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Conway Voters to Consider Bonds for Central Landing Street Improvements

by Lee Hogan 6/13/2014 3:33 pm

Conway voters will decide in a special election Sept. 9 whether a 1/8 cent sales tax will be rededicated to be used for special bonds to finish road work tied to the proposed Central Landing, a mixed-use redevelopment of the 151-acre municipal airport.

Conway Reimagined For $100M And Change

by George Waldon 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Tandem retail projects in Conway are poised to reshape the commercial landscape along Interstate 40. The biggest on the drawing board is Central Landing, a mixed-use redevelopment of the 151-acre municipal airport with a 750,000-SF lifestyle center.

Conway Remains a Big Piece of Arkansas Startup Puzzle

by Mark Carter 3/16/2014 11:54 pm

The biggest pieces to the Arkansas startup puzzle, of course, are located in the Fayetteville and Little Rock metros, but a growing component to the central Arkansas startup ecosystem can be found in Conway.

Conway Chamber, Development Corporation Hires New Senior VP, Counsel

by Lee Hogan 2/28/2014 11:06 am

The Conway Chamber of Commerce and Conway Development Corporation recently hired a new senior vice president and general counsel.

Hewlett-Packard Bringing New Jobs to Conway

by Luke Jones 1/13/2014 12:00 am

As part of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s growing health care services, it announced in December that it would build a regional industry development center in Conway, which would result in the hiring of 200 new employees.

Conway, Developer to Rework Airport Site As Shopping Hub by 2017

by Lance Turner 10/10/2013 8:11 am

The Conway Development Corporation and Jim Wilson Associates of Montgomery, Ala., plan to redevelop the site of the city's old airport for restaurants, retail and hotels.

Officials to Celebrate Bi-Fueling Station in Conway

by Associated Press 9/24/2013 7:04 am

State and local officials are planning a celebration of the opening of Arkansas' first bi-fueling station offering both compressed natural gas and gasoline.

THVideo: Brad Lacy on Those Surprise Layoffs at Hewlett-Packard

by Lance Turner 7/9/2013 8:48 am

Brady Lacy, president of the Conway Regional Chamber of Commerce, talks to Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News about the surprise layoffs at Hewlett-Packard and the challenges of trying to replace 500 jobs.

Update: Hewlett-Packard to Lay Off 500 in Conway

by Luke Jones and Lance Turner 7/8/2013 3:33 pm

Hewlett-Packard, the computer and information technology services company that has struggled as PC sales have declined, said Monday that it is laying off 500 people at its services center in Conway.

Conway: Arkansas’ Tech Job Magnet

by Luke Jones 4/15/2013 12:00 am

The recent movement of publicly traded Inuvo Inc. to Conway is the latest success story for the city’s active push to draw in more technology jobs.

The Conway Story (Introduction From Brad Lacy)

by Brad Lacy 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Conway is a city in the midst of a great change. Over the last decade it has gotten younger, larger, more well planned and more economically vibrant. These changes have been in the making for almost 100 years. The Conway story is one of ambition, independence and intentional growth.

City of Conway to Manage New Airport

by Kate Knable 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The city of Conway recently chose to change its municipal airport management model from the fixed-based operating agreement with a private company that the city has used in the past.

Faulkner County School Districts Excel in Statewide Benchmark Exams

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2011 12:00 am

The results are in and they are undeniable — the best public schools in central Arkansas are in Faulkner County.