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Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff.

Enid Olvey Promoted at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Olvey will provide oversight to the principal gifts, planned gifts and major gifts programs and will continue to serve as a key member of the foundation leadership team.

Pair of Apartments Produce $60.6M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Affiliates of CLK Properties of Woodbury, New York, bought the 456-unit Chenal Lakes project for $38.1 million and the 256-unit Brightwaters project for $22.5 million.

Trump Budget Cuts Rattle Meals On Wheels

by Todd Traub 3/21/2017 06:03 pm

Proposed budget cuts and elimination of programs leave CareLink and other elderly care organizations expecting the worst.

The Influencers: Darrin Williams of Southern Bancorp

by George Waldon 3/20/2017 12:00 am

As CEO of Southern Bancorp, Williams, 48, oversees blending the two worlds of a for-profit lender and a nonprofit community development financial institution.

World-Class Rationalization (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/20/2017 12:00 am

One afternoon provided two exercises in compartmentalization: Richard Johns' plea agreement and the indictment of former state Sen. Jon Woods and Oren Paris III.

Arkansas Business Presents The Influencers

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders in business and education who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

ADDYs Add Up for Cranford Co.

by Kyle Massey 3/20/2017 12:00 am

Cranford Co. was the big winner again at the recent Little Rock ADDY Awards at Rock Town Distillery, including Best of Show for its Twitter “Social Events” campaign, Best of Print for CARE's “Paws on the Runway” and Best of Public Service for “Heifer Integrated Campaign.”

Chris Masingill Responds to Trump Budget, Which Would End DRA

by Lance Turner 3/16/2017 11:30 am

Delta Regional Authority Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill is responding today to President Donald Trump's budget plan, which cuts or eliminates funding for a range of agencies and organizations. Among them, the DRA, which would be eliminated entirely.

Bradbury Family Foundation Gives $300K For Free Enterprise Scholarships

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/16/2017 10:29 am

Arkansas State University announces a $300,000 gift from the Bradbury Family Foundation of Little Rock that will fund merit-based scholarships to six students each year who enroll in the new Bradbury Free Enterprise Scholars Program.

Fitz Hill Fights for Young People, Community in New Role

by Todd Traub 3/15/2017 09:15 am

Former Arkansas Baptist president Fitz Hill continues to help young African-Americans as the leader of the college's foundation.

Nominate by Friday for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2017 11:14 am

Arkansas Business is seeking nominations for its 40 Under 40 program, which recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 who excel in their profession and are leaving their mark on the Arkansas business and nonprofit community.

Disputed Contracts Place Procurement in Spotlight

by Kyle Massey 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Disputes over recent state contracts have put Republican lawmakers at odds with the Republican governor, angered potential vendors and muddied understanding on what businesses can expect from the process of awarding state work.

The Conductor, Junior Achievement to Provide K-12 Programming

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2017 09:13 am

The Conductor, a public-private partnership of the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announces a new partnership with the nonprofit Junior Achievement of Arkansas to create programming for K-12 students.

Time to Unplug? (Sonya Premeaux Commentary)

by Sonya Premeaux 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Cramming more work in a day through electronic devices may backfire.

Diamond Lewis Joins Culturally Connected Communications (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2017 12:00 am

Diamond Lewis has been hired as public relations and accounts manager at Culturally Connected Communications in Little Rock.

Johnny Cash's Footsteps Lead Tourists Back in Time to Dyess

by Kyle Massey 3/6/2017 12:00 am

The legacy of American musician Johnny Cash attracts history buffs and music fans from dozens of countries and every state to his boyhood home in the Historic Dyess Colony, the largest agricultural resettlement of the Depression-era New Deal.

Heart of Arkansas United Way Names New CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2017 02:32 pm

Heart of Arkansas United Way says Lynn Pharr, a native Arkansan with 30 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, is its new president and CEO

Tyson Foods CEO to Headline Economic Development Lunch

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 10:56 am

Tom Hayes, president and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, will headline the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation Luncheon on April 18 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

In Northwest Arkansas, Health Care Industry Building On the Boom

by Marty Cook 2/27/2017 12:00 am

The health care industry is expanding to keep up with northwest Arkansas' growing population, and it's not just construction companies that are benefiting.

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