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Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Cassie McCullar (aka Cassie Clark, Cassie Chambers), 2268 Hickory Creek Circle, Jan. 5, 2018, Chapter 7. Continue reading...

Real estate transactions

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded Dec. 11-Dec. 15: Continue reading...

Oil & gas report

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued no drilling permits, 2 well completions and 12 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

Patents awarded to Arkansans

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

Wal-Mart to ax 1,000 jobs, most at Arkansas headquarters, report says

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. is preparing to eliminate about 1,000 corporate positions before the end of the fiscal year in ongoing efforts to control costs and improve efficiency. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyBank of the Ozarks will report earnings Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyUtilities will report on tax cuts' impact Continue reading...

Wal-Mart raising pay, closing 63 Sam's Clubs

Subscriber onlyEmployees at 63 Sam's Clubs across the U.S. were informed by the company Thursday that their stores were either being closed or converted into e-commerce warehouses. Continue reading...

Ex-Car-Mart chief's parting bonus $1.1M

Subscriber onlyHank Henderson, the recently retired America's Car-Mart chief executive, was awarded a $1.1 million, lump-sum special retirement bonus, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. Continue reading...

One dicamba-suits court up to judges

Subscriber onlyA panel of seven federal judges will meet Jan. 25 in Miami for oral arguments on whether a single court should preside over lawsuits, including three in Arkansas, that have been filed against the makers of dicamba. Continue reading...

Utilities' tax-trim benefits pushed

Governor: Pass them along soon

Subscriber onlyIn a letter Thursday to Ted Thomas, chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission, Gov. Asa Hutchinson asked the commission "as expeditiously as possible" to pass on benefits of the recently passed federal corporate tax cut to Arkansas ratepayers. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart boosts starting pay to $11 an hour, offers bonuses

BENTONVILLE — Wal-Mart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time cash bonus of up to $1,000 to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. Continue reading...

Bitcoin machine in downtown Little Rock is first in state

Unit at Simmons Tower said to get looks

Subscriber onlyNext to a lottery machine in Arkansas' tallest building sits the first bitcoin machine in the state. Continue reading...

Tyson investors to review water plan

Subscriber onlyA water stewardship proposal that would add a layer of environmental oversight to Tyson Foods production facilities, will be considered next month by Tyson shareholders. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyTrucking groups salute 2 congressmen Continue reading...