Credit lending takes off in April

Rise in card debt seen as a positive

Posted: June 7, 2014 at 4 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- Consumers increased their borrowing in April, with growth in credit-card debt accelerating at the fastest pace in more than a dozen years.

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Up with shopper, retailer's chief says

NWA Media/JASON IVESTER --06/06/2014--
Charles Holley, Wal-Mart chief financial officer, speaks on stage on Friday, June 6, 2014, during the annual Shareholders Meeting inside Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Executives with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. told shareholders at their annual meeting Friday that the... Read »

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Spa City buildings to get revamp

Pedestrians walk in front of the Thompson Building on Central Avenue on Thursday, May 22, 2014, after the Arkansas Historical Preservation Alliance put the building on a list of endangered buildings. (The Sentinel-Record/Beth Bright)

A multimillion-dollar redevelopment project is planned for two historic properties in downtown Hot Springs. Read »