Tagged: Covid-19

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

A Jonesboro real estate broker is among those who sees a potential for malls transforming after the pandemic, with a silver lining possibly being local stores taking over chain space. read more >

Magnolia Regional Sheds City Ownership

Magnolia Regional Sheds City Ownership

Health Care

Shifting from city to nonprofit ownership could mean a million dollars a year to Magnolia Regional Medical Center, but patients and doctors may see no outward difference. read more >

Viral Vigil Follows Hospital Capacity

Viral Vigil Follows Hospital Capacity

Health CareCover Story

Concern that the COVID-19 outbreak could overwhelm Arkansas’ health care system remains a brooding cloud. The pandemic scenario is a possibility with a likelihood that’s elusive to gauge. read more >

OrthoArkansas Sets Spine Center Opening

OrthoArkansas Sets Spine Center Opening

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

OrthoArkansas of Little Rock plans to open a Spine Institute in January, on the third floor of its main office at 800 Fair Park Blvd., just off Interstate 630 in midtown Little Rock. read more >

Hospitals Remain Besieged by COVID-19

Hospitals Remain Besieged by COVID-19

Health CareCover Story

Arkansas hospitals are still losing millions of dollars to the COVID-19 pandemic, and executives say they can’t count on a second injection of federal stimulus money. read more >

Some Lawyers Decry Delays in Civil Trials

Some Lawyers Decry Delays in Civil Trials

Health CareLegal

Attorney Carter Stein is concerned about the lack of civil jury trials in Arkansas state courts since the middle of March, when the coronavirus began to overwhelm the state and country. read more >

This Will Not End Well (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

This Will Not End Well (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodEditor's Note

The number of COVID deaths in our country has already topped 200,000 (roughly the population of Little Rock). But there are millions upon millions of other casualties: More than 61 million unemployment claims had been filed between March and mid-September. read more >

UA Scientist Sets Her Goal: Diner Safety

UA Scientist Sets Her Goal: Diner Safety

Health CareRestaurants & Food

Kristen Gibson, a professor at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, is leading a research effort to find ways to protect dine-in restaurant customers from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. read more >