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Welcome to Metro Little Rock: 15 Great Neighborhoods & Cities You'll Love

by Metro Little Rock Guide Staff 9/29/2016 12:24 am

While Little Rock is the region’s anchor and the largest in population, it’s one of nine different cities in the metro that offers its residents affordable housing, excellent career opportunities, quality health care and education, convenience, beauty and more.

Outstanding Education: All About Central Arkansas Public, Private Schools

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:16 am

From elementary to college, students in central Arkansas have a variety of choices for their education. Private and parochial schools are abundant, and three public school districts in the Little Rock area offer a rigorous curriculum.

Conway's Stoby's to Rebuild After Fire

by Jan Cottingham 3/22/2016 3:13 pm

The owners of Stoby's Restaurant, a fixture on the Conway restaurant scene since 1980, plan — at least as of Tuesday morning — to raze the building, heavily damaged by fire on Saturday, and rebuild at the same site.

Welcome to Metro Little Rock: Conway

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/28/2015 12:15 am

Home to the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College and Central Baptist College, it’s no wonder Conway – with around 60,000 residents – has been dubbed the “City of Colleges.” It’s also a city of scenic lakes and parks, cultural prolificacy and thriving business with a growing technology sector. These factors entice many of the local college graduates to stay. In fact, 40 percent of Conway’s adults have a post-secondary degree, giving Conway a unique advantage in economic development.

Brad Teague Joins Conway Corporation Board of Directions

by Alexis Hosticka 6/16/2015 9:33 am

The Conway Corporation Board of Directors selected Brad Teague, the University of Central Arkansas athletic director, to serve a seven-year term with the board, which began on May 8, 2015.

Arkansas Engagement: Brittany Price & Adam Hargis

by Jess Ardrey 2/6/2015 8:45 am

East End native Brittany Price recently got engaged to Adam Hargis of Conway. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, June 27, at the Argenta United Methodist Church in North Little Rock.

Krispy Kreme Opens in Conway, Plans Pastries 'Round the Clock

by Lee Hogan 12/18/2014 1:49 pm

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has officially opened in Conway, and its owner is expecting big demand for its doughnuts.

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

by Lee Hogan 12/9/2014 10:27 am

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings.

Arkansas Engagement: Ashliegh Henard & Cody Goff

by Jess Ardrey 12/1/2014 3:50 pm

Conway's Ashleigh Henard and Vilonia native Cody Goff are engaged to be married Friday, February 21, 2015, at the Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.

Conway Voters Approve Bond Rededication for Street Improvements

by Lee Hogan 9/10/2014 9:56 am

With more than 75 percent of the vote on each question, Conway voters approved the rededication of a 1/8-cent sales tax for various road projects, including two tied to a proposed shopping and lifestyle center.

Voting Underway in Conway Bond Rededication Special Election

by Lee Hogan 9/4/2014 7:21 am

Early voting in a Sept. 9 special election is underway in Conway, with voters considering whether to rededicate a 1/8-cent sales tax for various road projects, including two tied to a large retail development.

Metroplan Study: Financial Commitment Key to Conway-LR Bus Service

by Lee Hogan 7/14/2014 11:02 am

A feasibility study released by Metroplan on an express bus service between Conway and Little Rock found that capital costs, funding sources and operating responsibility would be obstacles in the implementation of the route.

Conway's Second Chick-fil-A Opens Thursday

by Lee Hogan 7/10/2014 8:22 pm

After 10 years with only one location, Conway's second Chick-fil-A opens Thursday at 2510 Prince St. The restaurant will employ 60 workers, and have seating for 139 patrons indoors and another 40 outside.

Baptist Health Breaks Ground on Conway Hospital

by Lee Hogan 7/7/2014 2:50 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock broke ground Monday on a 216,000-SF, 96-bed hospital in Conway. The facility is expected to open in 2016. The entire project is estimated to cost about $130 million. The hospital is expected to open in 2016 and employ about 425 workers.

Arkansas Bride: Joanna Lowery of Maumelle

by Lauren James 6/18/2014 12:00 pm

Maumelle resident Joanna Lowery married Mason Seelinger of North Little Rock on April 26 at Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock.

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.

Krispy Kreme Conway Developer Wants More Arkansas Locations

by Lee Hogan 6/5/2014 1:03 pm

Trentlaw LLC, which is building Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Conway, wants to bring the shop to other markets in Arkansas.

Douglas Cos. Sister Firm Buys IC Bus Property for $1.8M

by Lee Hogan 5/19/2014 4:25 pm

Diamond State LLC, a sister company of Douglas Cos. in Conway, has purchased 17.5 acres of land from school bus manufacturer, IC Bus LLC, for $1.8 million.

Arkansas Engagement: Kori Loetscher & Blake Sisson of Conway

by Lauren James 5/19/2014 11:00 am

Kori Loetscher and Blake Sisson of Conway will wed July 25, 2014 at New Life Church in Conway.

$30M Airport Intended to Spur Conway Economy

by Luke Jones 5/19/2014 12:00 am

Conway officials say the $30 million airport project will bring economic development to the city by attracting corporate customers, and it will solve serious safety issues present at the current site.