Northwest Arkansas

Newly Renamed Anstaff Bank Plans Growth

Newly Renamed Anstaff Bank Plans Growth

The former First National Bank of Green Forest changes its name as part of an expansion mode, moving outside of its historic base of operations with a nongeographic label in its name. Anstaff has nine branches in Carroll, Boone, Madison and Newton counties.
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Harp's Sells Flagship Grocery Store in Springdale

Harp's Food Stores Inc. of Springdale has sold its flagship store at 2894 W. Sunset Ave., which sits in front of its corporate headquarters.
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New Ownership Visits Two Fayetteville Hotels (NWA Real Deals)

Northwest Arkansas Hospitality & Lodging LLC, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Hotel Group of Little Rock, bought the Fairfield Inn at 720 E. Millsap Road for slightly more than $1.6 million. Pinnacle is the third-party management team for the Sleep Inn, which is located next to the Fairfield Inn at 728 Millsap Road.
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Phases of the Moon Music Festival Moving from Illinois to Arkansas

The organizers of the year-old Phases of the Moon Music and Art Festival say they'll move their show from Illinois to Arkansas. read more >

Stephens Sports Reporter Robbie Neiswanger Moves to Democrat-Gazette

Neiswanger will replace staff writer Chris Bahn, who shifted beats late last year to cover Wal-Mart when reporter Cyd King moved to Little Rock. King began covering development in downtown Little Rock after the departure of Jack Weatherly last fall. read more >

Judge Orders Brandon Barber to Pay $450K in Restitution

U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes orders former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber to pay $450,000 in restitution to First Federal Bank, a figure significantly less than what the U.S. Attorney's office calculated last fall. read more >

JBU Announces $125M Campaign, $5M in Donations

John Brown University of Siloam Springs on Wednesday announced about $5 million in new gifts toward a $125 million fundraising campaign the university is calling "Campaign for the Next Century: A Hope and Future." read more >

Tyson Foods Foundation, Family Donate $500K to UA's eVersity

The Tyson Foods Foundation Inc. and the Tyson family have donated $500,000 to the University of Arkansas System's online university, eVersity. read more >

Jerry Jones Gives $10.65M to University of Arkansas Athletic Department

The Jones' gift is a combination of cash to be paid over a five-year period and land donated to the Razorback Foundation. The donation will address several projects of the university's athletics department, including a 55,000-SF student-athlete center. read more >

Frank Broyles Family Wants Arkansas Law to Keep Publicity Rights

The family of legendary former Razorbacks coach Frank Broyles wants a new state law to create publicity rights allowing public figures more control over how their likenesses are used. read more >

Tyson Foods to Pay $539,000 for Spill in Southwest Missouri

Tyson Foods Inc. will pay more than $530,000 for a chemical spill that killed more than 100,000 fish and caused a southwest Missouri town's wastewater treatment system to fail, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Tuesday. read more >

Wal-Mart Launches Cash Pickup Option for Tax Refunds

Wal-Mart is launching a service allowing customers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at about 3,000 stores nationwide. read more >

Dale Asbury, Jeffrey Medlock Join Sparks Fort Smith Family Practice

Dr. Dale Asbury and Dr. Jeffrey Medlock have joined Sparks Fort Smith Family Practice. read more >

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