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The Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2012: Making History

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

The Razorbacks' awful year. Wal-Mart under scrutiny. The GOP takes control. Dillard's, Murphy and growing banks. Arkansas Business takes its annual look at the most important business stories in Arkansas that took place during 2012.

Home BancShares Declares Extra Dividend, Completes $1.4 Million Premier Bank Deal

by Lance Turner 12/1/2012 9:30 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway declares an extra dividend and completes its $1.4 million purchase of Premier Bank of Tallahassee, Fla., first announced in August.

Arvest Controls 12 Percent of Arkansas Bank Deposits

by Gwen Moritz 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville controlled 12 percent of statewide bank deposits as of June 30, stretching out its lead over No. 2 Regions Bank.

Johnny Allison on Centennial Bank’s Acquisition March Through Florida

by George Waldon 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Johnny Allison, chairman and founder of Centennial’s parent company, Home BancShares Inc., talks about the banks being bought up in the Southeast.

With Security Up, Bank Robberies Down to 10-Year Low in Arkansas

by Kate Knable 11/5/2012 12:00 am

According to data from the FBI, there were only 28 bank robberies in Arkansas in both 2010 and 2011, the lowest level in a decade. That number is down from a high of 58 in 2007.

Centennial, Bank of Ozarks See Gold in Southeastern Expansion

by George Waldon 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Southeastern moves have taken two of the largest banks in Arkansas to new heights. Largely fueled by FDIC-assisted transactions, Conway’s Centennial Bank and Little Rock’s Bank of the Ozarks have carved out sizable expansions in Florida and Georgia.

Centennial Bank Buys Heritage Bank of Florida In FDIC-Assisted Deal

by Lance Turner 11/2/2012 5:21 pm

Centennial Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, said Friday that it has acquired all the deposits and substantially all the assets of Heritage Bank of Florida.