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George Waldon joined Arkansas Business in 1985 as an associate editor and has covered a smorgasbord of topics during his tenure, ranging from weighty matters to the absurd. He grew up in Corning (Clay County), graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and worked as a general assignment reporter at the El Dorado News-Times before signing on with Arkansas Business.

Waldon edits Arkansas Business' Whispers column and writes the weekly Real Deals column on Arkansas real estate transactions. He's also one of the state's most experienced banking reporters.

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Hidden Search of Schwyhart Assets Probes Attorney Files

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

Banking & FinanceLegalTransportationCover Story

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 >

Airport Upgrades of $41M En Route to Texarkana Regional

Airport Upgrades of $41M En Route to Texarkana Regional

Transportation

No shovels have turned dirt yet at the Texarkana Regional Airport, but that should change in a big way during the next 60 days. Highlighted by a two-story, 37,000-SF terminal, construction activity is expected to be the new normal for months to come. read more >

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

Distribution Center Tops $20.7M Mark (Real Deals)

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodReal Deals

Glen Una Holdings Little Rock LLC of Los Gatos, California, purchased the 104 Champs Blvd. project from RCS-Little Rock LLC, an affiliate of Real Capital Solutions of Louisville, Colorado. read more >

BSR REIT Moves Into Year 2 After IPO

BSR REIT Moves Into Year 2 After IPO

When Little Rock's BSR Real Estate Investment Trust joined the ranks of public companies last year, the venture was greeted with a rough ride that didn't correlate with its operational performance. read more >