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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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Gateway Bank Expands to Benton

Gateway Bank Expands to Benton

Banking & Finance

The $114 million-asset lender is developing a full-service branch in Benton at 17328 Interstate 30 in the Hickory Square Shopping Center. read more >

Midtown LR Chipotle Rings Up $5M Sale (Real Deals)

Midtown LR Chipotle Rings Up $5M Sale (Real Deals)

Real DealsRestaurants & FoodTransportation

The Alan & Yolanda Sheridan Trust of Foster City, California, bought the Chipotle Mexican Grill at 100 S. University Ave. from 100 University LLC, an affiliate of Moran Capital in Dallas. read more >