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SPONSORED: 4 Reasons Why Big River Steel Chose Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2016 12:00 am

An interview with Mark Bula, CCO of Big River Steel, who shares the essential reasons Big River Steel came to Arkansas.

Groundbreakings Planned on Major Arkansas Projects

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 9/21/2014 5:33 pm

Construction work is set to begin this week on two highly anticipated projects in Arkansas: a $1.3 billion steel mill in Osceola and the new $50 million museum in Fort Smith honoring the U.S. Marshals Service.

Indigo Oil Terminal To Bring up to 200 Jobs to Osceola

by Associated Press 4/8/2013 8:21 am

Plans for a rail-to-barge oil terminal in northeastern Arkansas could bring as many as 200 permanent jobs to the Osceola area.

Osceola Mayor Calls Big River Steel a 'Godsend'

by Mark Carter 1/29/2013 2:57 pm

The impact of the news Tuesday that a $1 billion steel mill is coming to Osceola in Mississippi County can't be overstated.

Osceola Fights Entergy on Big Payments

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2013 12:00 am

In December, Osceola filed a suit in Mississippi County Circuit Court seeking about $4 million in damages and some changes to the way Entergy Arkansas was billing the city.

Cortez Kennedy Gets 'Icing On The Cake' With Induction Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame

by 8/3/2012 10:00 am

Cortez Kennedy has been to Pro Bowls. He has a street named in his honor near the community where he grew up and learned to play football. Nothing up to this point, however, can top the recognition Kennedy will receive Saturday as he’s inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

10 of the Best Arkansas Adventures

by Amanda Hoelzeman 7/11/2011 12:00 am

No matter where in Arkansas you choose to retire or relocate, there’s a guaranteed adventure around every corner. Here, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of our favorites that run the gamut from quirky to quintessential.

Discover Arkansas: The Delta

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/11/2011 12:00 am

This geographic region runs along the entire east side of the state, most of which borders the Mississippi River. Agriculture, along with agribusiness, is the predominant industry in the Delta, with hundreds of thousands of acres of cotton, rice, soybeans, corn and wheat grown each year.

Discover Arkansas: Six Great Regions To Explore and Play

by Living in Arkansas Staff 7/26/2010 12:00 am

There is a place for everyone in Arkansas, a state with a history and culture as colorful and diverse as its physical landscape. The deep woods of the Ozark Mountains, the wide-open farmlands of the Delta, the slow pace of small-town life or the conveniences and attractions of the big city – Arkansas has it all, including an endless supply of great food, good music, festivals, fishing, hunting, hiking and other recreational activities.

Arkansas Jobs: Steady As She Goes

by Mark Carter 5/24/2010 11:03 am

The unemployment rate didn't drop last month in Arkansas. But it didn't go up either. It remained steady-as-she-goes at 7.8 percent.