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BUSINESS MATTERS: To revitalize downtown, Forrest City nonprofit scales back approach

posted: 09/25/2016 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Reality has set in for the executive chairman of Downtown Forrest City.

PATENTS AWARDED

posted: 09/25/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans

OIL AND GAS REPORT

posted: 09/25/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 1 drilling permits, 2 well completions and 10 well recompletions. By county, they were:

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 09/25/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more:

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

posted: 09/25/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 08/22/2016 through 08/26/2016:

BUSINESS AWARDS

posted: 09/25/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Pam Kindall, pharmacy business specialist at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center, has been named National Outstanding Pharmacy Buyer of the Year by the National Pharmacy Purchasing Association.

BUSINESS PEOPLE: Latest promotions, hires by Arkansas companies, groups

updated: 09/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Sandy Straessle has been named customer service manager for Stone Bank's Banking Center in Little Rock.

On The Agenda

posted: 09/25/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Monday 1:30-3 p.m. -- Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120.

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 09/25/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Julie Olsen was promoted to director of development for University Initiatives and will assume fundraising responsibilities for the graduate school, international education and the Office of Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas. She will work with volunteers from each unit to raise private gift support, reporting to Kim Needy, dean of the graduate school and international education, and Jim Rankin, vice provost of the Office of Research and Economic Development.

Business news in brief

posted: 09/25/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

EJ Ball building bought for $3.1M

INCORPORATIONS

posted: 09/25/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Benton County Geobits Inc., Will Battles, 11856 Highfill Ave., Gentry

Little Rock shopping center bought for $7.1M

posted: 09/24/2016 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Colony West LLC, an entity set up by commercial real estate firm Sage Partners, purchased the Colony West Shopping Center in Little Rock for $7.1 million.

Index down 1.27 in heavy trading

posted: 09/24/2016 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that tracks the largest public companies based in the state, fell 1.27 to 337.55 Friday.

Plant expansion to add Harrison jobs

posted: 09/24/2016 2:15 a.m. Discuss

Lecheek Nutrition, which manufactures and distributes nutritional supplements, will invest $6.7 million to renovate 437,000 square feet of space in Harrison, the company announced Friday.

Bank in money trouble is closed

posted: 09/24/2016 2:14 a.m. Comment 1

Allied Bank of Mulberry, which had been in financial trouble since 2012 when it was sanctioned by the Federal Reserve, was closed Friday by the Arkansas State Bank Department.

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