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Walter Smiley

First Security Center at 521 President Clinton Ave.
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First Security Eyes Future GrowthLock Icon

First Security Bancorp is looking to the future with its purchase of three west Little Rock buildings. read more >
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Clarity Pointe Transaction Exceeds $11M Mark (Real Deals)Lock Icon

An affiliate of Avenir Senior Living of Scottsdale, Arizona, purchased the 59-unit Clarity Pointe project at 8401 Ranch Blvd. read more >
Real Estate

Property Swap Worth $725K Tops Recent Real Estate Deals

Louisiana & Third Properties LLC of Little Rock, led by Sam Alley, recently acquired a 0.32-acre parking lot at the northwest corner of Third and Louisiana streets in downtown Little Rock in a property swap valued at $725,000. read more >
Members of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission to Report on the Economic Competitiveness of Computing and Data Analytics in Arkansas listen to Co-Chair Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, at the group's first meeting on Friday.
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Governor’s Data Analytics Commission Holds First Meeting

Gov. Asa Hutchinson kicks off the first meeting of his new Blue Ribbon Commission to Report on the Economic Competitiveness of Computing and Data Analytics in Arkansas. read more >
Charles Morgan
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Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State’s Computer, Data Sector

Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston. read more >
Banking & Finance

Glendell Jones Jr. Named Chairman of Southern Bancorp

Glendell Jones Jr. has been named chairman of Southern Bancorp Inc. of Arkadelphia, a $1.1-billion asset community development bank holding company. He replaces Walter Smiley, who held the post for more than 20 years. read more >
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Video: Arkansas Business Week in Review

Here's our our Arkansas Business Week in Review, via our friends at THV 11 News. read more >
Rep. Darrin Williams (D-Little Rock)
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Darrin Williams Named CEO of Southern Bancorp

State Rep. Darrin Williams will take over as CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc. effective Feb. 1, the company announced Wednesday. read more >