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'Can work this out,' archivist says

posted: 09/28/2014 2:14 a.m. Discuss

John Rogers' photo archive business hit a wall this year, starting with an FBI raid on his office and home, followed by two multimillion-dollar lawsuits, a pending divorce and major changes at his company.

BUSINESS MATTERS: Out-of-the-way Burgundy Hotel offers a fresh face on LR lodgings

posted: 09/28/2014 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Painter's tape still adorned patio fixtures on the perimeter of the pool during a recent visit to The Burgundy Hotel in west Little Rock. A month and several guests after the hotel's grand opening, Room 103 still smells of fresh paint and new carpet.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

posted: 09/28/2014 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded 09/02/2014 through 09/05/2014: Supermarine Of Little Rock LLC to Stephens Investments Holdings, LLC, W/2 SE 12-1N-12W, $9,201,800.

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 09/28/2014 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: COMMERCIAL Salton Companies LLC, 102 S. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, $1,300,000.

OIL AND GAS REPORT

posted: 09/28/2014 2:02 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 21 drilling permits, 22 well completions and 2 well recompletions. By county, they were:

BUSINESS AWARDS

posted: 09/28/2014 2:02 a.m. Discuss

COMMUNICATIONS Mangan Holcomb Partners won 10 awards, including Best of Show, at the Arkansas' chapter of the Public Relations Society of America's annual Prism Awards.

BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 09/28/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

BANKING The Arkansas State Bank Department has promoted Shawn Dunham to commissioned senior examiner.

Knight-USA Truck truce nears end

posted: 09/27/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

A standstill agreement between Knight Transportation and USA Truck expires at the end of the month, but little is expected to change about the relationship between the two competitors.

News in brief

posted: 09/27/2014 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Kerusso to offer line of Left Behind items Eureka Springs-based Christian T-shirt maker Kerusso is releasing a line of products for the new Left Behind film.

Wal-Mart Markets face opposition in northeast Mississippi

posted: 09/26/2014 3:01 p.m. Discuss

Some Tupelo businesses and residents aren't too thrilled about the possibility of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. building three of its smaller-format Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets in the city, but they may not be able to halt what appears to be inevitable.

Bank group knocks foray by Wal-Mart

posted: 09/26/2014 3:44 a.m. Comments 2

Wal-Mart's latest push into banking -- the offering of mobile checking account services through Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-insured Green Dot Bank -- drew the ire of the Independent Community Bankers of America on Thursday.

New bill puts end to direct payment

posted: 09/26/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

The new farm bill requires farmers to make a choice in how they will be compensated if disaster strikes.

New cancer center going up in LR

posted: 09/26/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

The 170,000-square-foot, $90 million CARTI Cancer Center will be able to treat as many as 800 patients a day when it opens in Little Rock next fall, the center's chief executive officer said Thursday.

Allens' judge hears asset-transfer sides

posted: 09/26/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- A bankruptcy judge heard objections Thursday by produce suppliers to the transfer of property once owned by bankrupt Allens Inc. to its buyer until more than $12 million is set aside to cover their claims made under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

News in brief

posted: 09/26/2014 1:48 a.m. Discuss

Cobb-Vantress gets $1.1 million in grant

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