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Transportation, Northwest Arkansas
Marty Cook joined Arkansas Business in October 2013 after 19 years as an award-winning newspaper reporter. He covers the transportation industry and northwest Arkansas businesses.
Marty, a native of Shreveport, graduated from Missouri in 1993 with a bachelor of journalism. He has three daughters and lives in Prairie Grove.
Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state's economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >
Home to Gates Corp., the property on Laura Lane was bought for $2.95 million by Mathias Shopping Center Inc. The seller was Elder-Conway LLC, led by Chris Elder of Springdale. read more >
The same Fayetteville house was the most expensive home sold in northwest Arkansas in 2019 and in 2018. read more >
Executive dropped from last year for executives of PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown. Meanwhile, directors will consider electing 19-year-old Matthew J. Moroun, the son of the chairman, to the company's board. read more >
Rogers couple Chelsie and Chris Miles have created CannaCook.com, a platform for patients who use medical marijuana. read more >
Nearly every named executive at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell saw drops in his or her total compensation with the absence of incentive plan bonuses in 2019. read more >
More than 9,600 residential homes were sold in Washington and Benton counties in 2019, which is the highest number recorded by Arvest Bank's Skyline Report since its founding in 2004. read more >