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Dr. Joe Thompson of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
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Most Arkansas Public School Students Under Mask Mandate

Most Arkansas public school students will be required to wear masks when classes begin next week, following moves by dozens of districts in response to a judge blocking the state's mask mandate ban. read more >
The former Scholastic Distribution facility in Maumelle.
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Maumelle Warehouse Sold for $20.7MLock Icon

A 484,932-SF distribution facility in Maumelle, a 54-room motel in North Little Rock, 80 acres in Benton, a 3,889-SF home in Little Rock, a 2,952-SF eatery in southwest Little Rock and a 19-unit apartment complex in Conway combine for this week’s six-pack of million-dollar real estate transactions in central Arkansas. read more >
Parcels owned by McGeorge Contracting are shown above outlined in red.
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Reynolds Metals Mining Land Sold for $10.3MLock Icon

Mining land near Bauxite, an office building in west Little Rock and undeveloped residential land in Saline County form this week’s trifecta of big real estate transactions. read more >

Superintendent Salaries Go Up as Number of Districts Goes Down

It’s been 10 years since Arkansas Business last published a list of school superintendent salaries, a decade during which the number of traditional school districts dropped from 310 to 238 while the number of open-enrollment public charter schools has grown to 17. read more >