Tagged: Association Of Arkansas Counties

A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita Electric

A Champion of Solar Rises In South: Ouachita Electric

Technology & TelecomCover Story

As CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, Mark Cayce has seen the light, and it is solar. He has made sun power a cornerstone of innovative programs serving a high-tech corner of Arkansas: the defense manufacturing cluster in East Camden, home to a 12-megawatt solar array that was the largest in the state when it was built three years ago. read more >

Cross County Responds to Ambulance Suit

Cross County Responds to Ambulance Suit

WhispersHealth CareLegalTransportation

Southern Ambulance of Wynne last month sued the county, members of the quorum court and its competitor, Ambulance Services of Forrest City LLC, which drives emergency vehicles under the name of Cross County EMS. Southern Ambulance said it has exclusive rights to the serve the approximately 17,500 people who live in the east Arkansas county, according to its lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court. read more >

Arkansas Marijuana Proposal Could Lead to Local Fights

Arkansas Marijuana Proposal Could Lead to Local Fights

Health CareLegal

If Arkansas voters approve a ballot issue that would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana, the move could set off a new series of fights in cities and counties over how to deal with the measure's impact. read more >