Tagged: main street arkansas

Cathy Cunningham: Community Advocate

by Lydia McAllister 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Historic preservationist … past or current member of several boards and commissions including chair of the Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council and founding board member of the Arkansas Main Street Program … first female board member of Arkansas Power & Light (Entergy Arkansas) … Chairman of the development committee of the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Delta … As Community Development Consultant with Southern Bancorp Community Partners and chair of the Helena Advertising & Promotion Commission, Cunningham led the development and implementation of the Civil War Helena project.

Main Street Arkansas Awards Announced

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2014 8:50 am

People and projects in 10 Arkansas cities have been named recipients of Main Street Arkansas awards, the organization announced Thursday.

Paragould's 'One and Only' Downtown Springs Alive (Main Street Preservation | Winner, 20,000+)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Main Street Paragould, a nonprofit incorporation, aids the growth of Paragould’s burgeoning downtown district by assisting investors with opening new businesses, promoting those businesses, acting as a conduit between the local government and private investors, networking with other Main Street programs and even helping put on a zombie parade.

Greg Philips Takes Over Main Street Arkansas Services (Super Mover)

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

In his new role, Greg Phillips will be responsible for overseeing the services of the Main Street Arkansas program, which helps create economic development in the state’s downtown areas through design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Greg Phillips Named Director of Main Street Arkansas

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 1:18 pm

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program says Greg Phillips, a 15-year veteran of the Main Street Arkansas downtown development program, has been named the new director of Main Street Arkansas.

In Walmart's Shadow: How the Other Half Lives

by Luke Jones 7/2/2012 12:00 am

How do modern mom-and-pop shops compete with Wal-Mart? Simple: They don’t. They find a niche, some foothold outside the behemoth’s path.

Main Street Arkansas Awards Recognize Local Efforts

by Karen Martin 1/17/2012 5:21 am

Thirteen Arkansas communities recently received Main Street Arkansas awards, presented biannually to recognize outstanding achievements by individuals, organizations and communities in helping to revitalize their downtown areas.

El Dorado Preserves Its Historic Downtown

by Jason Wiest 2/21/2011 12:00 am

El Dorado has transformed its downtown into a well-designed, vibrant community. Two years ago, it won the Great American Main Street award, the Oscar of downtown revitalization. And the city is reaping the benefits.