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Buzz in De Queen; Silence in Rogers

Local paper, De Queen Bee, is back under local ownership, while Rogers' KURM goes quiet. read more >
Government & Politics

4th Under 40 Forum to Explore Racial Equity

The fourth annual Under 40 Forum will take place Thursday and Friday at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Under 40 Forum Aims to Raise Positive Awareness of Arkansas

Participants in this year's Under 40 Forum this week presented recommendations to the governor and legislative leaders for increasing positive awareness about Arkansas inside and outside the state's borders. read more >
Bob Morrison and Allen HartHFA
Business Services / Construction / Health Care / Media & Marketing

HFA Promotes 2; Merle Joins Mercy (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Bob Morrison and Allen Hart have been promoted to associates of HFA in Bentonville. Karen Merle has been hired as a primary care physician at Mercy Clinic Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Fort Smith. read more >
Roby Brock
Media & Marketing

TB&P Announces Northeast Arkansas Publication

Talk Business & Politics, Roby Brock’s multimedia franchise of Arkansas business and political coverage, is set to launch a monthly tabloid newsmagazine based in Jonesboro and focused on business and political leaders in northeast Arkansas. read more >
Members of the 2017 Under 40 Forum presented their findings to Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Education / Government & Politics / Nonprofits

At Under 40 Forum, Young Leaders Take On ‘Fractured Arkansas’

Some of the state's top young professionals presented their findings from the second Under 40 Forum in a report to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday. read more >
Roby Brock
Media & Marketing

Update: Natural State Media to Buy the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal of Springdale will be acquired by the owners of Talk Business & Politics, the two publications announced Thursday. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Nonprofits

Under 40 Forum Report Identifies Ways to Recruit, Retain Talent

Young leaders from across the state have identified key issues for retaining and recruiting young talent to Arkansas, including education initiatives and the marketing and branding of the state. read more >
These properties in Rogers were seized from Jim Bolt, who bought them for nearly $1 million in 2013 with money allegedly  fraudulently received. Bolt forfeited Situs Cancer Research Center (bottom), where he claimed to be “clinical research director,” to help pay $2.5 million in restitution.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Health Care / Investments / Legal / Media & Marketing / Real Estate

Jim Bolt Criminal Saga Reveals ‘A Certain Amount Of Genius’

A federal judge sentenced James W. Bolt to a sentence 29 months longer than standard sentencing guidelines. It was an acknowledgement that the only way to keep Bolt from breaking the law was to keep him locked up. read more >
Darin Gray
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Small Business

Darin Gray Purchases Full Ownership of Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

Darin Gray, majority owner of Gray Matters LLC of Springdale, previously owned 75 percent of the journal, according to the announcement posted on the journal’s website. He purchased the remainder of the stake from Olivia Farrell, CEO of Arkansas Business Publishing Group, parent company of Arkansas Business. read more >
Legal / Restaurants & Food

The ABC Is Investigating Hooters in Fayetteville

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is investigating the death of a patron of the Hooters in Fayetteville. read more >
John Dodge, left, and Jim Bolt (file).
Health Care / Legal

FBI Raids Rogers Business Associated With Jim Bolt

A Rogers "cancer research facility" affiliated with Jim Bolt, a convicted felon who was acquitted of federal charges related to investments in a previous company that claimed to treat cancer, was raided by the FBI on Thursday morning. read more >