Northeast Arkansas


ASU to the Rescue

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by Kyle Massey – 4 days ago

The Arkansas State University System assimilates troubled Henderson State in Arkadelphia and grants its first diplomas in Mexico.

Greenway Donates $2M to Rice Research Center

Greenway Donates $2M to Rice Research Center
2 days ago

Greenway Equipment of Newport donates $2 million to the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Northeast Rice Research and Extension Center in Poinsett County.


Land Deal Off, UA Looks to Replace Cash

Land Deal Off, UA Looks to Replace Cash

With the collapse of a $16.5 million land sale that drew opposition from Arkansas legislators, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is searching for ways to replace the lost revenue. read more >

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

Arkansas Business Seeks Nominations for '20 In Their 20s'

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Arkansas Business is accepting nominations for its annual "20 In Their 20s" class of young professionals who are making a difference in their companies, organizations and communities. read more >

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

Pig Farmer Accused of Hogging Loan Proceeds

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Arvest Bank accuses a Fulton County pig farmer of submitting false financial statements to obtain millions of dollars in loans to raise pigs, instead using the money for other debts. read more >

Arkansas Airports Get $1.4M in Grants

Arkansas Airports Get $1.4M in Grants

Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $1.4 million in federal grants to airports and airfields in Arkansas to offset costs and maintain jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Announces 2021 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces this year's class of 40 Under 40, a group of rising young professionals who will be honored with an in-person luncheon and an interactive virtual event on June 17 in Little Rock. read more >

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

Big Deals in Arkansas Jump 157% Despite Pandemic

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the value of the biggest deals in Arkansas last year jumped 157%, from $7.9 billion in 2019 to $20.3 billion in 2020, pushed largely by Walmart's sales of stakes in two subsidiaries, Asda Group and Seiyu. read more >

Arvest Trims Branches Amid Digital Shift

Arvest Trims Branches Amid Digital Shift

Banking & Finance

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville says it will close 31 of its more than 270 bank branches this summer as the company seeks a better balance between brick-and-mortar locations and online services. read more >