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Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M

Riverdale Shopping Center Land Sold for $8.3M

Banking & FinanceWhispersRestaurants & Food

Kappa Realty LLC, led by Chris Robertson, purchased the 17.6-acre home of the Riverdale Shopping Center at 2500-2610 Cantrell Road from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock. read more >

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN

Ousted Mona Dixon Floats Deal to AETN

LegalWhispers

Details are emerging about a settlement offer floated by Mona Dixon, the longtime AETN Foundation COO who was dismissed by AETN Executive Director Courtney Pledger in February. 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 >

Arkansas Delta Boosters Seek 'Critical Mass'

Arkansas Delta Boosters Seek 'Critical Mass'

Cover Story

The Arkansas Delta Council, a nonprofit economic development organization still in formation, hopes to raise money and entice investors to a region that has been losing population, unevenly but inexorably, for half a century. read more >

Dad's Death Gave Purpose to Son's Life

Dad's Death Gave Purpose to Son's Life

Health Care

His father's preventable stroke set the stage for Allan Nichols' career move into nonprofit health care and Mainline Health Systems Inc., which now boasts full-service clinics throughout the Arkansas Delta. read more >

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

AETN Standoff Still on Standby

LegalWhispers

A crucial deadline in the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network's standoff with its nonprofit fundraising foundation came and went this month with no resolution. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

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Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

Springdale Hopes Opportunity Strikes

Springdale Hopes Opportunity Strikes

Banking & Finance

Daniel Hintz knows about revitalizing a city's downtown area and believes a new federal tax program could be just the ticket for Springdale's budding efforts. read more >

This Can't Be Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

This Can't Be Right (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Health CareLegalOpinionEditor's Note

If we changed our law to eliminate the temptation to employ a legal fiction that has failed in court after court, perhaps cases such as the current one against Progressive Eldercare Services could be streamlined. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

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Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Community banks lack the financial and human capital of their larger counterparts to invest in research and development, but they need new technologies all the same. Partnerships with financial technology startups are a practical way to address this need, four of the state's community bankers told Arkansas Business. read more >