Tagged: arkansas

Fort Smith Engagement: Kathleen + Griffin

by Megan Ledbetter 11/2/2017 8:16 am

Kathleen Ory and Griffin Hannah met in Denver, Colorado, but are now living and tying the knot in Fort Smith in April on Griffin's family farm.

Seasonal Getaways in Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister 12/13/2016 3:39 pm

This holiday season, pack your bag and get out of town to experience all that Arkansas has to offer during Christmastime.

Shop Proposals' Semi-Annual Sample Sale

by Lydia McAllister 6/15/2016 10:33 am

Kick off your weekend with a sample sale to remember at Proposals Boutique. The sale will run from June 17–June 25, get out and find your dream dress.

Shop The Bridal Cottage's Summer Sale

by Lydia McAllister 6/8/2016 3:02 pm

Find your dream dress this summer and save money while you're at it. The Bridal Cottage is hosting a summer of deals to cool off your wallets during these blazing hot Arkansas days.

Missy Darwin Kincaid Recognized for Walton Arts Work (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2015 12:00 am

Missy Darwin Kincaid, director of donor engagement at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, was recognized last month as Outstanding Fundraising Executive by the northwest Arkansas chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

EPA Plan to Crack Down on Coal Plant Emissions Draws Support

by Associated Press 1/18/2015 1:04 pm

A federal plan to crack down on emissions from Texas coal-fired electrical generating plants that affect visibility at national parks and wilderness areas in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas was supported by most participants at a public hearing on the issue.

Unemployment Rates Down Across Arkansas Metro Areas

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 10:13 am

Unemployment rates were considerably lower in all metropolitan areas in Arkansas in November compared to a year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday.

Total Assets Up to $64.9B, FDIC Report Finds

by Lee Hogan 12/11/2014 2:01 pm

The number of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. institutions was down three to 111 in the third quarter, but total assets were up more than $1 billion to $64.9 billion, according to a forecast of banking conditions in Arkansas by the FDIC.

FDIC Report: Arkansas Nonfarm Jobs Up in 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 12:04 pm

Total nonfarm payroll jobs were up 1.4 percent in the third quarter, compared to numbers from a year ago, according to a state profile of Arkansas released Monday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Arkansas Single-Family, Multifamily Permits Down in 3Q, FDIC Report Says

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 11:54 am

Single-family home permits and multifamily permits were both down in the third quarter, according to a state profile of Arkansas released Monday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Arvest Consumer Survey: Arkansans' Opinion of Economy Improving

by Lee Hogan 11/18/2014 9:31 am

Arkansas consumer sentiment is up slightly in Arvest Bank's most recent survey, but it's still lower than surrounding states and considerably lower than the national outlook on the economy.

Election Night: Social Media Reactions to GOP Takeover

by Lee Hogan 11/4/2014 11:46 pm

It was more than a banner night for the GOP in Arkansas. It was an historical night.

Bill Clinton Makes Last-Ditch Case for Dems in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2014 2:04 pm

Former President Bill Clinton is criticizing conservative groups targeting Democratic hopefuls in his home state as he kicks off a tour to prevent a GOP takeover in Tuesday's election in Arkansas.

GOP Outpaces Democrats in PAC, Lobbyist Donations in Arkansas

by Lee Hogan 10/31/2014 10:36 am

Republican candidates in contested races for the Arkansas Legislature continue to lead their Democratic opponents in donations from PACs and lobbyists.

The Interesting Battle over Alcohol in Arkansas

by Lee Hogan 10/24/2014 11:01 am

The Los Angeles Times offers a look at the battle being waged over Arkansas' alcohol amendment that, if approved, would make the entire state wet, and the inconceivable allies it has formed.

KUAR, PBS Look at Minimum Wage Issue in Arkansas

by Lee Hogan 10/10/2014 9:32 am

KUAR's Jacob Kauffman had an in-depth look at a minimum wage issue that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot in Arkansas, which aims to raise the state's minimum wage from its current rate, $6.25, to $8.50 by Jan. 1, 2017, in three increments.

Arguments Set This Week in Arkansas Voter ID Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/28/2014 9:34 pm

Arkansas' highest court is set to take up a case this week that could decide whether the state's voters will be required to show photo identification at the polls in the November election.

Arkansas MSAs See Declines in Unemployment Rates

by Lee Hogan 9/23/2014 3:27 pm

Unemployment rates were down in all five MSAs in Arkansas in the second quarter of 2014, according to numbers from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' latest Burgundy Book report.

Burgundy Book: Little Rock Zone's Unemployment Rate Lowest Since Great Recession

by Lee Hogan 9/23/2014 2:11 pm

The Little Rock Zone's unemployment rate is at its lowest level since the Great Recession, according to the latest numbers from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' Burgundy Books.