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Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $40.8 billion in June sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in June 2019 were $40.8 billion.

Construction on nearly 40,200 housing units completed in June in South

The total number of single-family homes completed in June for the South region of the U.S. was 40,200, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Residents and visitors to Alabama paid $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018

Alabama collected $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018, a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Construction started on South US multi-family homes in June falls over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in June 2019 in the United States’ South region was 12,800, compared to 20,900 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. beer, wine and liquor stores report $5 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for beer, wine and liquor stores for June 2019 was $5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Bank of Cave City receives satisfactory rating from feds

Bank of Cave City in Cave City, Arkansas received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

U.S. travel arrangement and reservation services report $12.5 billion in revenue for Q1 2019

Revenue for travel arrangement and reservation services across the U.S. was $12.5 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019.

The Northwest Technical Institute enrolls 237 undergrads

At the Northwest Technical Institute, 57 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 59 percent are male, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arkansas collects $8.3 million in public utilities license in 2018

Of the $9.8 billion in taxes collected by Arkansas in 2018, 0.1 percent, or, $8.3 million, came from public utilities license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Arkansas collects $25.5 million in motor vehicle operators license in 2017

Of the $9.5 billion in taxes collected by Arkansas in 2017, 0.3 percent, or, $25.5 million, came from motor vehicle operators license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.9% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of March in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers metropolitan statistical area was 263,100, a 1.9 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain enrolls 814 undergrads

At the University of Arkansas Community College Rich Mountain, 62 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 67 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.9 percent increase in June sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in June were $43.7 billion, an increase of 0.9 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

VA provides the same amount of Purchase Loans in Arkansas in Q2 vs. Q1 2019

The number of VA Purchase Loans for Arkansas in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 720, and totaled $135.4 million, according to figures provided by the Veterans Affairs Home Loans Index.

Peoples Bank in Sheridan last evaluated by feds in 2016

Peoples Bank in Sheridan, Arkansas received its last CRA evaluation from federal regulators on Aug. 29, 2016.

$324.1 billion spent on public construction in June 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $324.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

74 percent of applicants to the University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton were admitted for fall 2018

At the University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton, 70 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 63 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Riverside Bank in Sparkman rated as "satisfactory" by feds

Riverside Bank in Sparkman, Arkansas has been rated as "satisfactory" by federal regulators.

Arkansas Northeastern College enrolls 1,422 undergrads

At Arkansas Northeastern College, 68 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 62 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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