Wal-Mart said it will not sign an accord with European retailers over factory safety in Bangladesh, but has opted to conduct its own inspections at 100% of the factories in that country where goods for the retail giant are made.
It’s been seven years since the local real estate market has favored sellers to the extent seen last month as buyer demand outpaced inventory levels, according to industry analyst Paul Bynum with MountData.com.
Regionalism is part of the allure of Fort Smith and it will be key to the future growth of the area's economy. That is according to two speakers at the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce's Business Expo today (May 10).
Despite all of the discussion in the legislature about Act 226, a bill that would allow faculty and staff to carry a concealed firearm on college campuses, NorthWest Arkansas Community College has received a recommendation to its Board of Trustees to exercise the right to ban firearms on campus.
Auditor of State Charlie Daniels (D) announced earlier this week that he would not seek re-election to another term of office in 2014. His eventual retirement will mark nearly three decades of elective office for the long-time Democratic constitutional officer.