Northwest Arkansas



UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

UA Names Cheryl Murphy Vice Provost

Cheryl Murphy, chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the next vice provost for distance education. read more >

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

Arkansas Business Announces CFO Finalists, Tickets Info

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Arkansas Business' 2019 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Walmart, Guns and Money

Walmart, Guns and Money This article is available only in print.

LegalCover Story

After two fatal shootings and several threats, Walmart finds itself a focus in America's bitter gun debate. The company, founded by an avid hunter and incubated in gun-loving Arkansas, sells 2% of the nation's firearms and 20% of its ammunition; still, you might be surprised by changes it has already made. read more >

Hidden Search of Schwyhart Assets Probes Attorney Files

Hidden Search of Schwyhart Assets Probes Attorney Files This article is available only in print.

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The search for nearly $3.2 million from a once-secret 2013 settlement and possession of a grand home valued at $1.9 million by the Benton County assessor remain at center stage in the bankruptcy of Bill and Carolyn Schwyhart. read more >

Chain Testing Meat Substitute In Bentonville

Chain Testing Meat Substitute In Bentonville

Restaurants & Food

A restaurant named Beef ‘O' Brady's is probably not the first place that comes to mind for those seeking plant-based burgers, but the co-owner of the chain's Bentonville location says his version of the “Impossible Burger” has been warmly received. read more >

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

Dentist's Crushed Thumb Leads to Lawsuit

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A Fayetteville dentist is suing Berkshire Life Insurance for past benefits in the amount of about $200,000 after the company stopped paying her claims following a workout accident. read more >

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

Top Stockholders in Arkansas Buoyed by Runup in Markets

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It's been almost two years since Arkansas Business listed the state's top stockholders based on the value of publicly disclosed stock. Since then, the Walton family's fortune — the part disclosed publicly — has increased by more than $20 billion. read more >

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

Unemployment Rates Trend Lower in Arkansas

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The unemployment rates in most of Arkansas' metro areas continued to move downward or stay stable in June, with Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock and Texarkana seeing declines. read more >

USA Truck's $1,000 Profit Worth Bragging About

USA Truck's $1,000 Profit Worth Bragging About

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When a public company reports a whopping $1,000 in quarterly profits, as USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren did in late July, it isn't really something that executives will cut out and paste on the lunchroom refrigerator. read more >