Christie Swanson

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Education board to hear Haas Hall Springdale plans

Ozark Montessori Academy placed on probation

The Arkansas State Board of Education is giving Haas Hall Academy representatives another opportunity to present plans to open a charter school in Springdale. Continue reading...

Walmart builds sensory lab to test products

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. always has placed a priority on having the right products on the shelves at the right time and at the right price. Continue reading...

Festival notebook

Subscriber onlyA LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Continue reading...

Michael John Paladino

Programming success

Subscriber onlyMichael Paladino was born with computers in his blood. He just didn't realize it until he went to college. Continue reading...

Festival notes

Subscriber onlyObservations of day four of the Bentonville Film Festival: Local and out-of-town fans filled the Old High Middle School’s auditorium in downtown Bentonville to watch the first of two early screenings of Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading...

Mercy announces $247 million expansion in Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber only Mercy Northwest Arkansas unveiled a $247 million expansion plan Wednesday that could add 1,000 jobs over the next five years. Continue reading...

Fayetteville man starts new home sales model

Subscriber onlyKen Allen saved thousands of dollars when he bought a house last week on Mount Sequoyah in Fayetteville. The Dallas man used the services of Rob Florida at Realty Epic, a flat-fee real estate brokerage firm. Continue reading...

Recruiting, teaching physicians a top priority for Northwest Arkansas health leaders

About 150 leaders attend NWA Council’s health care summit

Subscriber onlyAddressing the shortage of medical workers is a top priority in strengthening Northwest Arkansas' health care economy. Continue reading...

NW Arkansas 25th in U.S. for population gain

Area grew 10% in 5 years; Pine Bluff saw loss of 6%

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas is among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, even as the Pine Bluff region experienced population decreases, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Continue reading...

Inn owner hopes interest in Johnson commercial developments helps sell property

Subscriber onlyMiles James hopes the increasing commercial development activity helps him sell a historic piece of Johnson real estate. Continue reading...

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