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Arlington in Hot Springs gets new hotel chief

Subscriber onlyAlan Sims, vice president of sales at the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, has been chosen to be the seventh general manager of the 93-year-old hotel. Continue reading...

Business convention goes to pot; marijuana-tied entrepreneurs stop in Little Rock ahead of new law

Subscriber onlyTwo tables of bongs, pipes and other marijuana paraphernalia drew a steady line of curious consumers Wednesday morning at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart to drop 'stores' from name

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. is shortening its legal name to Walmart Inc., making a change that emphasizes the company's goal of being known as more than a big box retailer. Continue reading...

I-40 listed among 25 deadliest roads

Subscriber onlyInterstate 40 is on the list of America's most deadly highways, according to Teletrac Navman, a company that analyzes trends in commercial transportation. Continue reading...

Meal kits enter Wal-Mart's Web door

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. has started selling meal kits from third-party companies on its website, marking another initiative to increase its online offerings. Continue reading...

Booking app hits a stride for Hunt

Offerings exceed 6,000 loads a day

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hunt Transport Services says more than 6,000 freight loads a day are available to 100,000 participating drivers nationwide through its J.B. Hunt 360 mobile load system, a milestone for the product. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyFour Tyson workers injured at Iowa plant Continue reading...

All 14 Dixie Cafes in Arkansas to shut

Subscriber onlyDriven down by higher costs and other market pressures, Little Rock-based Dixie Cafe said Monday it is closing its 14 Arkansas restaurants and three in Oklahoma. Continue reading...

West Little Rock shopping center sold for $4M to group including attorney

Subscriber onlyJust vacant lots 20 years ago but ripe for development, a 3.35-acre retail center in west Little Rock has been sold for $4 million to Varr West LLC, led by Charles Darwin "Skip" Davidson, a Little Rock attorney and cattleman. Continue reading...

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BUSINESS AWARDS

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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; dates recorded 10/30-11/3: Continue reading...

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Stephen W. and Victoria L. Miller, 9303 Springdale Road, Nov. 27, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

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