Independence Day vacationers looking to hit the crowded highways during the long Fourth of July weekend will have to shell out a little more of their hard-earned dollars for fuel in Arkansas and the rest of the U.S., industry analyst say.
The Sebastian County Election Commission on Monday (June 30) voted to hire former County Election Coordinator Jerry Huff as a consultant to work on elections through the end of this year even as the commission also announced Monday the hiring of Suzanne Morgan as election coordinator.
Suppliers for Wal-Mart Stores were notified Friday (June 27) that the retailer is making two major changes – including raising the automatic deduction from a supplier’s account to $100,000 – to its post-payment audit process effective July 15.
As the argument over whether the city or Fort Smith should hire an outside auditor to review legal billings following claims of invoices submitted for work never completed continues, the city of Fort Smith has confirmed the city's own internal auditor left the position effective May 16.
Noble Impact brought its mission of engaging students to pursue public service as entrepreneurs to the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith this week, culminating with a Friday afternoon (June 27) presentation of pitches from the students on how to solve real world problems currently being faced
Business leaders calling for the state’s public schools to connect to a university-based high-speed network hope to have cost estimates by mid-July and would like Gov. Mike Beebe to call a special session by the end of the year.
There was no shortage of new building projects taking shape in May among the region’s four largest cities. Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale and Fayetteville issues new construction — commercial and residential — permits valued at $90.895 million last month.