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'Voice of Oaklawn' Terry Wallace Dead at 74

'Voice of Oaklawn' Terry Wallace Dead at 74
Terry Wallace, on the job at Oaklawn Park.

Terry Wallace, the longtime race announcer at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs, died at age 74, track officials confirmed Thursday.
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Local Leaders OK Quapaw Casino for Pine Bluff

Local leaders in Jefferson County and Pine Bluff have signed off on Downstream Development Authority, owner and operator of Downstream Casino Resort, as the area's casino operator.
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Company Closing Second Casino in Mississippi's Tunica County

Caesars Entertainment will close a second casino in Mississippi's Tunica County, as the region's years-long decline in gambling revenues continues to weigh on business.
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Heights Home, Pella Windows Sold for $1.7 Million Each This article is available only in print.

A home near the Country Club of Little Rock and a warehouse-showroom in North Little Rock provide a pair of million dollar transactions. read more >

Largest Commercial Projects in Arkansas Top $2.1B

This marks the fifth consecutive year that the roster of largest commercial construction projects in Arkansas topped $2 billion. The 2018 list consists of 160 projects around the state that represent a combined dollar total of $2.1 billion. read more >

Construction of Third Maumelle Interchange Set to Begin on I-40

The Arkansas Department of Transportation has scheduled a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday, Dec. 10, to mark the beginning of construction on the new Maumelle interchange on Interstate 40 in Pulaski County. read more >

Ready for the Minimum Wage Hike? (Trey Cooper Commentary)

Becoming more efficient may be helpful to employers in absorbing the initial shock of the increased minimum wage. read more >

Architect David Porter Sees Energy, Technology Exemplifying Design of the Times

David Porter, Polk Stanley Wilcox's CEO, discusses big projects, millennial architects' influence and his favorite client compliment. read more >

Elizabeth Murphy to Market Guardian Group in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Elizabeth Murphy has joined the Guardian Group in Jonesboro as a licensed producer and internal marketer. Mandy Vickers is the new executive director of the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce. read more >

Rode Microphones Gives Crystal Bridges Offshoot $1M

Rode Microphones of Sydney has given the Momentary, a contemporary arts satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, $1 million. read more >

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $1.68M

Investors Group 479 LLC of Jacksonville, led by Edward Haddock bought one duplex in North Little Rock, four more duplexes, one triplex and one fourplex — all in Sherwood — for $565,000. read more >

Hot Springs Fishing Event Makes an Economic Splash

This year's national bass fishing tournament in Hot Springs was quite a tourism lure, according to a leading sports tourism magazine, and it turns out to be one that didn't get away. read more >

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26. read more >

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