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Notable Deaths in 2021

Notable Deaths in 2021

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The founder of publicly traded USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, Robert “Bob” Powell, was among the notable Arkansans who died this year. Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer Paul Greenberg was another, as was the founder of Hudson Cisne & Co. Here are a few of big names lost. read more >

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2021

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2021

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The companies appearing on this list were selected by the thousands of busy employees, employers, executives, movers and shakers whose occupations lead them to use the services listed. In other words, the experts have spoken. read more >

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

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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

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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 >

Cannabis Firm Ownership Tricky to Track

Cannabis Firm Ownership Tricky to Track

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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 >