Northwest Arkansas

Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown This article is available only in print.

Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum Downtown
Kelly Hale Syer, executive director of Downtown Springdale, is optimistic about revitalization, along with Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse, center, and Bill Rogers, an official with the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. They are seen here on Emma Street, the backbone of the city’s Downtown Master Plan.

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown.
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Duke Replaces Duke at Capital Bank This article is available only in print.

There's a new face in the president's office at Capital Bank of Little Rock. Actually, it's pretty much like the previous face.
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First Security Fights 'Warehouse Sale' of Lauren James This article is available only in print.

The Searcy bank, which has sued Lauren James Enterprises Inc. of Fayetteville over a defaulted $338,720 loan, has asked a Washington County Circuit judge to prevent Lauren James from holding its warehouse sale scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
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Fort Smith Picks GOP Senate Nominee; Ozarks House Race Close

A state representative has won the Republican nomination for a Fort Smith Senate seat, but a House race in the Ozarks is very close. read more >

Only 2 State Races on Arkansas Primary Runoff Ballot Tuesday

Only two state races are on the ballot in Tuesday's Arkansas primary runoff, but some counties have local races. read more >

Former State Sen. Jake Files Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

Former State. Sen. Jake Files, R-Fort Smith, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Monday for wire fraud and money laundering in connection with money routed to him from the state General Improvement Fund and an unrelated charge of bank fraud. read more >

Beechwood Flood Leads to Lawsuit Against Modus Studio This article is available only in print.

A student housing developer in Dallas has filed a lawsuit against a Fayetteville architectural design firm over flooding problems at a complex in Fayetteville. read more >

Wind Resistance: Arkansas OKs Big Step for $4.5B Project This article is available only in print.

Ted Thomas has faced some tough decisions as an Arkansas utility regulator, but approving a massive $4.5 billion Oklahoma wind energy project wasn't one of them. read more >

Attention Arkansas Startups, 10X Cyber Is Only for You

There's a new kind of accelerator now, 10X Cyber Accelerator, that accepts only Arkansas companies with annual revenue of between $100,000 and $10 million. read more >

Senator A's Best Case (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Is it possible that Rusty Cranford believed he was bribing Jeremy Hutchinson for legislative actions, but Hutchinson thought he was being paid only for legal work? read more >

Prude Joins Law Group; Lindsey Added to Dupré (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Dequeshia Prude has been hired as an associate attorney at the Law Group of Northwest Arkansas LLP in Fayetteville. Melissa Lindsey has been named branch manager of Dupré Logistics' new Fayetteville office. read more >

First Security Bank Sues Lauren James for Allegedly Defaulting on Loan

First Security Bank sued women's clothing company Lauren James of Fayetteville on Thursday seeking $338,720, the unpaid balance of a $400,000 business loan. read more >

Tyson Foods Recalls Breaded Chicken Over Plastic Contamination

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Tyson Foods is recalling more than 3,000 pounds of frozen chicken following the discovery of pieces of plastic in the chicken's breading ingredients. read more >

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