Tagged: john george

Demand, OREO Sales Power Commercial Market Gains in Rogers

by George Waldon 10/7/2013 12:00 am

Resurging demand coupled with the paring of an Illinois lender’s OREO portfolio are helping push commercial activity in the heart of Benton County’s fabled Billion-Dollar Mile. Office and retail sectors are seeing positive trends and more dormant OREO sells in northwest Arkansas.

Razorbacks' John George Honored for 500th Game as PA Announcer

by Chris Bahn 12/2/2010 9:21 am

Arkansas public address announcer John George was honored for calling his 500th game on Wednesday. George was recognized at halftime of the Razorbacks' 84-74 victory over Oklahoma. Below is an excerpt from our January 2009 Best Seat in the House Q&A with George, who counts comedy great George Carlin among his biggest influences. George’s biggest thrill as a PA man? Calling the 1994 national title game inside Bud Walton Arena for 12,000-plus fans who showed up to watch the game on the venue’s big screen.