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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.

Latest Articles

Most of ACC Project Sells for $8.3M (Real Deals)

Most of ACC Project Sells for $8.3M (Real Deals)

Real DealsHealth Care

3rd & Commerce LLC, led by Rett Tucker and Jimmy Moses, sold its 44,898-SF piece of the Arkansas Capital Commerce Center at 200 River Market Ave. for $4.97 million and its adjoining parking deck for $3.32 million. read more >

Bodcaw Bank Joins East Texas Ranks

Bodcaw Bank Joins East Texas Ranks

Banking & Finance

Bodcaw Bank of Stamps is making an interstate move to enter a new market. The $151 million-asset lender intends to set up shop at 3625 Richmond Road in Texarkana, Texas. read more >

Chase Begins in Little Rock

Chase Begins in Little Rock

Banking & Finance

The largest bank in America officially entered the Arkansas market a few weeks ago when JPMorgan Chase Bank of Columbus, Ohio, opened its west Little Rock branch at 12900 Chenal Parkway. read more >