Tagged: doug martin

Tension Between Springdale HVAC Companies Heats Up Ahead of Hearing

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Paschal Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Inc. of Springdale is scheduled to argue in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday for a permanent injunction against a new company Paschal accuses of stealing its private information.

Disputes Doomed John Daly Steakhouse

by Mark Friedman 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The John Daly Steakhouse belatedly opened on Front Street in Conway in September 2017 with high hopes of becoming the flagship of a national chain. Instead, it crashed in just 10 months.

Kennedy Coffee Owner Goes Bankrupt After Espresso Shot

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Tom Kennedy of Rogers filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in July and listed $1.28 million in debts and $1.27 million in assets.

LJ Apparel Rep Discusses Steps Taken to Secure Lauren James

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/27/2018 12:00 am

LJ Apparel is fighting a lawsuit brought by First Security Bank of Searcy, which accused the newly formed company of holding a sham foreclosure sale earlier this month for Lauren James.

First Security Moves Forward Against Lauren James Following Foreclosure Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/13/2018 12:00 am

Now that the foreclosure sale of Lauren James’ merchandise is over, First Security Bank of Searcy wants to move forward and have a judgment placed against the women’s clothing company and its owners for defaulting on a loan.

Hindsville Fireworks Owner Files Injunction With a Bang

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/16/2018 12:00 am

Washington County Circuit Judge Doug Martin appointed a receiver to oversee the accounting for Uncle Sam’s Fireworks Inc. of Hindsville after the company’s owner filed a lawsuit against the company’s president.

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Judge Doug Martin’s failure to recuse himself from Courtney Goodson's case at the start undercuts faith in the judicial system and is just as worrisome as the dark money seeking to influence the Supreme Court election.

TV Stations Challenge Order Blocking Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/17/2018 11:23 am

The owner of two Arkansas TV stations is challenging a judge's order blocking them from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

Hillcrest's Helmich Auto Could Be Site for Restaurant

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/2/2018 12:00 am

Doug Martin, owner of the property on Kavanaugh Boulevard, says restaurateur Daniel Bryant, assisted by Little Rock architect Tommy Jameson, has plans for the property.

Multifamily Trio Add Up to $21.9M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Affiliates of Republic Funds of Toronto purchased the 258-unit Spanish Rock Apartments, the 224-unit Spanish Jon’s project and the 120-unit Wilmington Apartments project.

Class-Action Blue Diamond Settlement Challenged in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 3/13/2017 12:00 am

A New York attorney said he is coming to Washington County Circuit Court later this month to challenge a class-action settlement against the makers of Blue Diamond almond products that he said is unfair to class members.

Colony West Center Sells for $7.1 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Colony West Group LLC, led by T.J. Leflar, Marshall Saviers and Brian Shaw, and C-Lef Partners LLC, led by Leflar, bought the Colony West Shopping Center at 10300 N. Rodney Parham Road.

Arkansas Appealing Ruling on City's LGBT Protections

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:59 am

Arkansas' attorney general is appealing a judge's ruling that a city ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity doesn't conflict with a state law aimed at blocking local protections for gays and lesbians.

Four Central Arkansas Fitness Centers Sold to Group Led by Stephens Execs for $18.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The transaction includes three Little Rock properties: the Little Rock Athletic Club at 4610 Sam Peck Road, Little Rock Racquet Club at 1 Huntington Road and Downtown Athletic Club at 111 Center St. The fourth piece of the deal is North Little Rock Athletic Club at 3804 McCain Park Drive.

Bill Would Help Appointed Judges on Ballots

by Mark Friedman 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Senate Bill 694 would allow judges who have been appointed and who have served at least a year to use the title of “judge” before their names on the ballot in an election for a judicial office. Now only incumbent elected judges are allowed to use the title when seeking re-election or election to another position.

Riley Sells Athletic Clubs to Stephens Inc. Interests

by Jan Cottingham 4/1/2013 2:51 pm

Pat Riley Jr., owner of four central Arkansas athletic clubs, says he has sold the clubs to an ownership group of Stephens Inc. executives.