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3 theaters in 3 towns, 3 wishes to save them

posted: 07/06/2015 5:18 a.m. Comment 1

It's a tale of three Rialtos in Arkansas: the Rialto Theater in Searcy, the Rialto Community Arts Center in Morrilton and the Rialto Theater in El Dorado.

J.B. Hunt asks shippers to help save time

posted: 07/06/2015 2:25 a.m. Discuss

J.B. Hunt executive Craig Harper had the attention of the state's transportation industry earlier this year, telling members of the Arkansas Trucking Association that he needed help spreading an important message to shipping companies.

Tech Spotlight: Washable headphones offer cleaner sound alternative

posted: 07/06/2015 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Last week, I intended to talk about a couple of new headphones hitting the market. However, I was so impressed that I actually found earbud-style headphones that fit and that I liked, I had to expound a bit on that.

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 07/06/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

More than 220 bankruptcies were declared during the most recent filing period.

Sherwood center offerings bulk up

posted: 07/05/2015 4:52 a.m. Discuss

New fitness equipment at Sherwood's Bill Harmon Recreation Center is targeted toward all ages, sexes and abilities to allow strength and cardio workouts that focus on specific muscle groups or total body routines, center officials say.

Walmart Museum launches first website

posted: 07/05/2015 4:26 a.m. Discuss

The Walmart Heritage Group is taking the Walmart Museum to the world through its first independent website.

Security chips in the cards for Americans

posted: 07/05/2015 2:16 a.m. Discuss

Banks in Arkansas that issue credit cards are spending thousands of dollars to fund computer chip technology that promises to cut down on theft.

UALR area's fans aim to revive it

posted: 07/05/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

In the summer of 2001, Mosaic Church directional leader Mark DeYmaz and his wife, Linda, set out to start a church in Little Rock's 72204 ZIP code -- the area generally south of Interstate 630 and east of of Interstate 430.

UA grad finalist in global women's business contest

posted: 07/05/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Ellen Brune is headed to Paris. The 28-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Boston Mountain Biotech is one of 18 finalists selected from around the globe to compete for the Cartier Women's Initiative Award.

Business Matters: Rock Town Distillery, at first a risky business, notches its fifth year

posted: 07/05/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

There was really no five-year plan when Rock Town Distillery opened a little more than five years ago in Little Rock.

Real Estate Transactions

posted: 07/05/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 06/01/2015 through 06/05/2015:

Building Permits

posted: 07/05/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

Hart Construction LLC, 12300 Chenal Pkwy, Little Rock, received a building permit for a structure estimated at $1,000,000.

Oil and Gas Report

posted: 07/05/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 1 drilling permits, no well completions and 6 well recompletions.

Patents Awarded

posted: 07/05/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans June 30:

NWA Business News in Brief: Village Insurance wins award

posted: 07/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Village Insurance in Bella Vista won the inaugural Top State Host award from AARP.

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