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Wal-Mart expands protein bars to main grocery aisles

posted: 10/06/2015 12:52 p.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is expanding its offering of protein bars like Special K and Clif beyond the health food areas to the main grocery aisles of its stores, starting in January.

3 plan to renovate Spa City building for boutique hotel

posted: 10/06/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The five-story Thompson Building, considered a gem of the Central Avenue Historic District of downtown Hot Springs, will soon be renovated into a 62-room boutique hotel.

Apartment market tightens in Pulaski County

posted: 10/06/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Apartment vacancies in Pulaski County dropped to 8.1 percent in the second quarter, compared with 8.8 percent in the first three months of the year, owners of a Little Rock firm that tracks the central Arkansas apartment market said.

Runoff today will decide Van Buren School Board seat

posted: 10/06/2015 3:49 a.m. Discuss

VAN BUREN -- Two candidates face off in a runoff election today for the at-large Van Buren School Board position 6 seat.

News in brief

posted: 10/06/2015 2:33 a.m. Discuss

$240,059 put in pot of Turner bankruptcy

Banking giant cuts down on drive-up lanes in Arkansas

posted: 10/05/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Bank of America has been closing the drive-thru lanes at some of its 23 branches in Arkansas, a bank spokesman said last week.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 10/05/2015 2:18 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Ashley N. Dunlap, 1416 Pamela Way, Sept. 30, 2015, Chapter 7. Dion E. Baker, 14702 Parkway Circle, Sept. 25, 2015, Chapter 13.

Newly paved road now a rough ride

posted: 10/05/2015 1:02 a.m. Comment 1

Six months after an important artery serving the Lonoke County School District was repaved, a four-block section of it is falling apart to the point of blocking buses and vehicles of parents and students who were supposed to be using it.

UA joins wave on sports suites

updated: 10/04/2015 5:27 a.m. Comment 1

The University of Arkansas athletic department doesn't have an official waiting list for businesses or individuals wanting to lease some of the 133 suites in Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium on the Fayetteville campus.

Drug-free poultry profits slim

posted: 10/04/2015 3:43 a.m. Discuss

Poultry raised without the routine use of antibiotics has gone mainstream, but small-scale farmers who have raised antibiotic-free birds for years aren't seeing the profits.

Wal-Mart unveils store changes

posted: 10/04/2015 3:39 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- An empty seafood case stopped Jane Ewing in her tracks during a recent Wal-Mart store visit.

Former cookie-maker gets taste of snack-mix market

posted: 10/04/2015 3:37 a.m. Discuss

Wicked Mix owner Brent Bumpers took the basic formula for another company's gourmet snack mix and is turning it into a business that is on track to rival or surpass the gourmet cookie company, Brent & Sam's, that he sold in 2008.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Rogers road projects drive commercial development surge

posted: 10/04/2015 3:35 a.m. Discuss

Drive around the Northwest Arkansas city of Rogers these days and two things will likely jump out at you.


posted: 10/04/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

ARCHITECTURE CDI Contractors has announced the addition of Jonathan Ramsey to the Northwest Arkansas office in Fayetteville as a business development representative.


posted: 10/04/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

MARKETING Mass Enthusiasm, a full-service digital marketing communications agency in Little Rock, received seven awards from the American Graphic Design Awards, an annual competition of Graphic Design USA.




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