Investments


Zenwork to Expand Workforce

Zenwork to Expand Workforce

Technology & Telecom

Software firm Zenwork of Fayetteville will use part of the $163 million investment it received last month from Spectrum Equity of Boston and San Francisco to fuel a hiring spree. read more >

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Just as unemployment fell statewide in October, to 3.7%, unemployment rates in all eight Arkansas metro areas also declined, with rates falling by 0.2 to 0.4 percentage points. read more >

Developers Plan New Gateway to Jonesboro

Developers Plan New Gateway to Jonesboro

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

A 175-acre mixed-use development called Southern Hills is taking shape in southwest Jonesboro as developers court a large retail anchor tenant and plan to wrap up infrastructure work there within a few weeks. read more >

Jeff Rand Back in the High Life

Jeff Rand Back in the High Life

WhispersLegal

Jeff Rand's sentence forbade participation in the oil and gas industry during his supervised release. But he and a couple of prison buddies came up with a business plan that appeared to violate that order. read more >

No Delay in Kristian Nelson Trial

No Delay in Kristian Nelson Trial

WhispersLegal

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen denied a request from the newest attorney for Kristian D. Nelson of England to delay the civil trial set for February. read more >

Cannabis Firm Ownership Tricky to Track

Cannabis Firm Ownership Tricky to Track

Health CareCover Story

The state faces stiff headwinds providing public transparency in the medical marijuana dispensary industry, where lawsuits and charges of deception have been a constant for nearly five years. read more >