America's Car-Mart announced the opening of its 139th dealership, the fifth new lot opening this fiscal year. The dealership is located in Valdosta, Ga., also the fifth Car-Mart lot in the Peach State, according to the release.
The Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus cardiovascular technology adult echocardiography (CVT) program has been granted initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
The Run Bentonville Half Marathon slated for 7 a.m., Saturday, March 28, has already registered some 2,300 participants for its various events. This marks the event’s fifth anniversary and organizers are preparing for another turnout, according to Blair Cromwell of Visit Bentonville.
A Northwest Arkansas-based logistics company announced a major expansion and partnership Monday (March 23) that will mean enhanced warehousing and fulfillment capabilities for current and potential customers of both companies involved.
Former 188th Wing Commander Col. Mark Anderson has been awarded the Jack White Leadership Fort Smith Award. The award and other Community Leadership Awards will be presented at the Alumni Association’s annual Commencement and Leadership Awards Ceremony on May 14.
The theatre program at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith took home two national and three regional awards from The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, accolades which solidify the department’s reputation as one of the best theatre programs in the region.
Retailer Target, following Wal-Mart’s lead, announced Wednesday (March 18) it would raise its minimum wage to $9 per hour in April. The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour but at least a dozen states have set higher minimum pay rates being ushered in the in the next couple of years.
Northwest Health System will soon begin construction on a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit within its Bentonville hospital campus as part of a $3 million investment in local hospital updates, according to a release by the healthcare provider on Wednesday (March 18).
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has recently acquired Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jimson Weed/ White Flower No. 1, (1932, oil on canvas), which will debut in a focused exhibition, Georgia O’Keeffe: See What I See, on March 28 in the museum’s north exhibition gallery.