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Banking & Finance / Investments / Legal

Fayetteville Investment Banker Faces Guilty Verdict in $18M Fraud Case

The sentencing hearing for John Nock is postponed, with a new date not yet set. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

Judge Strikes Down Nation’s First Digital Ad Tax

It's a law that attorneys for Big Tech have contended unfairly targets companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon. read more >
Nashville, Tennessee / USA - October 22, 2020: US Election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden Presidential Debate on the Curb Event Center at Belmont University with Kristen Welker of NBC moderator
Government & Politics

White House Says Internet Providers Will Discount Service for Low-Income Households

Twenty companies have agreed to the plan, which could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy. read more >
The entrance to Clinton National Airport in Little Rock. 
Government & Politics / Public Companies / Transportation

FAA Clears Verizon and AT&T to Turn On More 5G Cell Towers

The 5G rollout had been delayed near airports over concerns that it would interfere with flight equipment. read more >
A United Airlines plane takes off at San Francisco International Airport.
Public Companies / Transportation

AT&T, Verizon Pause Some New 5G After Airlines Raise Alarm

Airlines said the expanded mobile service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause widespread flight disruptions. read more >
Bill and Hillary Clinton are scheduled to attend the ceremony marking the first phase of renovations and the renaming in their honor of the former Little Rock National Airport.
Public Companies / Transportation

Airlines Again Warn of Potential Disruption From 5G Rollout

The industry says thousands of flights could be grounded or delayed if the rollout takes place near major airports. read more >
As president of the Greater Little Rock Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Sherman Tate mentors young black men in the area, teaching them about success, motivation, academics, respect and trust.
Business Services / Government & Politics / Nonprofits

Sherman Tate to Receive ‘Legacy of Leadership’ Award

He's made his mark in business, state government and in the Little Rock community. read more >
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Silver Team Shows Versatility, Building Verizon a $2.5M SpaceLock Icon

When Verizon was ready to move 150 or so office workers to a new Little Rock headquarters, Silver Development Co. saw a golden opportunity. read more >
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State Offices, Rather Than Raytheon, Relocate to RiverdaleLock Icon

Plans are still taking shape to move 977 state employees into the six-story building at 1 Verizon Drive in the Riverdale area. read more >
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Pair of WLR Apartments Sold for Combined $56.5MLock Icon

The sale of west Little Rock apartment developments starts this week’s procession of million-dollar real estate transactions, followed by a Searcy hotel and three Sherwood properties. read more >
Government & Politics / Real Estate

ADFA Allocates $26M to Buy Verizon Building

The Arkansas Development Finance Authority expects to close on its purchase of Verizon Building 4 at One Allied Drive in Little Rock by the end of next month. read more >
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Is Little Rock Losing Its Luster?Lock Icon

Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola and Little Rock Regional Chamber CEO Jay Chesshir have binders full of statistics showing that economic development efforts are bearing fruit. Still, they acknowledge that Little Rock has a perception problem. read more >
Legal

AT&T Antitrust Win May Herald New Wave of Media Mergers

AT&T's victory over the government's attempt to block its $85 billion takeover of Time Warner highlights how corporate America wants to adapt to deal with its new environment. In short: Bigger is better. read more >
“37% of employees say they would change jobs for one that offered them the ability to work where they want at least part of the time.” - 2017 State of the American Workplace Report by Gallup Inc.
Business Services / Energy / Real Estate

Modern Workplace Evolving Beyond Home, OfficeLock Icon

More companies now offer flexible and remote work options, but businesses like Bank of America and IBM have called workers back to the office. read more >
Real Estate

Verizon: 600 Little Rock Employees Will Work From Home

Verizon will transition 600 employees from its call center in Little Rock to home by October, but will keep the real estate. read more >
Crowne Plaza at 201 S. Shackleford Road in west Little Rock.
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Crowne Plaza Hosts $13.5M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Crowne Plaza Little Rock LLC, led by Wally Allen, sold the 244-room hotel at 201 S. Shackleford Road. read more >
CVS Pharmacy at 825 S. Oak St. in Conway
Agriculture & Poultry / Real Estate / Retail

Conway CVS Sold for $7.6 Million

Commercial property in Conway and farmland in Lonoke County form this week’s five-piece of multimillion-dollar transactions. read more >
Joseph Harding
Business Services / Public Companies / Real Estate

At 10, Windstream Focuses On Midmarket Future

Windstream Holdings Inc., the publicly traded spinoff of Little Rock’s Alltel Corp., recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, saying its first decade has sharpened its focus on midmarket business customers, although it also has residential, small business and wholesale customers. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, speaking at Hall High.
Education / Government & Politics

Asa Hutchinson Announces School Coding Competition

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces the new Governor's All-Region and All-State Coding Competition. read more >

Verizon Announces Availability of LTE Advanced Network

Verizon announced on Monday that its next-generation network, called Verizon LTE Advanced, is now available in Little Rock and 460 other cities, including some in Arkansas, at no additional cost. read more >