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Christie Swanson

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Siloam Springs hospital names new CEO

Subscriber onlySiloam Springs Regional Hospital has named Patrick Kerrwood its new chief executive officer. He starts July 13. Continue reading...

Fayetteville car sharing business kicks off using low-speed electric vehicles

Service uses low-speed electric vehicles

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Mikel Lolley wants people to notice when he drives one of his company's new vehicles. It may look like a golf cart, but the low-speed, electric vehicle is street legal and can go 25 mph. Continue reading...

Building to house startups, chamber

Fayetteville gets innovation hub

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday that it is purchasing a building on the downtown square and dedicating one floor to the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. Continue reading...

Fayetteville chamber buying Bradberry building, partnering to create NWA Launch Pad

Chamber buying Bradberry building and dedicating floor to innovators

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The entrepreneurial community gained a third space around the downtown square Thursday. Continue reading...

Speakers share stories of turning tragedy into strength

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Tommy Van Zandt and Scarlett Lewis have different stories, but both led them to use tragedy to spread messages of strength and love. Continue reading...

Howell, Saatchi CEO since '10, to retire

Subscriber onlyDina Howell is retiring as chief executive officer of Saatchi & Saatchi X, a Springdale-based shopper marketing company. Continue reading...

NWA hospitals expand NICU services

NWA hosptials expand NICU options

Subscriber onlyExpanded services are allowing more Northwest Arkansas women to give birth to high-risk babies close to home and hopefully saving more lives. Continue reading...

Springdale-based Whitbeck Labs expands, plans new office

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Gordon Whitbeck has cracked a lot of eggs in his day, and most of them he threw away. Continue reading...

Benton County wages grow most in U.S.

Subscriber onlyBenton County led the nation in average weekly wage growth in the last quarter of 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

Benton County's 9.9 average weekly wage growth leads nation

Agency report shows 9.9% increase in weekly earnings is nation’s best

Subscriber onlyBenton County led the nation in average weekly wage growth to close out 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Continue reading...

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