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Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

Schwyhart Meltdown Followed Hunt's Exit

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

Thirteen years ago, word began leaking out that one of the most dynamic commercial development partnerships in fast-growing northwest Arkansas was breaking up. read more >

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

Koppers to Invest $23M in NLR Plant Expansion

Transportation

Quick collaboration among state and local economic developers helped persuade Koppers Holdings Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to retain its North Little Rock plant and invest at least $23 million to expand it over the next two years. read more >

Lithium Project  in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

Lithium Project in El Dorado Defies Pandemic

Health CareTechnology & TelecomCover Story

After six months locked down in Canada, Robert Mintak is itching to fly south to see firsthand how Standard Lithium Ltd.'s pilot plant is doing drawing lithium from Arkansas' underground brine. read more >

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

Whispers

Joseph Byrd, the new Quapaw Nation business chairman, has not responded to repeated requests for comment. And he's been equally silent with local and state officials on how plans for an Oct. 1 grand opening are proceeding for the 80,000-SF Saracen Casino Resort gaming floor. read more >

Windstream Adjusts Workforce

Windstream Adjusts Workforce

WhispersTechnology & Telecom

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock will emerge from bankruptcy as a private company any day now. That transformation will affect the company's 11,000 employees in different ways. read more >

Chenal Kum & Go Sold for $5.9M

Chenal Kum & Go Sold for $5.9M

WhispersHealth Care

Convenience stores in west Little Rock and Benton, acreage in eastern Faulkner County, residential lots in northern Lonoke County and a PT development in Conway provide the week's assembly of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Old World Getting New Orbit, Slowly

Old World Getting New Orbit, Slowly

Outtakes

It's been a year since local investors bought and revived the Helena World, and Andrew Bagley, one of the new owners, reports that he is serving as editor as the weekly perseveres through the coronavirus crisis. read more >