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Education / Tourism

Arkansas Tech Sells Eclipse Viewing Spots to Benefit Student Groups

Packages range from a $75 day pass at the Tucker Coliseum parking lot to a $2,500 three-night pass for RV parking on the campus' east side. read more >
Construction / Transportation

$49M Awarded to Transportation Projects in Bryant, Russellville

One of the projects calls for about 3.6 miles of Old Stagecoach Road in Saline County to be reconstructed. read more >
Peter Dykema, left, and Jacob Grosskopf

Peter Dykema, Jacob Grosskopf to Lead Arkansas Governor’s School

They succeed Robin Lasey, who has provided leadership for AGS since it was awarded to Arkansas Tech in September 2018. read more >
Owners Doug Bowen, left, and Darren Winstead of Compass Cold Storage of Mulberry.
Agriculture & Poultry / Restaurants & Food / Transportation

A Chill Idea, Just in Time for a Hot Market

Doug Bowen and Darren Winstead picked a nearly perfect time to go into the cold storage business. read more >
The Dalton-King Packaging facility in Russellville, as seen in a Google Street View image captured in 2013. 
Agriculture & Poultry / Manufacturing / Real Estate / Small Business

Russellville Startup Phoenix Innovations Announces Expansion

The company purchased the former Dalton-King Packaging facility for $1.35 million. read more >
Dr. Timothy Webb, the founder of Genesis Cancer & Blood Institute of Hot Springs
Health Care

Genesis Cancer & Blood Institute Opens New Clinic in Russellville

It's the medical group's 10th location in Arkansas. read more >
Construction / Energy

Construction Underway at Drax Group’s Wood Pellet Plant in Russellville

The plant is the second of three the company is building in Arkansas. read more >
Construction / Education / Real Estate / Retail / Small Business

Fort Smith No. 1 in Arkansas Tech Business Index for September, 3Q

Fort Smith returned to the top of the Arkansas Tech University Business Index in September, and also led the way in the third-quarter rankings. read more >
Education / Health Care

Pediatrics Plus Opens Russellville Facility

Pediatrics Plus opened its new, 23,000-SF facility in Russellville on Monday. The developmental preschool and therapy center is located at the former home of Hog Wild Fun Center. The project was $4 million for acquisition and renovations. read more >
Business Services / Small Business

Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center Hosting Seminars Throughout Summer

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is hosting various seminars, in topics ranging from human resources to social media, throughout Arkansas this summer for small business owners and employees. read more >
Construction / Legal / Public Companies / Real Estate / Retail

Russellville Voters Approve Ordinance for Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market

Russellville voters on Tuesday upheld a zoning ordinance that will enable Wal-Mart to build a Neighborhood Market on the city's growing west side. With about 59 percent of the vote, voters approved a zoning ordinance approved by the city council in April to accommodate the retailer's plans. read more >
Headquarters of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bentonville
Government & Politics / Legal / Public Companies / Real Estate / Retail

Russellville Voters To Decide If Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Goes Up

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville would like to build a 42,000-SF Neighborhood Market at West Main and South Vancouver streets in Russellville. But a group is challenging the retailer's plans. read more >

Russellville: Committee Makes It A Little Easier Being Green (Green Initiatives | Honorable Mention 20,000+)

Russellville Mayor Bill Eaton took office in January 2011, and formed the Clean & Green Committee in February 2011, and its environmental efforts have blossomed. Those initiatives have earned Russellville honorable-mention recognition as a 2012 Arkansas Business City of Distinction for Green/Energy Conservation. read more >