On the day when the Port of Fort Smith officially opened its new railroad tracks to the public, its operator was full of thankfulness for the grant the port received from the state of Arkansas to replace aging rail lines.
Tontitown-based P.A.M. Transportation continued its rally during the first quarter of 2014. The truckload company reported net profits of $1.356 million on Wednesday (April 23). The truck carrier reversed the first quarter net losses of $456,267 posted in the year-ago period.
A new report from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reveals that the retailer has spent $439 million in legal fees and other costs in the past two years associated with investigations of alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Students in the El Dorado School District made gains in reading and math since the enactment of the El Dorado Promise as compared to matched peers in similar districts, according to a study released Thursday (April 23) by the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas.
Former CEO Wal-Mart Mike Duke earned $15.1 million less money in fiscal 2014 than in prior year, but he still collected $5.64 million in compensation as he transitioned into retirement effective Jan. 31.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children of Northwest Arkansas will host its annual Playhouse Palooza Construction Bash on Friday, May 2, at Pratt Place Barn in Fayetteville, Ark. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online.
The four largest cities in Northwest Arkansas reported collecting $4.31 million in sales tax revenue last month, up 8.61% from the April 2013 report. Sales taxes received in April reflects sales tax collected in February.