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Subdivision plan on agenda, has foes

posted: 10/08/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Neighbors of a new 266-home subdivision, proposed for the south side of Kanis Road between the Chenal Downs subdivision and Walnut Grove Road, are rallying against the developer, Wayne Richie.

Request: Revisit tech park lenders

posted: 10/07/2015 2:13 a.m. Discuss

C.J. Duvall asked the rest of the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board to reconsider the makeup of the banking group that is financing the first phase of the $100 million tech park downtown.

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.

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.

Carson Kressley of 'Queer Eye' to host Little Rock fashion show

posted: 10/01/2015 10:42 a.m. Discuss

Bravo Television personality Carson Kressley will host a fashion show at Outlets of Little Rock during the outlet mall's opening weekend Oct. 15-18.

AEDC to seek $2.2 million for marketing

posted: 09/27/2015 3:32 a.m. Comment 1

Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston said he will ask the state Legislature to at least double the commission’s annual marketing budget of $1.1 million.

Credit union says it lost out on tech park

posted: 09/24/2015 5:42 a.m. Comments 5

The Arkansas Federal Credit Union said Wednesday that it lost out on some $400,000 in potential gross interest income over the six-year term of a loan it was to make toward $17.5 million in initial funding for the Little Rock Technology Park.

LR firm receives startup award

posted: 09/22/2015 2:50 a.m. Discuss

Apptegy, a Little Rock technology firm founded and majority-owned by a native of India, was named Minority Startup of the Year at Monday's Minority Business Awards Luncheon, the culmination of the 33rd annual Minority Enterprise Development Week, which is run by the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Benton to build utilities to shops

posted: 09/16/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Benton is dedicating up to $1.4 million from its general fund to extend utilities and infrastructure to an area where a Tennessee developer wants to put a new 160,000-square-foot shopping center.

Little furniture dealer wins top award

posted: 09/13/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

The late Earl Herring started Herring Furniture in the old logging town of Strong in the 1940s by first selling propane systems and appliances out of the back of his car.




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