Northeast Arkansas Archive

Brandon Kemp Accepts Interim Position at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Brandon Kemp has been named interim associate dean of the College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and will lead the engineering programs for the 2017-18 academic year.

Physician Mallory Hurst Hired at St. Bernards Healthcare (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Mallory Hurst has joined the medical staff of St. Bernards Healthcare and is seeing patients at the new St. Bernards Dermatology Clinic in Jonesboro.

Terracon's David Hopkins Sets Sites on Solar

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

David Hopkins has almost 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and marketing, most recently as the senior principal/office manager at Terracon Consultants Inc.

Onin Goes Beyond Recruiting, Finds Homes for Peco Workers

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 9/8/2017 09:37 am

One staffing company in northeast Arkansas, Onin Staffing, is going above and beyond to find employees — and employee housing — for Peco Foods.

Miami Cancels Game at Arkansas State Over Irma Concerns

by Associated Press 9/6/2017 11:38 am

No. 16 Miami's game at Arkansas State on Saturday has been cancelled over concerns about Hurricane Irma, a powerful Category 5 storm that forecasters believe will affect Florida this weekend.

Business World Names Stephen Carlisle CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:35 am

Business World of Little Rock, an office equipment and digital solutions consultancy, on Wednesday named Stephen Carlisle its new CEO.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Longtime Former Jonesboro Mayor Hubert Brodell Dies at 88

by Associated Press 8/30/2017 03:40 pm

Longtime former Jonesboro Mayor Hubert Brodell has died at age 88.

Arkansas Home Sales, Prices Increased in July

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/30/2017 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday that both home sales and the average price of homes sold increased in July.

Luxury Student Housing Comes Online In Jonesboro

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 8/30/2017 11:48 am

As college enrollment rates continue to rise in the United States, universities are forced to be more competitive to attract students with amenities common to all-inclusive resorts.

Arkansas' Teacher Pipeline Running Low

by Marty Cook 8/28/2017 12:00 am

You don't have to be a math teacher to know that the number of Arkansans interested in becoming teachers has declined sharply in recent years.

ASU Convention Center Doubts Grow

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 12:00 am

A Jonesboro convention center developer now says he needs financial support from the Jonesboro A&P Commission to continue with his plans for a project on the Arkansas State University campus.

Jeff Hart Promoted to VP at E.C. Barton (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Jeff Hart has been named vice president for purchasing at E.C. Barton & Co. of Jonesboro. The

Update: Arvest to Buy Bear State Bank in $391M All-Cash Deal

by Gwen Moritz and Lance Turner 8/22/2017 09:12 am

Arvest Bank will acquire Bear State Bank in an all-cash transaction valued at about $391 million, or $10.28 per share of Bear State common stock.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 10:44 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments to state boards and commissions.

Watchdog Journalism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/21/2017 12:00 am

For some strange reason, there are administrators who seem uneasy at the prospect of their ultimate employers knowing just how much they are being paid and how quickly the costs of their particular positions have grown.

Arkansas Health Department Posts Restaurant Inspections Online

by Jan Cottingham 8/21/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Health Department earlier this month began posting restaurant inspection reports on its website, making reports on about 15,000 retail food establishments throughout the state publicly available.

The Influencers: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

by Kyle Massey 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Tom Cotton inspires strong passions as Arkansas' junior senator, a dogged believer who rose from the family farm in Dardanelle to success at Harvard and Harvard Law, a Bronze Star in Afghanistan and national recognition as a young conservative firebrand.

The Influencers: Tom Schueck of Lexicon Inc.

by George Waldon 8/21/2017 12:00 am

After building Schueck Steel into a family of companies under the Lexicon corporate banner, Tom Schueck has developed a secondary career of sorts.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

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