Tagged: saline county

18 Conditional Permits Granted for Liquor Stores in Saline County

by Alexis Crowe 8/20/2015 10:53 am

Eighteen individuals received Wednesday conditional permits for liquor store licenses in Saline County from the Arkansas Department of Finance & Administration’s Alcoholic Beverage Control department.

Arkansas Realtors: May Home Sales Up 10 Percent

by Alexis Crowe 7/14/2015 9:54 am

Home sales in Arkansas increased by more than 10 percent while the average price of those homes sold increased by more than three percent in May

Beer, Wine Permits Soon To Be Served in Saline, Columbia Counties

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

With voter approval Nov. 4 of alcohol sales in Saline and Columbia counties, retailers have been lining up for permits.

The People Have Spoken, So Let Them Speak (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Last Tuesday, Saline County became the seventh county in Arkansas to switch from “dry” to “wet” under the onerous law that requires proponents to collect signatures from 38 percent of registered voters just to get the referendum on the ballot.

Jay Bradford Worries Lloyd's Challenge Could Create Crisis

by Mark Friedman 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford says Lloyd’s of London underwriters are approved to sell insurance in Arkansas. But a lawsuit filed last year keeps moving forward, and Bradford says he’s worried that it could create a crisis in the Arkansas insurance market.

State Supreme Court Remands Alcohol Question

by Arkansas Business Staff and The Associated Press 10/31/2014 5:32 pm

A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court has sent a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in Saline County back to circuit court to determine if there are enough valid signatures to put the question on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Our Community, Our Dollars Files Appeal Over Saline County Alcohol Vote

by Lee Hogan 9/8/2014 4:25 pm

A local option ballot question committee, funded by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Kum & Go of West Des Moines, Iowa, appeals to the Arkansas Supreme Court seeking to allow Saline County residents to vote on legalizing retail alcohol sales.

Our Community, Our Dollars Ends Efforts in Faulkner, Craighead Counties

by Lee Hogan 7/31/2014 6:50 pm

Our Community, Our Dollars says it will turn all its efforts for the legalization of retail alcohol sales to Saline County, and end its efforts in Faulkner and Craighead counties.

Wet County Ballot Initiative Sprouts Up in Saline, Craighead Counties

by Lee Hogan 5/5/2014 4:26 pm

Residents in Saline and Craighead counties will soon have the opportunity to sign a petition that would allow voters, on the November ballot, to decide whether retail alcohol sales should be allowed in those counties.

Saline County Single Parents Helped by Special Scholarship Fund

by Julie Mayberry 5/1/2012 12:00 am

Kim Wolfe knows first-hand how one Saline County organization can change someone’s life. She is a beneficiary of the “Single Parent Scholarship Fund” offered through the Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC).Wolfe says there are other barriers to getting an education other than the cost of tuition.

Eagle Watchers

by Tre Baker 4/15/2011 8:59 am

Apparently, Bald Eagles don't have the sense to draw the blinds.

Upward Basketball Going Strong in Saline County

by Julie Mayberry 3/1/2011 12:00 am

Numerous churches in Saline County offer Upward Sports League basketball programs.

New Saline County Moms Share Tips, Advice

by Julie Mayberry 2/1/2011 12:00 am

East Union Missionary Baptist women share experiences from their life as new mothers.

Bryant: Booming Bedroom Community

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2010 12:00 am

Named one of the Best Affordable Suburbs in America by BusinessWeek in 2010, Bryant is just six miles south of the Little Rock city limit and home to roughly 18,000 people. That nearness to the capital makes Bryant a bedroom community of sorts, but plenty of other reasons account for its 50 percent growth rate since the last census.

Benton: City With a Heart

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2010 12:00 am

The hub of Saline County is a fast-growing, close-knit community.

Joe Nichols To Perform at Clear Channel Metroplex Tonight

by Karen Martin 7/7/2010 3:22 am

Country music star and Arkansas native will perform at 7 p.m. today ( July 7) at Clear Channel Metroplex in a benefit to rebuild the East End community fire department destroyed in a May tornado.

The Heart of Saline County: All About The City of Benton

by Central Arkansas Newcomers Guide Staff 10/1/2008 12:00 am

Just 30 miles southeast of Little Rock, Benton is enjoying tremendous growth. With a recent interstate expansion complete, the drive time to downtown Little Rock during rush hour has gone to about 22 minutes.