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Acadia Healthcare Building $24M Behavioral Health Hospital in Conway

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/21/2016 12:54 pm

Acadia Healthcare broke ground Oct. 6 on a $24 million, 65,000-SF behavioral health hospital in Conway.

Mainstream Technologies Adds Conway Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2016 8:47 am

Information technology services firm Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock on Thursday announced plans to open a second location in downtown Conway that will initially have 15 employees.

Insight Enterprises Takes on HPE Employees in Conway

by Sarah Campbell and Lance Turner 8/2/2016 11:48 am

Insight Enterprises Inc. of Tempe, Arizona, says it has hired 175 Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees and set up shop with HPE in the Meadows Office and Technology Park in Conway.

Conway Retail, Tech Startups Joust in Entrepreneurial Climate

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

It’s hard to say which emerging segment of Conway’s entrepreneurial community best typifies the city’s economic development, retail or tech start-ups. City leaders aren’t complaining either way.

Economic Development Spurs Conway’s Ongoing Reinvention

by Dwain Hebda 5/18/2016 12:00 am

Conway has had an impressive run over the past couple of decades, from downtown redevelopment to luring national and international companies to addressing tourism and neighborhood infill.

Real Estate, Infrastructure Continue Growth, Improvement in Conway

by Alexis Crowe 5/17/2016 4:43 pm

Millions of dollars have been invested in improving Conway infrastructure and adding retail destinations to the growing city and, according to panelists at the first Outlook Conway conference on Tuesday, the development isn't slowing.

Arkansas Cities Push Back Against Laws Cast As Anti-Gay

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/21/2015 6:55 am

After the state faced widespread backlash over measures critics cast as anti-gay, several Arkansas cities worried about the economic fallout are challenging the new laws by expanding their anti-discrimination protections.

Conway Builders Enjoying Boom as City Expands

by Sean Beherec 3/23/2015 12:00 am

The city of Conway is on the verge — if it hasn’t reached it yet — of a boom in commercial real estate availability. Just up Interstate 40 from Little Rock, the city has been the host of several recent development projects and is set to begin more in the coming years.

Officials to Celebrate Bi-Fueling Station in Conway

by Associated Press 9/24/2013 7:04 am

State and local officials are planning a celebration of the opening of Arkansas' first bi-fueling station offering both compressed natural gas and gasoline.

Conway Mayor Tab Townsell Says He Won't Seek 6th Term

by Associated Press 6/13/2013 11:41 am

Conway Mayor Tab Townsell says he won't be seeking a sixth term in office. Townsell was re-elected in 2012 and has three years left in his term. But he tells the Log Cabin Democrat that he's ready for "anything that might present itself."

Conway Council Considers Purchase Of Scrap Yard Site

by Jordan King 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The Conway City Council recently signaled its interest in buying the 1.23-acre site of the Conway Scrap Metal Yard at 1110 Spencer St., despite a number of environmental concerns.

Conway Replaces Architects For New Airport Terminal

by Kate Knable 2/18/2013 12:00 am

The Conway City Council on Tuesday approved Rik Sowell Architects of Conway as the architect for the terminal. The city dropped Architectural Alliance of Minneapolis as project architect in favor of the local company to “expedite the design and conceptual construction plan,” Mayor Tab Townsell said.

Conway Alters City Pay Scale; Lawsuit Ongoing

by Kate Knable 1/21/2013 12:00 am

City of Conway employees began 2013 with a new pay-scale system. The change, which the Conway City Council approved in December, does “not really” have to do with a pay scale-related lawsuit against the city, according to Mayor Tab Townsell.

Conway Comes Full Circle While Helping Environment

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2012 12:00 am

Conway keeps finding ways to go green. The city was recognized last year by Arkansas Business as a City of Distinction for the automation of its recycling program. This year, in a testament to not resting on its laurels, the Faulkner County seat is being recognized again.

City of Conway to Manage New Airport

by Kate Knable 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The city of Conway recently chose to change its municipal airport management model from the fixed-based operating agreement with a private company that the city has used in the past.

$6 Million Highway Project Progresses in Conway

by Kate Knable 11/19/2012 12:00 am

The Conway City Council on Wednesday approved a proposed route for extending Arkansas Highway 25, agreeing on the Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department’s forward progress on the approximately $6 million project.

From the Mayor: Tab Townsell

by Tab Townsell 11/21/2011 12:00 am

Welcome to Conway, truly a once and future city. At this time, Conway is one of the best places in the United States to live, work and play. Led by the advent of Hewlett-Packard and Southwestern Energy, Conway’s economy is strong and growing, whether considering employment, retail and restaurant sales, or any number of metrics.

Conway Will Host National Youth Basketball Tourney in July

by Jim Harris 12/16/2010 5:01 pm

Conway has been selected as the host city for the HoopPlayUSA.com National tournament, the Conway Development Corp said Thursday. Up to 200 teams from around the country will come to Conway July 21-24, 2011, and play a guaranteed five-game tournament at multiple locations throughout the city.