posted: 02/24/2015 2:08 a.m.
Arkansas home sales rose 6.9 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the the Arkansas Realtors Association.
posted: 02/21/2015 2:11 a.m.
A ship carrying the 3-pound, pirate-themed medals for the Little Rock Marathon, which had been stranded for days off the coast of Long Beach, Calif., finally docked Thursday, Gina Marchese Pharis, executive director of the marathon, said Friday.
posted: 02/19/2015 2:22 a.m.
The apartment vacancy rate in Pulaski County was little changed in the fourth quarter last year compared with the third quarter, according to owners of a firm that follows the central Arkansas apartment market.
posted: 02/13/2015 1:54 a.m.
EL DORADO -- The Arkansas Economic Development Commission approved $14 million in bond guaranties Thursday that will create 120 jobs from expansions at manufacturing plants in Newport and Pine Bluff.
posted: 02/07/2015 2:12 a.m.
Several companies are researching buying the photo-archive businesses built by John Rogers, the receiver appointed to watch over Rogers' properties said.
posted: 02/04/2015 2:17 a.m.
Municipal bond issues totaled almost $2 billion in Arkansas last year, about 20 percent below the $2.5 billion in 2013, according to statistics from Thomson-Reuters.
posted: 02/01/2015 1:51 a.m.
Bank of the Ozarks is considering opening lending offices in Seattle, Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago over the next two years, says George Gleason, the bank's chairman and chief executive officer.
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.