Jones Center in Springdale gets a $290,000 Walmart Foundation grant to continue its programs and services.

Oxford American Awarded $25K Art Works Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/14/2016 09:40 am

The Oxford American of Little Rock gets a $25,000 National Endowment for the Arts "Art Works" grant.

Southern Bancorp Community Partners Gets $2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/13/2016 04:06 pm

Southern Bancorp Community Partners gets $2 million — the maximum available under the Financial Assistance program of the U.S. Treasury's Community Development Financial Institution Fund.

Dr. Stavros Manolagas Receives Award for VA Work (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dr. Stavros Manolagas has been named the 2016 recipient of the Veterans Administration Biomedical Laboratory Research & Development Service's highest honor, the William S. Middleton Award.

Arkansas School for Math, Science & Arts Gets $300K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2016 04:20 pm

The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts in Hot Springs gets a $300,000 grant from the Oaklawn Foundation for construction of a $4.5 million, 20,000-SF Creativity and Innovation Complex.

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