posted: 09/03/2014 2:33 a.m.
Variety store Dollar General isn't giving up on its plans to acquire fledgling competitor Family Dollar, even though Family Dollar rejected an earlier Dollar General offer that was already more attractive than the one it inked with a third rival, Dollar Tree.
posted: 09/03/2014 2:31 a.m.
Flooding that began in late June will lead to more than $35 million in lost crop value for farmers in 10 Arkansas counties, though the full extent won't be known until after harvest, according to a University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service study.
posted: 09/03/2014 2:23 a.m.
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year.
posted: 09/03/2014 2:14 a.m.
PB bank completes Delta Trust buyout Simmons First National Corp. has completed the purchase of Delta Trust & Bank of Little Rock, the Pine Bluff banking firm said Tuesday.
posted: 09/02/2014 12:25 p.m.
Pine Bluff-based Simmons First National Corp. on Tuesday announced it has completed its acquisition of Delta Trust and Banking Corp., a $66 million merger deal announced in March.
posted: 09/02/2014 8:47 a.m.
OMAHA, Neb.— A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states, including Arkansas, rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.
posted: 09/02/2014 8:01 a.m.
OSCEOLA — Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
updated: 09/02/2014 12:51 p.m.
Dassault Falcon Jet has officially begun work on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport.
posted: 09/01/2014 2:01 a.m.
NEW YORK -- The latest banks are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.
posted: 09/01/2014 1:59 a.m.
A few months ago, I tried out some slide-show-creation software for the Mac. Afterward, a few readers responded with a suggestion that I do the same for similar software for Windows PCs. Ask, and ye shall receive.
posted: 09/01/2014 1:58 a.m.
Though we're not professional artists or even students, we decided to try Corel's new Painter 2015.
posted: 09/01/2014 1:51 a.m.
ALEXANDER Audrey Ann Armstrong, 3523 Centark Circle, Aug. 25, 2014, Chapter 13.
posted: 08/31/2014 5:40 a.m.
Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeastern United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers in Arkansas and elsewhere take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them harvest it with typical agriculture equipment.
posted: 08/31/2014 2:49 a.m.
Though only 220 steps separate Dickson Street Bookshop from Nightbird Books in downtown Fayetteville, the bookstores' strategies for succeeding in a tricky market could not be further apart.
posted: 08/31/2014 2:27 a.m.
The nation's shale drilling boom is starting to change the pipeline landscape in Arkansas.