The proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine announced the formation of an atypical construction management partnership at the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce's First Friday Breakfast this morning (Sept. 5).
Food insecurity is a problem that has only grown in severity since the financial crisis of 2008, according to a local food bank executive. Arvest Bank is teaming up with local organizations to reduce the number of hunger in the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions.
Voters in the Greenwood School District will go to the polls on Sept. 16 to decide whether to increase the district's millage rate by 1.9 mils and generate an estimated $590,000 more in annual district revenue.
A recent study released by the website Nerd Wallet lists Fort Smith as one of the cities in America "that are borrowing the least smart," but according to a Walton College of Business expert, the study may not mean doom and gloom for the Fort Smith area economy.
Mike Callan’s office at Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corp. was almost empty the Thursday before the Labor Day weekend. There were hooks on the walls where pictures once hung. On his desk was a box of shotgun shells and Rice Krispie treats in a Ziploc bag.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors voted Tuesday (Sept. 2) to close a portion of Veterans Avenue in Chaffee Crossing to make way for possible future expansion plans for the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The Fort Smith Central Improvement District approved a variance at a special meeting Tuesday (Sept. 2) that would allow a new Jimmy John's sandwich shop under construction at 822 Garrison Avenue to incorporate construction elements that differ from downtown guidelines.
In an economic age where many companies are returning their manufacturing operations from overseas to in part satisfy consumer demands and also save money, an Arkansas-based company already has that advantage.
Cereal giant Kellogg recently unveiled plans involving two new sustainability commitments — responsible sourcing and natural resources – that should help the company’s ratings on the Wal-Mart Stores sustainability index.
Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground on its new $60 million completion facility in Little Rock. The 250,000 square feet project will allow the Paris-based aviation firm to handle new aircraft projects and upgrade existing facilities, including the Falcon 5x and 8x models.
Arkansas’ efforts to grapple with a new EPA rule that will have a huge impact on the economy is still in the education phase and one key regulator says it’s “too early” to tell which direction the state may go in complying with the rule.