posted: 01/27/2015 2:32 a.m.
New vehicle registrations in Arkansas returned to pre-recession levels last year, rising 40 percent compared with 2013, according to data from Cross-Sell of Lexington, Ky.
posted: 01/23/2015 2:32 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. had net income of $12.6 million in the fourth quarter last year, more than triple the $3.8 million it earned in the same period of 2013, the Pine Bluff bank said Thursday.
posted: 01/17/2015 2:06 a.m.
An attorney for Big River Steel, which is building a $1.3 billion steel mill near Osceola, told U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes on Friday that a lawsuit against the firm should be dismissed because the legal points in the case already have been decided.
posted: 01/16/2015 1:53 a.m.
Bank of the Ozarks' fourth-quarter earnings last year were $34.8 million, up 42 percent from $24.4 million in the same period of 2013, the Little Rock-based bank said Thursday.
posted: 01/16/2015 1:52 a.m.
Home BancShares earned $29.9 million in the fourth quarter last year, more than double the net income of $13 million for the same period of 2013, the parent company of Centennial Bank said Thursday.
posted: 01/14/2015 2:25 a.m.
An Atlanta investment group has offered to pay $59 million for essentially all of the photo archives once owned by John Rogers, the receiver in lawsuits against Rogers said Tuesday.
posted: 01/13/2015 2:12 a.m.
The Arkansas Public Service Commission has approved a 3.4 percent rate increase for Entergy Arkansas residential customers that had been mandated by federal regulators.
posted: 01/10/2015 1:56 a.m.
Arkansas has offered incentive packages to two manufacturing facilities in the state that will help create almost 350 jobs, said Grant Tennille, director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.
posted: 01/09/2015 1:52 a.m.
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission expects to make a pitch next month to the state Legislature to help land a megaproject that could bring 500 jobs.
posted: 01/06/2015 1:54 a.m.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza appointed a receiver Monday to represent John Rogers' photo archive businesses in a lawsuit filed last year by First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville.
posted: 01/01/2015 2:28 a.m.
For the second year in a row, trucking companies posted the best returns for investors among Arkansas-based companies.
posted: 12/31/2014 2:10 a.m.
The vacancy rate for Pulaski County apartments was 8.3 percent in the third quarter this year, almost double the national rate, owners of a company that tracks the apartment market in central Arkansas say.
posted: 12/28/2014 2:23 a.m.
Arkadelphia-based Southern Bancorp has more than tripled its assets in the past five years, the largest percentage increase of any bank in the state.
posted: 12/27/2014 1:54 a.m.
Entergy Corp. began construction last month on two $23 million transmission operations centers in Little Rock and in Jackson, Miss., that will consolidate work now being done in six smaller centers in the company's four-state service area.
posted: 12/13/2014 1:53 a.m.
Flake & Kelley Commercial plans to build a $10 million medical office building on the Baptist Health campus in Little Rock, the first such building near the hospital since the 1980s, the developer said Friday.