Northwest Arkansas

Former Razorback, His Career Ended by Injury, Sues Insurer

Former Razorback, His Career Ended by Injury, Sues Insurer

Former Arkansas Razorback Rawleigh Williams III thought a $1 million sports disability insurance policy would protect him financially if an injury derailed what promised to be a lucrative pro football career.
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UA System Appoints Interim UAFS Chancellor

The University of Arkansas System announced Thursday the appointment of Edward Serna as interim chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.
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Walmart Raises Outlook As Sales Spike in Stores, Online

Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter and registering the strongest same-store sales growth in a decade. Sales at existing stores jumped 4.5 percent and e-commerce sales grew 40 percent.
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UA Engineering Professor Gets $3.4M Grant

Yue Zhao, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas, has received $3.4 million to advance power electronics research on the nation's electric grid. read more >

Tyson Foods to Buy Keystone for $2.16B Cash

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale announced Monday that it will buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods of São Paulo, Brazil, for $2.16 billion in cash. read more >

Farm Owners Say They Were 'Hoodwinked' Over Convoluted Loan Process This article is available only in print.

A Springdale couple is suing the buyers, the real estate agent and the bank involved in the sale of their chicken farm, saying they were “hoodwinked” in the convoluted process. read more >

UA Professor, Startup Work to Cleanse the World's Water This article is available only in print.

Life comes down to water, and Lauren Greenlee is working on a project she hopes will one day make the world's water supply much cleaner. read more >

Doug Penner Takes Over as COO at Mercy Clinic (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Doug Penner has been named chief operating officer of Mercy Clinic Northwest Arkansas in Rogers, a position he started on July 30. read more >

America's Car-Mart Quarterly Revenue, Income Up

America's Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville on Thursday reported sizable increases in revenue and income for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019. read more >

Medical Office Building in NWA Sold For $8.6M

Willow Creek, a medical office building in the northwest Arkansas town of Johnson, was sold this week for $8.6 million to 5501 Springdale Properties LLC of Florida. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Funeral Industry Board

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces his eight appointees to the new state Board of Embalmers, Funeral Directors, Cemeteries and Burial Services, which assumed oversight of the funeral industry on July 1. read more >

Alter Trading Corp. Buys Tenenbaum Recycling Group Assets

Alter Trading Corp. of St. Louis agrees to purchase all the assets of Tenenbaum Recycling Group of Little Rock. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Has Covered Parking Deck

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport has opened its $35 million covered parking deck. read more >

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