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Farmers Electric Gets Its Day In the Sun With TPI-Built Array
Leslie Fowler of Quail Forever was on hand as Farmers Electric Cooperative dedicated its new solar power array Tuesday in Newport. The quail preservation group is a partner in making the site wildlife-friendly.

Farmers Electric Gets Its Day In the Sun With TPI-Built Array

by Kyle Massey – 1 week ago

Today's Power Inc. of Little Rock dedicated another small utility-scale solar installation Tuesday, this one for Farmers Electric Cooperative of Newport.


Pulaski, Washington Counties Plan Solar Savings for Taxpayers

Pulaski, Washington Counties Plan Solar Savings for Taxpayers

After four years of looking at options, Pulaski County has put solar power "squarely in the pipeline" with a bid proposal for building a multimillion-dollar sun farm on county property, a project expected to save taxpayers 25-35% on an electric bill that once ran $1.2 million a year. read more >

Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M

Sherwood Wendy's Sold for $1.9M

Restaurants & FoodWhispers

A fast-food eatery in Sherwood, a postal project in west Little Rock's Otter Creek neighborhood, a warehouse property in North Little Rock and a home in the Heights area of Little Rock form this week's quartet of million-dollar real estate sales. read more >

Seal Changes Name, Sells Units to Focus on Solar

Seal Changes Name, Sells Units to Focus on Solar

The new logo seemed to be on everything under the sun, from Josh Davenport's shirt and Heather Nelson's sweater to the ink pens, baseball caps and even the new awning at 705 Main St. in North Little Rock: Seal Solar Energy Solutions. read more >

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

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Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center. read more >

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

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We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming. read more >

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

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The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million read more >

Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

Phillips County Joins Government Solar Push

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Phillips County Judge Clark Hall is counting on solar power to save his county money and help shine its image. The county has hired Entegrity Partners of Little Rock to build a 400-kilowatt photovoltaic array as part of its major new justice complex near Helena Regional Medical Center. read more >

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

Central Arkansas Unemployment at 3.5 Percent

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The unemployment rate in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area remains near a historical low, 3.5% in February. read more >

Thrive Argenta Apartments Sold for $19M

Thrive Argenta Apartments Sold for $19M

Health CareWhispers

A multifamily project in downtown North Little Rock and a mixed-use development in southwest Little Rock lead the way in this week's parade of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >