Downtown Hot Springs Leaders Unveil Major Redevelopment Plan
Hot Springs should immediately start to revitalize its downtown by hiring a full-time downtown economic development director and creating a private investment fund for the area, a new report by community leaders says.
Trinity Industries To Locate Railcar Facility At Nordex Factory In Jonesboro
The former Nordex USA wind turbine factory in Jonesboro has been sold to a subsidiary of Trinity Industries, a Dallas-based firm that will re-open the closed plant as a railcar manufacturer creating up to 350 jobs.
Cook: Tom Cotton’s Vote Against Violence Against Women Act Haunts Him
Tom Cotton’s vote against the Violence Against Women Act is coming back to haunt him again. You may recall, Cotton was the only Arkansas Congressman to vote against this act that was designed to safeguard women and families from domestic violence and strengthen law enforcement protections.
P.A.M. Adds McLarty To Board, Authorizes Stock Repurchase Plan
P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc. has appointed Franklin McLarty to the company’s board of directors and he will serve on its audit committee.
Arkansas AG Approves Wording Of Marijuana Decriminalization Initiative
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel approved the popular name and ballot title for a proposed constitutionalamendment that would decriminalize marijuana in Arkansas.
First Federal Bancshares Renames To Bear State Financial -
Harrison-based First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas has changed its name to Bear State Financial, Inc. and will alter its ticker symbol for public trading and increase its authorized shares.
Shareholder Week Brings Effort To Oust Wal-Mart Chairman Rob Walton
Wal-Mart is often in the center of a battle between the Wal-Mart insiders and any number of outside groups seeking change, and shareholder week usually involves public displays of dissatisfaction from hourly workers and labor unions. This year is no different.
Brent Birch Selected To Lead LR Tech Park
Brent Birch, Chief Information Officer for Arkansas Business Publishing Group, was selected as director of the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Tourism Officials Want Motorcyclists To ‘Head Out On The Highway’
Get your motor runnin’Head out on the highway Looking for adventure In whatever comes our way“Born To Be Wild” – Steppenwolf
Struggling To Find Workers, Poultry Industry Calls For Immigration Reform
The head of the Poultry Federation is calling for comprehensive immigration reform, saying that his industry is currently struggling to find workers.