Northeast Arkansas Archive

Doug Ross Named SVP, Chief Medical Officer at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Doug Ross has been promoted to senior vice president and chief medical officer for CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs.

Haag Brown Buys Center for $4.4M; Tacos 4 Life Coming To NLR

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2018 10:20 am

Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate & Development of Jonesboro purchases the shopping center adjoining the Kroger Marketplace at Chenal Parkway and Kirk Road in west Little Rock for $4.4 million.

AT&T Deploys High-Speed Internet to Rural Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/7/2018 03:24 pm

AT&T announced Tuesday that it has deployed high-speed internet service to unserved and underserved locations in parts of 40 counties serving more than 26,000 Arkansas locations as part of its FCC Connect America Fund commitment to help predominantly rural areas.

Jonesboro Restaurant Owner Charged with Human Trafficking

by Associated Press 2/7/2018 02:39 pm

A northeast Arkansas restaurant owner has been charged with human trafficking and rape.

Arkansas States University Sees New Opportunities to Advance Diversity

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 2/7/2018 02:24 pm

Maurice Gipson, on the job for three years at Arkansas State University, now has seat at the head table.

SPONSORED: Wood Sales Leadership Center Teaches Art, Science Of Selling

by 2/6/2018 02:56 pm

Rare program poised to turn out its first class of future salespeople at Arkansas State University.

New Crittenden County Hospital Delayed Until 2019

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Unexpected delays have delayed the opening of the $43 million Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden project in West Memphis.

Pharmacists: New Reimbursement Rates for Drugs Unsustainable

by Gwen Moritz and Graycen Colbert Bigger 2/1/2018 07:01 am

Pharmacists say new reimbursement rates for generic prescriptions imposed by the pharmacy benefit manager used by Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield and Ambetter are often less than the cost of the drugs.

Trucking Association Announces Technician Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 10:37 am

The Arkansas Trucking Association announced Monday that it is accepting applications for a new scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career as a medium and heavy duty truck technician.

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Appears Doomed In Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 1/29/2018 12:00 am

After putting nearly nine years and more than $100 million of investors' money into a $2.5 billion power transmission project across Oklahoma and Arkansas, the electric dream of Michael Skelly has shorted out.

Some Northeast Arkansas Cities See Record Growth in 2017

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 1/24/2018 02:45 pm

Communities in northeast Arkansas saw record growth in 2017, including sales tax revenue and employment gains across the region.

Clean Line Shelves Arkansas Plans; Delegation Steps Up Attack

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2018 01:53 pm

As Arkansas' congressional delegation stepped up its war Tuesday on a $2.5 billion wind-power transmission project, Clean Line Energy Partners has confirmed that it has shelved plans to string the controversial power line across Arkansas.

Arkansas' December Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.7 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 09:47 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent.

A-State Announces Appointment of Chief Diversity Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2018 06:54 pm

Arkansas State University announces Maurice Gipson as its first cabinet-level chief diversity officer.

A Question of Priorities (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Several widely different news reports last week came together for us to form a single question: Are upper-level education administrators paid too much?

Mohammad Abrar Alam Regarded for Biosciences Work (A-State Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Mohammad Abrar Alam, assistant professor of chemistry at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, was recently recognized by the Arkansas Biosciences Institute with its New Investigator of the Year award for 2017.

Scott Durham New Board Chairman for St. Bernards Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Scott Durham, senior vice president and branch manager for Wells Fargo Advisors in Jonesboro, is the new chairman of the board of directors of the St. Bernards Foundation

Asa Hutchinson Appoints 5 to Trustees Boards

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2018 02:16 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson names five people to university boards of trustees.

Local Retail Spending Shift Leaves Future of Malls in Question

by Graycen Colbert Bigger 1/12/2018 11:29 am

As tenants and anchor department stores disappear, shopping malls across the U.S. are being forced to close or reinvent themselves.

TB&P Announces Northeast Arkansas Publication

by Kyle Massey 1/11/2018 04:43 pm

Talk Business & Politics, Roby Brock's multimedia franchise of Arkansas business and political coverage, is set to launch a monthly tabloid newsmagazine based in Jonesboro and focused on business and political leaders in northeast Arkansas.