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State of the South Report Cites Innovation Hub as Key to Arkansas Growth

by Mark Carter 10/22/2014 10:16 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock and its efforts to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and access to the "knowledge" economy were lauded in the just-released 2014 State of the South report from MDC.

ARK Challenge Rolls into Little Rock

by Mark Carter 8/4/2014 12:00 am

ARK 3 — the third installment of the public/private ARK Challenge startup accelerator that made a name for itself in northwest Arkansas — is underway in Fayetteville. Meanwhile, ARK 4 launches this week in Little Rock.

Tough Road for Ethics, Term Limits Item (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/27/2014 3:42 pm

A proposal to restrict lobbyists' gifts to lawmakers and loosen Arkansas' term limits was touted as a way to put major ethics reforms on the ballot. But the proposed constitutional amendment is facing growing opposition focused primarily on its term limits provisions.

Arkansas Fellowship Announces First Class, Host Companies

by Mark Carter 6/4/2014 12:21 pm

The Arkansas Fellowship is a program that matches graduating Arkansas college seniors with Arkansas host companies.

Inaugural Class of Arkansas Fellows Revealed This Week

by Mark Carter 6/2/2014 12:00 am

The inaugural class of Arkansas Fellows will be revealed Wednesday at a Governor’s Mansion reception. The new Arkansas Fellowship program pairs graduating college seniors from state schools with Arkansas-based host companies for two-year internships that will pay an annual salary of $40,000.

Fellowship Program Aims to Attract, Keep Entrepreneurial Talent

by Mark Carter 3/17/2014 1:30 pm

A new entrepreneurship program called the Arkansas Fellowship has been launched as part of an effort to keep and attract entrepreneurial talent to the state.

ARK Challenge Readies for Little Rock Expansion; Warwick Sabin to Lead

by Mark Carter 1/21/2014 9:37 am

Warwick Sabin, executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, will direct the ARK Challenge business accelerator when it expands to Little Rock this year.

Innovation Hub Announces $250K Grant From DRA

by Mark Carter 12/2/2013 2:54 pm

The nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announces a $250,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority to be used for program support and administrative operations at the planned Argenta Innovation Center.

Warwick Sabin Floats Ethics Bills for Session

by Associated Press 10/9/2013 1:07 pm

An Arkansas lawmaker is suggesting nearly a dozen changes to the state's ethics and campaign finance laws that he says could be considered if the Legislature is called back to the Capitol for a special session on teacher insurance premiums.

Oxford American Publisher Warwick Sabin to Lead Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 8/15/2013 2:23 pm

Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American magazine, says he has been named executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, a new nonprofit that's developing the Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock.

Oxford American to Bring Roseanne Cash to Its South on Main Venue

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2013 12:00 am

Warwick Sabin, publisher of the Oxford American, shared good news about a performance scheduled for November in the magazine’s recently opened restaurant and event venue, South on Main.

Anita Davis Serves as One-Woman Economic Development Agency, Brings Vision to South Main

by Jan Cottingham 8/12/2013 12:00 am

The vision embraced by developer Anita Davis, along with some hefty injections of cash, has brought new vitality to Little Rock’s SoMa neighborhood. Now all kinds of people are interested in the magic that she and others have brought to the area.

Publisher and Politician Warwick Sabin Stays on the Issues

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

In his first term as District 33 representative, Warwick Sabin was part of not only one of the longest General Assembly sessions in state history but also one of the most challenging. Plus, Sabin continued to serve as publisher of the Oxford American literary magazine.

Arkansas Lawmakers Weigh Constitutional Amendments

by Associated Press 2/14/2013 7:25 am

A package of campaign finance and ethics rules is among proposed constitutional amendments that Arkansas lawmakers will consider referring to voters during this year's legislative session.

Mary Steenburgen, President Clinton Star at Argenta Community Theater Gala Saturday

by Karen Martin 2/21/2011 9:15 am

Little Rock Soiree was there when President Bill Clinton, Mary Steenburgen, and other celebrities starred at a celebration to dedicate the newly constructed Argenta Community Theater Saturday.