Northeast Arkansas

Williams Baptist College Gets $2.9M from Toney Estate
Clifford Toney

Williams Baptist College Gets $2.9M from Toney Estate

Williams Baptist College of Walnut Ridge receives $2.9 million from the estate of Jonesboro businessman Clifford Toney.
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Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Says Osteopathic School Will Fill Physician Shortages in Delta

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee is the vice president for health sciences and medical affairs and site dean at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
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U.S. Pizza Co. Welcomes 2017 With Growth

U.S. Pizza, which officially became a franchising company last February, will open a location in Jonesboro this summer and see its first out-of-state location, a franchise in Texarkana, Texas.
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St. Bernards Adds Timothy Dow to Trumann Clinic (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Timothy Dow has joined St. Bernards First Care Clinic-Trumann as a family practice physician.
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2016: The Year in Executive Q&A

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Conservation Projects Awarded $8.3M in Grants

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Stock Worth $2.24M Buys Little River Bank

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