posted: 09/20/2014 2:18 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate rose to 6.3 percent in August from 6.2 percent in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
posted: 09/18/2014 4:53 a.m.
Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of JCB Aero of Toulouse, France, plans to hire 75 workers at a facility near the Little Rock Port to work with Dassault Falcon Jet, the chairman of Beaudet said Wednesday.
posted: 09/12/2014 2:07 a.m.
George Gleason, chairman and chief executive officer of Bank of the Ozarks, and his wife Linda, a bank director, sold 40,000 shares of the bank’s stock, according to a federal filing on Wednesday.
posted: 09/10/2014 4:53 a.m.
About a third of Arkansas' auto buyers are signing new-car loans with payments stretching out six years and beyond.
posted: 09/06/2014 2:13 a.m.
First Arkansas Bank and Trust of Jacksonville on Friday sued John Rogers of North Little Rock, owner of Rogers Photo Archive, for $14.2 million for loans the bank made that haven't been repaid.
posted: 09/05/2014 1:57 a.m.
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has instituted 200 to 300 more hours of inspections a year at Entergy's Arkansas Nuclear One plant in response to an accident that killed one worker in March last year.
posted: 09/04/2014 2:38 a.m.
The Little Rock metropolitan area ranked ninth among 14 cities in a 10-state region in an economic and quality of life study completed by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
posted: 08/29/2014 1:57 a.m.
Home sales in Arkansas jumped 10.8 percent in July compared with July last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Thursday.
posted: 08/29/2014 1:54 a.m.
Meeting the clean-air standards proposed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency will drive up electricity prices and reduce jobs in Arkansas, a representative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday.
posted: 08/28/2014 2:33 a.m.
A scientist who specializes in the molecular genetics of blood cell cancers, and a pioneer in computer virtual reality were introduced Wednesday as Arkansas Research Alliance Scholars.
posted: 08/23/2014 3:32 a.m.
Arkansas home sales jumped more than 10 percent in June compared with June last year, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.
posted: 08/19/2014 2:10 a.m.
ARKADELPHIA -- An Arkadelphia lawyer argued Monday that several national banks and other mortgage companies have failed for years to pay the recording fees required for mortgage transfers in Arkansas' 75 counties.
posted: 08/17/2014 2:07 a.m.
Arkansas' three major publicly traded banks have been on a shopping spree over the past four years, buying more than 30 banks in 11 states.
posted: 08/13/2014 2:34 a.m.
Nucor Steel, an owner of two steel mills near Blytheville, has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to stop the construction of the $1.3 billion Big River Steel plant near Osceola.
posted: 08/09/2014 2:08 a.m.
A natural gas power plant in El Dorado, whose owner filed for bankruptcy protection this week, is a possible source for electricity that would help Arkansas meet strict new clean air standards.