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February building permits

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits issued in February for Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers and Springdale on projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

What's next in career education for Northwest Arkansas high school students?

Subscriber onlySpringdale's third high school Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyTaco Bell Cantina to debut in Arkansas Continue reading...

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlyLauryn Brannon, a clinical dietitian at Washington Regional Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, earned designation as a board certified specialist in pediatric nutrition. Brannon has been at the hospital for two years, graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and a master’s degree in family and consumer sciences. Continue reading...

ON THE AGENDA

Subscriber onlyMonday 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120. Continue reading...

INCORPORATIONS

Subscriber onlyAdventure Sports Midwest LLC, Zachary Lanshe, 6 Barra Lane, Bella Vista Continue reading...

Surge in sales tax revenues reflect strong economy

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington and Benton counties received a windfall in sales tax revenue in January and February, proving Northwest Arkansas is continuing to grow, economic experts said. Continue reading...

Health systems venture into new territory, beef up current locations

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas' major health systems are planting flags on new ground and overlapping coverage areas more than ever, giving residents more choices even in small towns. Continue reading...

Caring for Children; Arkansas Children's Northwest set to open next year

Subscriber onlySick children will have another treatment option when Arkansas Childrens Northwest opens early next year. Continue reading...

UAMS, Springdale groups get $2M grant to cut salt in meals

Subscriber onlyHealth care and food organizations are taking aim at a threat sitting on dinner tables and in spice cabinets throughout Northwest Arkansas: Salt. Continue reading...

Island History

Subscriber onlyMicronesian colonists settled in the Marshall Islands some 2,000 to 4,000 years ago, said April Brown, a history professor at Northwest Arkansas Community College and president of the Marshallese Education Initiative. The group recently offered a class on Marshallese culture and language for area teachers. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas banking market holds strong

Subscriber onlyThe banking sector is strong in Northwest Arkansas and bankers and financial analysts expect it to stay that way, even as they plan for higher interest rates. Continue reading...

Local food, restaurants and brews give Northwest Arkansas unique flavor

Subscriber onlyLocally made food and beer are bringing in tourists, paying for locals' wages and otherwise leaving their unique mark on the region's economy, experts and business owners said this month. Continue reading...

Arts organizations likely to bloom

Subscriber onlyTwo things you can guarantee about the arts in Northwest Arkansas: Something new will always be on the horizon, and there will always be growth in unexpected places. The following organizations have some of the most growth in the near future. Continue reading...

Wal-Mart launches incubator lab to house startups

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon. Continue reading...

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