Tagged: Jay Chesshir

Next-Gen Learning: Businesses Embrace Career Academies

Next-Gen Learning: Businesses Embrace Career Academies

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Metro Little Rock schools have accelerated a plan to put all 13,000 public high school students in Pulaski County on career-themed paths. The effort also aims to recast public schools as magnets for central Arkansas economic development, not impediments. read more >

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

Gas Pos Relocates to NLR, Will Create 30 Jobs

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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 >

Is Little Rock Losing Its Luster?

Is Little Rock Losing Its Luster?

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Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola and Little Rock Regional Chamber CEO Jay Chesshir have binders full of statistics showing that economic development efforts are bearing fruit. Still, they acknowledge that Little Rock has a perception problem. read more >

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

When Little Rock Jilted Amazon: Tale of a Breakup Letter

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The whirlwind week of #lovelittlerock started when Millie Ward got a call from Little Rock Regional Chamber's Jay Chesshir, who thought that while 238 cities were pitching to land Amazon, Little Rock could make some noise by saying no. read more >

Rejecting Amazon, Little Rock Launches New Campaign

Rejecting Amazon, Little Rock Launches New Campaign

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Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola says the city will not submit a bid to be home to Amazon's second North American headquarters. Instead, it has used the occasion to launch a promotional campaign called "Love, Little Rock." read more >