Tagged: Arkansas Economic Development Commission

Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development

Entergy Arkansas Juices Economic Development

Technology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Entergy, which serves over 700,000 electric customers in Arkansas, has long been an engine of economic development, a gene present in the company’s DNA since its birth more than a century ago. read more >

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Gas Pos announced Thursday that it has relocated its headquarters to North Little Rock from Birmingham, Alabama, and will create 30 high-paying technology jobs. read more >

Crittenden County Coalesces Around Mega Site Push

Crittenden County Coalesces Around Mega Site Push

Transportation

Crittenden County and the cities of Marion and West Memphis have passed a joint, cooperative economic development resolution to promote 1,800 undeveloped acres as a "mega site" to attract large industry to the area. read more >

Following the Money Fueling Opposition to Wind Catcher

Following the Money Fueling Opposition to Wind Catcher

Legal

While a single wind project won’t seal the fate of America’s energy markets, resistance to Southwestern Electric Power Co.’s Wind Catcher project comes in conjunction with support for coal and nuclear power at the highest levels of American government. read more >

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health InnovatAR Accelerator Participants Announced

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures announced six startups that have been selected to participate in the first Health InnovatAR health care accelerator. read more >

E.C. Barton & Co. Gets Big Man at Top

E.C. Barton & Co. Gets Big Man at Top

Cover Story

Steven H. Brimner, who stands 6-foot-7 and played college basketball in Montana, has been learning a new playbook since Jan. 1 as the new president and CEO of E.C. Barton & Co., the 102-store building materials chain based in Jonesboro. He also has some big sneakers to fill. read more >

Three Little Letters That Say 'A' Lot in PR

Three Little Letters That Say 'A' Lot in PR

OuttakesTransportation

What do the initials APR stand for, beyond some vague notion of achievement in public relations? Several Little Rock communications pros explained, and their answers were surprisingly fervent and personal. read more >