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Russellville Alderwoman Freddie Harris Questions Development Funds

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Since fall, Russellville Alderwoman Freddie Harris has been raising questions about how tax money is being spent at the Arkansas Valley Alliance for Economic Development Inc.

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge’s ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state.

Simmons First Sues Mountain Pure for Defaulting on $16.5M in Loans

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2014 4:17 pm

Simmons First National Bank has sued Mountain Pure and its owner, John B. Stacks, for defaulting on $16.5 million worth of loans. Meanwhile, Stacks is launching a website to offer his take on events surrounding his indictment in separate case.

Decade-long Dispute Over Eden Isle Development Could End in Pulaski County Court

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

After almost a decade, a legal dispute between two real estate developers in Heber Springs is still playing out, and this week a court hearing will determine whether or not the battle will continue.