posted: 03/05/2014 3:12 a.m.
Wallace Fowler, the largest shareholder of Liberty Bancshares of Jonesboro when it was sold to Home BancShares last year, is not listed among Home Banc-Shares’ directors in the Conway bank’s proxy statement that was filed Tuesday.
posted: 03/01/2014 2:11 a.m.
Al Rajabi, a partner at Full Service Hospitality LLC of San Antonio, made the winning bid of $5 million for the Clarion Hotel Medical Center on University Avenue in Little Rock, Steve Sipes, Pulaski County’s circuit court administrator, said Friday.
posted: 02/25/2014 2:27 a.m.
Entergy Arkansas overcharged Osceola for electricity by more than $4.4 million from 2007 through 2009, the Mississippi County community claims in a lawsuit filed last year in federal court.
posted: 02/23/2014 3:21 a.m.
When Frankie Pratt, chief executive officer at Little River Bank in Lepanto, began his 47-year banking career, he was an examiner with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. carrying two brown booklets filled with banking regulations.
posted: 02/22/2014 2:12 a.m.
A German contractor for the proposed Big River Steel LLC mill to be built near Osceola did not guarantee its work will meet air-quality standards, based on written comments and email messages from the firm presented at a hearing Friday.
posted: 02/21/2014 3:13 a.m.
The lack of a preliminary air permit by the company’s June goal would not have derailed the Big River Steel project, the manager who helped prepare the permit told a judge Thursday.
posted: 02/20/2014 3:30 a.m.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality had to “scramble” to meet a department-selected deadline to issue a preliminary permit for the Big River Steel plant, according to testimony at a hearing Wednesday.
posted: 02/19/2014 3:25 a.m.
Attorneys for Nucor Corp. and Big River Steel LLC said Tuesday that there will be an appeal no matter the outcome of a hearing this week before the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission over an air permit for the new Mississippi County steel mill.
posted: 02/12/2014 3:27 a.m.
Occupancy rates at Pulaski County apartment complexes fell about 1 percent in the fourth quarter last year compared with the same period in 2012, a company that tracks the apartment market in central Arkansas said Tuesday.
posted: 02/07/2014 1:59 a.m.
Heath Abshure, commissioner of the Arkansas Securities Department, under reported his reimbursed expenses for trips in 2011 through 2013 by more than $15,000, Stephens Inc. claimed in a letter Thursday to the legislative Joint Performance Review Committee.
posted: 02/01/2014 2:22 a.m.
Heath Abshure, commissioner of the Arkansas Securities Department, has filed his annual statement of financial interest for 2013 with the secretary of state’s office, listing $12,962 in nongovernmental sources of payment.
posted: 01/31/2014 2:34 a.m.
Bank of the Ozarks has agreed to buy Summit Bancorp of Arkadelphia for $216 million, the Little Rock firm said Thursday.
posted: 01/30/2014 3:30 a.m.
Arkansas home sales ended 2013 with a significant jump as December sales were up almost 18 percent compared with December 2012 and annual sales rose almost 13 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Wednesday.
posted: 01/29/2014 3:29 a.m.
Arkansas’ civilian labor force grew for the second straight month in December and the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.4 percent from 7.5 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday.
posted: 01/25/2014 3:24 a.m.
More than 100,000 new vehicles were registered in Arkansas last year, the highest total since title information became available in 2008, said Cross-Sell of Lexington, Ky., an automotive research firm.