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AFCU Expands in Saline County

AFCU Expands in Saline County

Banking & Finance

Jacksonville's Arkansas Federal Credit Union acquired a former Summit Bank location in Benton for $1.3 million from Southern Marine LLC, led by Ricky Willis. read more >

Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising

Trucking Alliance Finds Survey Results Hair Raising

Health CareTransportation

The Trucking Alliance has preached driver safety for years, lobbying for electronic logging devices and hair testing drivers for illegal drug use. Now, the Alliance says it has some concrete and scary numbers to support its stance on hair testing. read more >

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

Poverty Rate in the U.S. Drops; Arkansas Stands at 17.2%

Banking & FinanceHealth Care

The poverty rate in the United States dropped last year to 13.1%, down from 13.4% in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported late last month. It was the fifth straight annual drop, according to American Community Survey estimates. read more >

NWA Council Hires Two

NWA Council Hires Two

The Northwest Arkansas Council hired Jeannette Balleza Collins as entrepreneurial development director and Nate Green as communications director. read more >