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FAA awards $3.13M grant to airport

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday the award of a $3.13 million grant for construction of a fire station at the city's airport. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyGateHouse Media closes LR bureau Continue reading...

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER John and Myra Wilson, 18504 Tadlock Circle, July 19, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

Three central Arkansas shopping centers sold in multimillion-dollar deals, including 2 in west Little Rock

Subscriber onlyMRP Jacksonville AR LLC paid more than $5.4 million in four separate transactions for Jacksonville Plaza last month. Continue reading...

Arkansas town lives on, looks to weather the loss after Wal-Mart closes

Subscriber onlyMayor Neil Cherry on Tuesday urged Waldron residents to begin moving past the news that has dominated conversations over the past month. Continue reading...

Change ahead for J.B. Hunt; logo's not one

Modern challenges evoke firm’s first ones, CEO says

Subscriber onlyMany people have asked John Roberts why he hasn't changed J.B. Hunt's signature yellow and black scroll logo. His answer is always the same. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

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BUSINESS AWARDS

Subscriber onlyGarver Engineering has been recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” by the Zweig Group. The list recognizes outstanding workplaces based on benefits offered and employee satisfaction. This is the fourth consecutive year in which Garver has ranked in the top three. Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transaction of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded June 19-23: Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 3 drilling permits, 1 well completions, and 3 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans July 18 Continue reading...

State's June jobless rate holds at 3.4%

Subscriber onlyA steady decline in Arkansas' unemployment rate that started in November ended in June, when it held steady at 3.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. Continue reading...

Hunt buying logistics outfit

Trucker to pay $136M in deal

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. will buy a Houston-based logistics company for $136 million, according to a press release. Continue reading...

Farmers' estimates of herbicide damage top 120,000 acres

Subscriber onlyComplaints of crop damage in Arkansas possibly caused by a herbicide topped 700 this week, and preliminary estimates put the damaged cropland at 122,000 acres, a subcommittee of the state Plant Board was told Friday. Continue reading...

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