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Charles Snapp

Business Services

Ritter Invests $1.8M in Fiber Project for Walnut Ridge, Hoxie

Ritter Communications of Jonesboro invests $1.8 million to run high-speed fiber communications to neighborhoods in Walnut Ridge and Hoxie. read more >
Source: Federal Aviation Administration
Construction / Government & Politics / Transportation

Northeast Arkansas Leaders Assess Need for New Airport

The Arkansas Division of Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration will fund a needs assessment to determine whether there is enough demand to expand regional airport infrastructure or build a new airport altogether. read more >
Health Care

Arkansas Prescription Drug Users Seek Addiction Recovery

Rehabilitation centers and ministries like Restoration House Ministries in Harrisburg are prevalent in northeast Arkansas and around the country as communities fight back against the opioid problem. read more >
Charles Snapp, mayor of Walnut Ridge
Banking & Finance / Construction / Manufacturing / Real Estate

As Business Grows in Walnut Ridge, Housing Struggles to Keep Up

The arrival of large-scale employers like Peco Foods Inc., Allegis Corp. and American Silica has brought an economic boom to rural communities in northeast Arkansas. But housing has struggled to keep pace with the influx of business and population. read more >
Construction / Government & Politics / Manufacturing / Real Estate / Transportation

Walnut Ridge, Others See Development Boost from I-57 Designation

Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp says designating U.S. 67 from North Little Rock to Walnut Ridge as the future Interstate 57 is "going to open a lot of doors" for northeast Arkansas. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a provision for the designation in the 2017 federal transportation budget bill. read more >
Small Business / Tourism

Local Businessman Hopes to Remake Walnut Ridge

Charles "HammerTime" Snapp's latest venture may be his most ambitious: Turning Walnut Ridge into a tourist mecca. "It's going to happen," the 58-year-old entrepreneur said. "I don't care what obstacles we have to overcome. It will happen." read more >