Concerns raised earlier this year by members of the Sebastian County Quorum Court that the planned Ben Geren Aquatics Center could come in over budget have been realized after County Judge David Hudson revealed at Tuesday’s (Nov.
Megan Anthony is an example, according to Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of the retailer’s pledge to hire and support military veterans. Wal-Mart is the nation’s largest private employers of service men and women, numbering more than 100,000.
An Arkansas Congressional district political fight, analysis of Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, possible recovery in the region’s home sales and a dig at Whirlpool by Gov. Mike Beebe are part of the Nov. 8 Friday Wire for the Fort Smith region.
An Arkansas Congressional district political fight, analysis of Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, Northwest Arkansas home sales and a Fayetteville tax election are part of the Northwest Arkansas Friday Wire for Nov. 8.
The reading skills among Arkansas 8th graders have improved between 2013 and 1998, but scores still lag the national average and more than 40% of first-year college and university students in Arkansas require reading remediation courses.
Members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors were presented with a copy of the proposed city budget at Tuesday night's (Nov. 5) regular meeting. The proposed 2014 budget totals $201.1 million, with an operating budget of $110.1 million and a capital projects budget of $91 million.
It may come as a surprise to many young Arkansans applying for medical school that their MCAT scores are not the only item to be weighted in the admissions process at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.