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Jan Cottingham is from western Arkansas and is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway. She's always wanted to be a journalist and pretty much always has been, with one detour into the nonprofit world: editing Heifer International's magazine and serving as communications liaison for Nobel Peace Prize-winner Wangari Maathai of Kenya.

Cottingham began her career at the Arkansas Democrat and was the last city editor of the Arkansas Gazette. She was also metro editor at the Dallas Morning News. Her Influences? Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Robert Penn Warren.

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UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

UpliftArkansas.com Launched in Bid to Help Businesses

As businesses across the state struggle to stay afloat, Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI and the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau have launched an online resource to provide information on Arkansas businesses, restaurants and service providers. read more >

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Biggest Deals of 2019 See Values Plummet 85%

Business ListBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The value of big deals in Arkansas plummeted 85% in 2019 compared with the previous year, dropping to $7.9 billion compared with a stratospheric $53.9 billion in 2018. read more >

Casinos Use Dining to Build Loyalty, Brand

Casinos Use Dining to Build Loyalty, Brand

Restaurants & Food

Dining and drinking are increasingly important ingredients of the casino experience, industry experts say, and all indications are that Arkansas' new gaming destinations won't neglect either. read more >

Henrietta's Aims to Offer New Concept

Henrietta's Aims to Offer New Concept

Restaurants & Food

Four years after opening their popular At The Corner diner in downtown Little Rock, the King women — two sisters, their sister-in-law and their mother — are busy devising their next project: Henrietta's, planned for the former Andina's location at 433 E. Third St. read more >